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KeraSoy Container is a blend specifically developed for the production of container candles. It is suitable for further blending with fragrances and oil soluble dyestuffs. KeraSoy Container blend is biodegradable and vegan friendly. No animal products are used and no animal testing has been carried out in its manufacture. This wax comes in pastille form.
|Congealing Point °C||ASTM D938||34-42||39.0|
|Melting Point °C||IP371||42-48||45.5|
Manufacturers Notes : KeraSoy Container does not require additives, other than fragrance and colour required by the Candle maker. Old or partial candles may be remelted and the wax reused although it is advisable not to heat the wax above 85°C or heating for extended lengths of time. Waxes should be stored in a cool, dry location away from direct heat, sunlight and moisture.
Containers : Containers should be clean and free of contaminants. Containers should be at least at room temperature, although pre-heating the containers to approx. 45 - 50°C can be beneficial.
Colour : Most dyes work with KeraSoy Container; powder, liquid, chips, blocks, etc. When using powder dyes, heat the wax to approx. 75°C, add the dye and mix until dissolved. Powder dyes may also be dissolved in fragrance and then added to the melted wax, be sure the dye has dissolved completely before adding. When using powder dyes dissolved in fragrance, liquid dyes, colour blocks, chips or no dye heat the wax to 70°C. If you wish to make your candle darker or “richer”, add a little black dye to the colour you are using.
Fragrance : KeraSoy Container may be used with fragrance at levels up to 10-12%, however fragrance which is specifically developed for use with natural waxes is highly recommended. Burn pool size and depth greatly affect fragrance throw so correct wicking is paramount. Some fragrances may react poorly with the wax causing bleeding, objectionable surface finishes or poor flame quality. This has been found to be exaggerated when using fragrances specifically designed for use in Paraffin wax candles.
Wicking : Natural waxes tend to require larger wick sizes than traditional paraffin waxes. Fragrance, colour and candle configuration have a great impact on the best wick choice. Too large of a wick may cause sooting, accelerated burn times and guttering (wax leaking through the side of the candle). Too small a wick will cause tunnelling and produce a smaller flame. Keep wicks trimmed to ¼ inch. If you experience poor flame quality or stability, try a different type of wick. Test burning should be done after the candle has had a chance to sit for 48 hours after pouring.
Melting : Temporary high temperatures (up to 90°C) have no adverse effect as long as the wax is cooled back down quickly. Higher temperatures may cause the wax to discolour. Allow the wax to cool to your desired pour temperature, add the fragrance and mix well. Be sure to stir/mix the wax while melting. Avoid using containers containing copper and zinc as this may accelerate discolouration. Stainless Steel is the material of choice although mild steel is acceptable. Digital temperature probes are readily available and are a safer choice than the traditional Mercury in glass type.
Pouring : Pour temperatures may vary according to mould type & size, fragrance & dye used and the effects the candle maker wishes to achieve. Greater adhesion to containers can be achieved by pouring at temperature close to congealing point (approximately 45 - 55°C). Fragrance should be added and mixed immediately prior to pouring where practical. If you experience difficulties with your pour temperature, try a lower or higher temperature in increments of 5 - 10°C. Consider pouring into pre heated moulds for better adhesion to glass containers.
Double-Pour : KeraSoy Container is formulated to require only a single pour in most containers however, for some large containers; a top-up is required to achieve the best candle surface. A small amount of wax at a slightly warmer temperature than the candle was poured at can be used to top-up the candle before the candle is fully cool (pouring the top-up once the candle is completely cool may result in a reduction of adhesion to the container).
Candle Cooling : Cool undisturbed candles at room temperature (about 25°C). Candles should be allowed to sit undisturbed for 48 hours before test burning.
Test Burn: Check wicking. Test burn the candle for burn pool diameter and “mushrooming” after it has cooled for 48 hours. Mushrooming is when carbon and/or other substances build up on the end of the wick interfering with combustion. Mushrooming can cause sooting and poor odours. Try different wicks until you have your desired burn pool diameter and a good clean flame.
Every combination of container, wax, dye, fragrance and wick must be tested for burn quality
Very easy wax to work with . Always smooth tops. Excellent hot and cold throw
This wax is so easy to work with. It has put the enjoyment back into candle making.
Wow Finally a non problematic wax that is so easy to work with both melts & containers perfect finish great scent throw
will not use any other from now on
customers Happy makes me very Happy
I have been using this wax as soon as Eroma released it. Yes the hot & cold throw is brilliant. Wow nothing compares to Kerasoy . Testing testing testing is very important. Afterwards so easy to work with. Perfectly smooth tops without any sink holes , cracks or wet spots . No second pours or heat gun required.
I’m so in love with this wax . A lot of testing with fragrances and adjusting the wick sizes. Very easy to work with . No more wet spots or sink holes. Smooth tops all the time .
The hot and cold throw is phenomenon above and beyond. The best wax and the only wax , I will use . No more Denali or any other wax.
Thank you Eroma for recommending and bringing kerasoy to Australia .
It has taken me a while to practice this wax with different type of fragrances and wicks. Being “Patience” with this wax is the secret to success. I finally found what I’m looking for. Kerax is the best wax ever invented. It’s a luxury wax . Smooth tops every time. No heat gun or second pours needed. This wax is so easy to work with whole year round. The hot & cold throw is mind blowing amazing very strong. You may not get the full melt the first burn . If you keep burning 2nd 3rd 4th round it catches up. I highly recommend this wax. To all the cb advance wax fans , this wax is for you . The same methods
This wax really lives to the hype! I’ve tried a number of waxes over the years and this one takes the cake. This is the only container wax I will use... love it!
Love working with this wax, smooth flat finish and adhere's to jar really well. Have had to adjust wick size to accommodate but extremely happy with the results.
Easy to use, creamy & smooth finish, sets perfect, great scent throw & love the tiny melts they come in. If only every wax came like that! I've been using cocosoy & it comes in massive blocks, such a pain to work with but this is very easy to melt, weigh ect.. & doesn't leave an oily film over everything! Mess free. It's fantastic!!
Wow this wax takes candles to a new level this wax will set beautifully every time.
I was a user of the 464 was getting sink holes ect was using 464 for many years and never have had a problem until the past year.
Took a change and this wax is amazing beautiful and sets perfect.
I purchaced kerasoy contaner wax as the site was out of stock of denali soy wax. This product does the job. It arrived in beads as apose to the denali 2kg block which i did find easier to use. I will continue to utilise this product when denali soy wax is out of stock but i prefer the finish of denali in both candles and when making melts.
Love love love this wax. I was using Golden Wax 464 and was so temperamental. This wax is AMAZING!!!
Previously I had used soywax 464. I found this ok but did get sink holes in my candles occasionally. Since working with kerasoy wax I’m no longer having this problem. The burn time of kerasoy wax lasts longer than soy and has great scent through too. I will definitely be using this wax for future candle making
Second purchase. Lovely and smooth with just one pouring. Love it. Experimented melting in microwave oven. Quickly melts, prefer this method with this particular wax. Will definitely buy again
To be honest I would not use any other soy wax, kerasoy wax is the best yet.
So I'm fairly new to candle making. I started life using 464 and for the life of me couldn't wick it. It would take me forever to find one and even then I wouldn't be sure. And it dipped. So I was obviously doing something wrong. Then I found this lovely stuff. It has a natural ecru tone which is just gorgeous. Always sets flat with perfect glass adhesion and I have a number of wicks that work really well with my containers. So I'm really happy. I was about ready to give up but I really love this wax! Highly recommended. Give it a try!
Really good wax the best wax I have use . Very smooth and creamy