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IGI candle waxes include a full line of innovative paraffin wax, vegetable wax, and hybrid wax formulations for jar filled and pillar/votive candles each tailored for the varying needs of a diverse customer base.
Waxes for use in candle formulations
IGI offers a full range of paraffin, microcrystalline, and petrolatum products for use as building blocks for customers that compound their own blends for use in manufacturing candles. Those customers find the consistency and repeatable performance a huge benefit to their finished candle performance.
|IGI® 2202A||120°F (ASTM D87) scale wax||Base wax for container candle formulations|
|IGI® 2281A||122°F (ASTM D87) scale wax||Base wax for container candle formulations|
|IGI® 1230A||130°F (ASTM D87) melting point paraffin wax.||Base wax for container, votive, and tart wax formulations.|
|IGI® 1235C||128°F (ASTM D87) melting point paraffin wax.||Base wax for container candle formulations|
|IGI® 1239A||140°F (ASTM D87) melt point paraffin wax||Base wax for votive, pillar, taper, and "cut and carve", and tart formulas|
|IGI® 1297A||150°F (ASTM D87) melt point paraffin wax||Base wax for pillar, votive, taper, and "hurricane" formulas|
|MICROSERE® 5788A||150°F (ASTM D938) melt point microcrystalline wax||Used as an additive to increase fragrance retention and improve aesthetics of the candle.|
|MICROSERE® 5715A||175°F (ASTM D938) microcrystalline wax||Use as an additive to increase fragrance retention and improve appearance in candle formulations|
|MICROSERE® 5909A||195°F (ASTM D938) microcrystalline wax||Used as an additive to harden pillar, votive, and other molded candles. Improve aesthetics of the candle – much smoother surface & slumping during hot shipping conditions|
|IGI® 0386A||132°F (ASTM D127) white petrolatum||Can be used in candle formulations to increase softness and improve fragrance retention, jar adhesion & overall aesthetics of the candle.|
Blends for container candles
|Product Code||Candle Appearance||Blend Consistency||Description|
|PARAFFLEX® 4630A||Opaque/subtle colors can be achieved. Semi-gloss top finish.||Creamy soft.||Economical, soft, smooth, white to off-white, creamy single pour container blend. Excellent fragrance throw, burn and aesthetics. Can accommodate fragrance oil up to a 10% level.|
|PARAFFLEX® 4786A||Smooth, creamy, and opaque; able to achieve vibrant colors. Matte appearance.||Hard||Excellent multi-functional container & wax melts blend based on paraffin, with optimal hot fragrance release and clean burn for container candles. Can accommodate fragrance oil up to a 15% level.|
|IGI®1288B||Mottled appearance||Hard||Good adherence to container wall and maximum mottling can be obtain under optimal conditions. Need to protect against heat during transport and storage, as this may affect mottled appearance. Can accommodate fragrance oil up to a 5% level. May require multiple pour to achieve a level surface|
|IGI® 6006A||Smooth, opaque appearance||Soft||Optimized paraffin-soy soft container blend with creamy appearance, excellent fra¬grance throw and burn characteristics. Can accommodate fragrance oil up to a 10% level.|
|IGI® 6027A||Smooth creamy appearance||Soft||Paraffin-soy-coconut container blend. Excellent surface aesthetics, fragrance throw and clean burn characteristics.|
|IGI®6028A||Smooth opaque Pillars||Hard||Soy-paraffin pillar and wax melt blend, with smooth surface and good mold release. Excellent hot fragrance release and clean burn in pillars. Can accommodate fragrances specifically developed for paraffin/vegetable waxes up to a 5% level. Clean burning, minimal blooming.|
|IGI®6036A||Smooth, opaque appearance||Soft||Soy-paraffin container blend with good surface aesthetics for soy-content marketing claims. Clean burn and good fragrance throw.|
|IGI® 6046A||Smooth and Glossy Appearance||Soft||Paraffin-coconut container blend with smooth & creamy aesthetics. Excellent fragrance release and clean burn. Can accommodate fragrances specifically developed for paraffin/vegetable waxes up to a 12 % level.|
|IGI®6098A||Smooth, opaque appearance||Soft||Luxury/premium paraffin-soy creamy container blend for awesome fragrance throw and burn characteristics. Excellent aesthetics. Can accommodate fragrances specifically developed for paraffin/vegetable waxes up to a 12 % level.|
Specialty blends for other candle types
IGI offers specialty blends designed to offer the candle manufacturer a high performance product for particular types of candles, including:
- Molded candles, such as pillar and votive
- Wax melts, tarts, and “wax chips”
- Palm wax products, which produce unique surface effects
- Additional blends for container candles
- Custom blends, designed for specific customer applications
The Right Wax for Your Candles
The candle industry is a diverse one. IGI serves customers in virtually every category from high-end pillars, container and custom shapes to utilitarian votives.
Make IGI Your Wax Partner
Looking for a wax supplier with real answers to all of your questions? Better color, scent-loads, burn times and more are all possible with the right wax. Talk to us about your candles and your market. There are truly endless possibilities.
The candle market is a consistent one that crosses socio-economic and cultural divides. Candles have style and are always changing due to the fashion and trends of the moment. IGI can help you with the latest in modern candle manufacturing.
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