Wick Size Chart

Wicks are vital in the candle making world. Not only do they provide a focal point for your candle, it is the tool which uses capillary action to draw up the oils to provide fuel to your flame. Choosing a wick too large will provide too much fuel and result in a shorter burn time, mushrooming of your wick in addition to a larger & hotter flame. A wick to small will the the opposite effect, not enough fuel will be drawn and your flame with suffocate.

Below is a handy chart, which guides you to the correct wicks to use. Different factors effect the size wick required, so your own testing is vital!

CDN WICKS

Diameter Wick Size
28mm CDN 3
33mm CDN 4
40-45mm CDN 6
45-50mm CDN 7
50-55mm CDN 8
55-60mm CDN 10
60-65mm CDN 12
65-70mm CDN 14
70-75mm CDN 16
75-80mm CDN 18
80-85mm CDN 20
85-90mm CDN 22
90-95mm CDN 24
90-100mm CDN 26
95-105mm CDN 28
100-110mm CDN 30