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Zinc Core™ Wick

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Zinc Core™ Wick is a unique construction that provides maximum rigidity in a wide variety of candle systems. The zinc core’s jacket design is 100% all natural and maintains unmatched rigidity in the molten wax pool.

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Features of Zinc Core™ Wick

  • Wicks contain a zinc core; they are not lead alloys.
  • Provide maximum rigidity.
  • Jacket design is 100% all natural.

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Wick Suggestions for Zinc Core™ Wick

Definitions Extra Small Small Medium Large Extra Large
Containers Less than 1″ 1″-2″ 2″-3″ 3″-4″ 5″ & Up
Votives 1″-1 1/2″ 1 1/2″-2 1/2″
Pillars Less than 1″ 1″-2″ 2″-3″ 3″-4″ 5″ & Up
Tapers 3/16″-1/2″ 1/2″-3/4″ 3/4″-7/8″

 

Rate Chart for Zinc Core™ Wick

Wick Flame HT  ROC   Wax Pool  Containers Pillars Votives Tapers
cm (in) g/hr (oz/hr) cm (in)
10-26 Z 1.04 (0.41) 1.84 (0.06) 3.40 (1.34) extra small extra small small not suggested
28-24 SP Z 1.15 (0.45) 1.95 (0.07) 3.43 (1.35) extra small extra small small
28-24 Z 1.23 (0.49) 2.14 (0.07) 3.46 (1.36) small small small
10-30 Z 1.38 (0.54) 2.18 (0.08) 3.51 (1.38) small small small
32-24 Z 1.57 (0.62) 2.38 (0.08) 3.57 (1.41) small small small
34-24 Z 1.74 (0.68) 2.55 (0.09) 3.63 (1.43) small small small
36-24 Z 1.91 (0.75) 2.72 (0.10) 3.68 (1.45) small medium medium
34-40 Z 1.97 (0.77) 2.78 (0.10) 3.70 (1.46) medium medium medium
36-28 SP Z 2.04 (0.80) 2.86 (0.10) 3.73 (1.47) medium medium medium
34-40 SP Z 2.16 (0.85) 2.97 (0.10) 3.77 (1.48) medium medium medium
36-24-24 Z 2.44 (0.96) 3.14 (0.11) 3.82 (1.50) medium medium medium
44-20-18 Z 2.75 (1.08) 3.93 (0.14) 4.08 (1.61) medium medium medium
44-24-18 Z 2.86 (1.13) 4.15 (0.15) 4.15 (1.63) medium medium medium
44-28-18 Z 2.97 (1.17) 4.36 (0.15) 4.22 (1.66) large medium medium
44-32-18 Z 3.08 (1.21) 4.57 (0.16) 4.29 (1.69) large large
44-36-18 Z 3.19 (1.25) 4.78 (0.17) 4.36 (1.72) large large
51-32-18 Z 3.38 (1.33) 5.17 (0.18) 4.49 (1.77) large large
51-36-18 Z 3.49 (1.37) 5.38 (0.19) 4.56 (1.79) large large
60-44-18 Z 4.11 (1.62) 6.58 (0.23) 4.95 (1.95) large large
62-52-18 Z 4.41 (1.74) 7.17 (0.25) 5.14 (2.03) large large

DISCLAIMER

The rate chart is provided by Atkins & Pearce merely as an additional tool to assist the customer in making an appropriate wick selection. This is only provided to serve as suggestions of wicks that may be appropriate based upon certain criteria and should not be relied upon as determinative or as a substitute for customer testing.

Many variables exist in candle wax types, additives, and formulations for individual candle systems. Zinc Core Wicks made by Atkins & Pearce are not lead alloys, they are zinc. According to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, a lead-cored wick is defined as a wick containing a metal core with greater than 0.06% lead weight in the metal. Atkins & Pearce Zinc Core Wicks have a maximum lead content of 0.004%, which is well below the US Consumer Product Safety Commission’s standard 16CFR 1500.17 (a) (13). Final wick selection should always be confirmed through the customer's own testing process to determine if a particular wick is the correct choice for a particular candle system.

Atkins & Pearce is not responsible for selections made by the customer using any of the reference material provided. For optimal burn performance in specific candle systems, we strongly recommend that customers conduct exhaustive burn tests in their own burn lab and consider retaining samples for their future internal reference. The importance of candle testing and data validation cannot be overstated.

As the customer, you and your company are responsible for appropriately testing all Atkins & Pearce wicks in your candle formulations and for making the final wick selection based upon meeting appropriate candle safety and burn standards. Atkins & Pearce makes no representation or warranty, expressed or implied, at law or in equity, in respect of the information provided, including, without limitation, with respect to merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose, which representations or warranties are hereby expressly disclaimed.

 

Candle manufacturers worldwide rely on our uncompromising wick quality and expertise to ensure the optimal burn performance in their particular candle systems. We manufacture a diverse line of wicks to fit all types of candle constructions making us proud to be The Heart of Great Candles®. Whether you are looking for a self-trimming wick, optimal fragrance throw, a consistent burn for non-paraffin waxes, or reduced smoking and carbon, Atkins & Pearce has a wick that will fit your custom need. With 14 wick lines containing over 165 standard wicks and endless options for customization, we will help you determine which solution is correct for your candle system.

If you're unsure where to begin, feel free to contact us for specific wick recommendations. Please know that to make the best and most appropriate recommendations we will need to know your intended Candle System Type(s) and Diameter Size(s), as well as your intended Wax Type(s).

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Candle System Optimization

With the extensive options for waxes, fragrances, dyes, and containers available in today’s candle market, Atkins & Pearce understands that a precise wick solution will be required to fit each distinct candle system. To make wick selection as effective and efficient as possible for our clients, we offer free Candle System Optimization at our in-house candle lab. With this service, our wick experts determine which wick will provide your particular candle system with optimal burn performance based on the specifications you provide. We then test this wick in a sample group of your candles and provide you with performance results. With Atkins & Pearce Candle System Optimization, we are sure to find your one best wick.

 

Customization & New Product Development

Candlewick is Atkins & Pearce’s oldest product line; our wicks illuminated non-electric homes in post-Civil War America and today appear in candles worldwide. We have thrived for two centuries innovating wicks to serve an ever-changing candle market. We welcome the opportunity to modify wicks or develop wick solutions that fit your individual candle needs. Our guidance and collaboration has allowed many of our customers to design and market exclusive and patentable wick solutions for their particular candle systems.

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