Atkins & Pearce Ply Wicks

Wick Designation Yield
(yds/lb)
ROC
(oz/hr)
Flame Height
(inches)
Pool Diameter
(inches)
  9 PLY 1565 0.10 0.81 1.59
12 PLY 1013 0.13 0.99 1.69
15 PLY 793 0.17 1.30 1.86
18 PLY 663 0.19 1.42 1.93
21 PLY 560 0.19 1.43 1.94
24 PLY 481 0.20 1.49 1.97
27 PLY 403 0.20 1.49 1.97
30 PLY 372 0.21 1.55 2.00
36 PLY 288 0.24 1.74 2.11
39 PLY 301 0.24 1.74 2.11
42 PLY 261 0.24 1.74 2.11
45 PLY 233 0.25 1.85 2.17
48 PLY 225 0.25 1.85 2.17
60 PLY 171 0.26 1.93 2.22

Glossary of Terms

Yield

Measured in yards of wick per pound in weight. The higher the yield, the smaller the wick and the flame and the resulting heat generated.

ROC

The rate of wax consumption in ounces by the wick in one hour. The higher the burn rate the more wax which is being consumed. Used to determine how well a wick and wax combination is performing.

Chart Statistics

Chart statistics contributed by Atkins & Pearce. These statistics should be viewed as reasonable estimates for comparison purposes only. Actual results should be determined on an application by application basis.

Please note: These charts are provided only to indicate general trends. Results may vary depending upon blend, color, fragrance, wax and shape/size of container.

Wick Designation
9 PLY
12 PLY
15 PLY
18 PLY
21 PLY
24 PLY
27 PLY
30 PLY
36 PLY
39 PLY
42 PLY
45 PLY
48 PLY
60 PLY

Glossary of Terms

Yield

Measured in yards of wick per pound in weight. The higher the yield, the smaller the wick and the flame and the resulting heat generated.

ROC

The rate of wax consumption in ounces by the wick in one hour. The higher the burn rate the more wax which is being consumed. Used to determine how well a wick and wax combination is performing.

Chart Statistics

Chart statistics contributed by Atkins & Pearce. These statistics should be viewed as reasonable estimates for comparison purposes only. Actual results should be determined on an application by application basis.

Please note: These charts are provided only to indicate general trends. Results may vary depending upon blend, color, fragrance, wax and shape/size of container.