GOLDEN WAX Y50 FOR CONTAINERS & SOFT MELTS

€6,60 EUR

Description

This all-natural multifunctional fat-based wax with 100% soybean oil produced by global wax giant AAK under the Golden Brands name was specifically developed and formulated for containers and soft melts.

If you wish to use only one wax for containers and melts this might be a good choice.

Y50 it's the Swedish version of USA 494, made with the same oil as the 494 made in the USA but manufactured in a different way, in Karlshamn by AAK, and with no botanical additive to reduce frosting. This version has an excellent scent throw, exhibits vibrant colors, and releases easily from molds. This wax uses a 100% soy and botanical oil formula that creates a smooth appearance. 

  • Biodegradable
  • Natural, 100% GMO-free soybean
  • Devoid of toxic substances
  • Without synthetic additives

Available in pastilles or in small chunks according to the manufacturer's availability 

Product Specifications

Supplied in pastilles or small blocks ( depending on the manufacturer's availability)

Golden Wax Y50 is a good wax composition on its own it mixes well with paraffin or other non-plant-based waxes, stearic acids, etc

Benefits

  • Reduced set-up time
  • Great mold release
  • Allow for vibrant colors
  • Create a fragrance throw comparable to paraffin
  • Compatible with standard candle-making equipment
  • Easily modified and combined with other waxes
  • Versatile and adaptable, for easily customizable blends

Color

Most dyes work with Golden Wax 494 including powder, liquid, or our Bekro dyes. If you wish to make your wax darker, add a little black dye to the color you are using. To lighten use white dye.

Fragrances

Golden Wax Y50  may be used with fragrance at levels up to 10%, however, we recommend approximately 8% as this will give an excellent scent throw. Add fragrance close to the pour temperate, around 60 degrees, for best results. The wax will hold 10%+ of most fragrances, although 7-8% is usually more than enough.

Max. Fragrance Load: 10% 

Melting

The melting temperature of Golden Wax Y50 is 49ºC - 52°C and it can be heated to 80 - 85°C. Allow the wax to cool to your desired pour temperature, add the fragrance at approximately 70°C, and mix well - be sure to stir/mix the wax while melting. Higher temperatures may cause the wax to discolor. 

Pouring

Pour temperatures may vary according to type & size, fragrance & dye used. Pour temperatures should be reasonably high (71°C) unless you are pouring into plastic clamshells, so we recommend no higher than 55°C.

Cooling

Cool undisturbed melts at room temperature (about 21-24°C). They should be allowed to sit undisturbed for 48 hours before test burning.

Cure Time

We would suggest a cure time of 10-14 days before burning.

Made in Sweden

Recommendations 

The wax will hold 10%+ of most fragrances, although 7-8% is usually more than enough.

Pour Temperature: 60 - 70°C (Testing has shown 60°C to be an optimum temperature for pouring )
Dye: Bekro Dye is most suitable (Mix at 1-2g dye per 100g wax), depending on the shade you wish to achieve

We would suggest a cure time of 10-14 days before burning.

TOP TIP: This wax also makes an ideal base for use in scoopable wax.

Recipe for scoopable wax:

When combined with pure rapeseed wax at a ratio - of 75% of Y50 Golden Wax to 15% of Rapeseed.

Always with sustainability in mind, know more about sustainable sourcing of vegetal wax and the statement of AKK    


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