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CD Candle Wicks (100 wicks)


Coreless German CD Candle Wicks. Precut, prewaxed, pretabbed. A variety of sizes available, are 7 inches in length, and come with a 20mm round tab. Pack of 100 CD candle wicks. Note: We do not accept returns on our wicks, so we advise you to purchase sample packs before committing to a larger sized bag of wicks.

Coreless German CD wicking is a flat braided wicking that allows for a cleaner burn, and are almost self- trimming. Below you will find wicking suggestions based on jar sizes.

Our wicking suggestions are based on using fragrance oils, not straight essential oils. 

CD5 candle wicks- Use with votives and containers 2 inch in diameter.
CD7 candle wicks- Use with containers approximately 2.5 inches in diameter.
CD10 candle wicks- Use with Medium sized containers approximately 3 inches in diameter.
CD 12 candle wicks- Use with medium sized containers approximately 3- 3.5 inches in diameter.
CD14 candle wicks- Use with Large sized containers approximately 4 inches in diameter.
CD16 candle wicks- Use with large sized containers approximately 4.25 inches in diameter.
CD18 candle wicks- Use with large containers approximately 4.5 inches in diameter.
CD20 candle wicks- Use with extra large containers approximately 5 inches in diameter.
CD 22 candle wicks- Extra large wick for use in large containers approximately 5.5 inches in diameter. 

Note: There are no performance warranties written or implied for any of our wicking products.  Wick performance will vary with different waxes, colorants, and fragrance.  Always test wicks before making large batches of product.  We do not except any type of returns. 

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Great wicks BUT TEST

Reviewer: Elissa Carr from New Bedford, MA USA 02/26/16

I have gone through many, many frustrations recently. I had 'the perfect wick' but ran out and I forgot to make note of which one and which size it was. Since then I have been failing every which way. One wick curls, one wick just isn't big enough even in the largest size.... FINALLY... I'm going to do what I wish someone had done for me, which is give specifics.

I used Soy 444. I used jelly jars [8oz] and mayo jars [16oz] ... using this guideline for the wick did me no favors. I ended up using a 20 wick for the 16oz and an 18 for the 8oz. It burns lovely, minimal mushrooming, burns clean to the edge of the candle rather than tunneling like many of the test subjects beforehand.

Just test, buy as many samples as you want, but test test test.. I've wasted so much money in wicks as well as return candles from failed wicks.

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CD Wicks

Reviewer: K. Binkley from Nashville, Tn 11/23/15

I noticed these wicks got low reviews, however, I love these wicks. Ive tried Hemps, Zinc, HTP's, and my pick are these. I have a wonderful scent throw, hot and cold, good melt pool all the way across and burns slow. I use mason jars, jelly jars with good results. To me, testing is the key. Ive spent a lot of money on different wicks, wasted a lot of money throwing out wax, and much frustration. These are a keeper! Love 'em

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Great for me

Reviewer: A viewer from NJ 06/20/15

Slow burn, clean (no shrooming yet!), and a full melt pool! Used CD 12 in 3.25 inch diameter container with joy wax.

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Really disappointed

Reviewer: A viewer from Hamburg, PA USA 10/12/14

When I went to use my wicks for my candle orders, I found that a majority of the wicks were bent, wax was broken or they were just so crumpled up that I had to throw a bunch out. Then I got the bright idea to use a lighter to melt the wax overlay. While that helped, it was a BIG waste of my time when I needed to do orders. Maybe a better method for packaging would help?

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Test after Test

Reviewer: A viewer from Portage, IN 11/13/13

I bought CD 5, 7, & 14. I have 11oz tureen jars and wanted to used them because I had them forever and was curious to see how the Joy Wax will perform in these jars, so I start testing since the description said that CD wicks are best for this wax. I started with CD 14 because 11oz tureens are 4"diameter & waited three days to burn it, but it didn't seem to work, it burned in the center only, so I calculated since CD14s are for 4"d... I will try 2CD7 (adding 7+7) and waited three days to burn the next candle, and the candle burned magnificently ( full pool around diameter, no high flame, no soot, and no fume smells. I tried the Pineapple Orchid with a little vanilla bean. I burn again after a week and the scent smelled even clearer. CD's are Wonderful wicks when you find the right wick. (Sorry for long review). Testing is key.

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Love the wicks!

Reviewer: A viewer from Grand Rapids, MI US 06/10/13

These wicks work perfect for all my candles. I am getting great feedback from all my customers and my own tests were remarkable.. I use to use a different company for my wicks, but love yours!

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Not so great

Reviewer: A viewer from Detroit, MI US 01/27/13

I recently ordered CD7,cd5,CD10, CD12 wicks thinking that i was getting a great wicks for the wax that was recommended. I order these pre-waxed wicks. not happy at all, they are very flimsy. Most of the time leaves mushroom afterburn and black crumbs in this Joy wax. Will not be buying these any more.

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not happy

Reviewer: A viewer from Manassas, VA US 12/06/12

i recently ordered CD7 wicks thinking that i was getting the thin wicks that i normally order and for some reason received these thick, pre-waxed wicks. not happy at all, they are bent in two or three places, very flimsy in the wick tabs, most of the time leaves mushroom afterburn and black crumbs in this WOW wax.

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Size Up, Size Chart not Accurate

Reviewer: A viewer from Arlington, MA US 11/30/12

You definately need to size up with these wicks, the recommended CD10 for my 3" containers was way too smal in the Joy wax! Did not clean sides, weak throw, taking forever to create good pool. Not giving up yet, will test the CD 14 next. It would be nice if NG offered smaller pkgs of wicks for testing purposes, now stuck with 100 CD10 wicks that don't perform in the wax, alot of waste.

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Worked Well.

Reviewer: A viewer from Baltimore, MD US 10/21/11

I used CD 10 with the Wow wax in 3-in jars. It smoked a tiny bit when first lit but it could of been my error in making them I'm a newbie. It does seem to burn a bit fast compared to other wicks though.

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