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Found a stash of 4630 wax and started to play around with it. Poured cooler less sinkholes, no adhesion. Poured hot 175 perfect adhesion sinkhole near wick. Is this a heat gun, two pour kind o wax? Also assuming it was paraffin and would burn faster than soy, the wax I have burn slower than the soy waxes I have been using. I’m using htp wicks and they burn fine. It’s the sinkholes that are annoying.

Any tips for this? 

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Are these holes around the wick?  I've never had a wax that doesn't have them in my containers, and 4630 was no different (they weren't crazy bad though).  I simply use a heat gun.  

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Sounds like a pouring temperature thing.   What temperature are you pouning at?

 

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It's a fickle pickle when it comes to wet spots.  I can eliminate holes by pouring in the 160's and cooling slowly, but I've never been able to eliminate the wet spots.  

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Okay I modified my wax and lowered the temp. Was pouring a bit high for this wax.

I was surprised at hard this wax was and the suggested lower HTP wicks did not work for me, though I like a slightly faster burn as I don’t think people sit around and burn for two hours on the initial burn with candles. 

Also to me this wax burns slowly not quickly as I thought it would for paraffin. When I have used 4627, that burns fast and Smokey.

i have not had any ring around the collar with this wax. It burns clean for me.

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I use this wax exclusively for containers and always pour around 160.  Any higher temp will cause sink holes.

 

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