There are plenty of basic candle molds on the market, however if you want to know how to make candles that are truly unique wax mold designs, then ComposiMold is all you need. With ComposiMold mold making materials, you are able to make as many custom candle molds as you want.
Follow the basic instructions on our How To Use ComposiMoldpage to make a mold with ComposiMold. Then, the tips below will set you up for success when using wax as your casting material.
(See Note Below for Higher Temperature Waxes)
1. Poke a hole in your mold in what will be the top of your candle with a sharp tool. Feed a wick in through this hole and let it run up the center of your mold. Leave 1/2" of the wick exposed from this hole. 2. Melt your wax per product instructions. 3. Pour the melted wax into your unique wax mold to fill the mold and be sure the wick is centered as the wax cools. 4. Let the candle wax cool in the mold. (Optional: Place the mold in the refrigerator or freezer to speed up this process.) 5. De-Mold by PEELING back the mold from the wax so you don't put a lot of pressure on the wax. A couple scissor cuts can be made down the side of the mold to ease this process. Leave enough of the mold intact so it stays strong and easily aligns with tape to make your next cast. 6. Enjoy your one of a kind custom wax castings and candles.
Don't forget: When you've made all the wax casts that you want with one mold, it can be remelted to make other molds.
When Making Candles With Higher Temp Wax in a ComposiMold: The key to creating higher temperature wax castings in a ComposiMold is chilling the mold. You chill the mold in the freezer prior to pouring each hot wax casting AND after to cool the hot wax faster. The ComposiMold has a lower melting point than the wax, but because the wax cools at a faster rate than the ComposiMold heats, the ComposiMold will not melt.
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