Candle Making Kits and Equipments
Candle making is a creative art that involves implementation of imagination and ideas. Through simple advice and assistance beautiful candles can be prepared. Candle making is such a skill, which can be past time activity and may also be started as business. It has been founded that it is one of such business, which involves minimum investments. There are many ways of making candles, ie, it can be molded, layered, fused, etc. Today, different types of candles are prepared such as scented candles, floating candles, jelly candles, colored candles etc. Candles not only form a part of prayers, celebrations but it has also become an important part of aromatherapy.
Candle making involves the need of basic material and equipments. These material and equipments are easily available in shops and also the person can order them through online mode. Some of its required materials are: Paraffin wax, Melting system, Thermometer, Wick, Color dyes, and Moulds.
While making candle there are lots of thing, which are required to be done in order to prevent messiness. Some of the things are as follows:
The area where candles are being prepared must be covered with newspaper so that the wax does not create mess on the floor or the area where the candles are prepared.
Try to work on such area, which is open and very spacious.
Try to have all the stuff being required in candle making for yourself.
Wax in candle making should be, handled with care. Using wax below 100 degrees is extremely safe but above that it can easily catch fire and evaporate. It is recommended that the person must not try to overheat the wax.
In the present scenario, candle making is done by using organic and natural ingredients. These are totally environmental friendly, which do not produce any toxins while burning. This style of candle making is not a new concept but it is being followed since long period. The concept of using natural raw material for candle making has taken its shape in the market. Along with that a tremendous increase in demand of candles, has also been noticed.
It may also happen that the person did not know anything about candle making. In such situation, he can go for candle making books available on the market. Not only in the physical market, there are many online sellers who sell candle-making books for beginners on affordable rates. And, through online they are delivered to the person within few hours of placing an order. These books contain easy step-by-step procedure for making candle.
Candle making requires certain raw materials, the main ones being waxes, wicks, dyes and pigments, additives, fragrances, molds, wax melters, taper equipment, containers etc. These are each of many different kinds, for example, waxes include soy wax, palm wax or bees wax. Similarly, containers can be apothecary jars, crock jars, beehive jars, mason/canning/jelly jars, tea light cups, barrel jars, cracker jars, patio jars, tins etc. The dyes are of many kinds: dye flakes, color chips, glow color chips, color blocks, pigment chips, pigment dyes, liquid candle dyes, powdered candle dyes, and others. The gels may be CLP low density, CMP Medium density or CHP High density. Molds may be made up of metal or plastic. They are usually in the form of embed trays. There are also several kinds of wicks: ECO wicks, citronella wicks, flat braid, coreless wicks, tabbed and pre-tabbed wicks, square braid, spooled wicks, zinc core and tea light wicks. Decorative accessories include glass embeds, natural embeds, wax embeds, colored sand, glitter, and so on
Standard Candle Making Equipment Include
Wax Melting Equipment: wax melting, standard melting pot, small melting pot, steamer pot, thermometer, GWC wooden stir stick, wooden lighting sticks/stir sticks, wax melting kit- durables.
Mold Equipment: silicone spray (mold release), jiffy wicker, jiffy wicker refill, white mold sealer, grey mold sealer, miracle seal, 3-hole wick holder bar, wick holder bar, mold cleaner/wax remover, mold plugs, candle base leveler.
Container/votive/tea light: 1/2" diameter glue dots, 1.25" large wick clips, and 0.75" small wick clips.
Taper equipment: 5" taper dipping ring, single tank-dipping vat (non-heated) Novelty Equipment: 9" mold clamp, 12" mold clamp, 6" mold base Other Extra Equipment: kids safety scissors, utility craft knife, paintbrush set - variety, 1" masking tape - 60 yard roll, cookie cutters, assorted package, paintbrush set, value pack.
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