São Vitor Candle Wicks are manufactured by Passamanaria São Vitor located in São Paulo, Brazil. The São Vitor wick series combine new and innovative materials to create candle wicks with unique burning properties. The São Vitor series can be used in almost all candle applications and formulations where a concentric burn pool is desired.
The São Vitor zinc wick is a technologically advanced metal core candle wick consisting of a cotton braided jacket surrounding a zinc core. The jacket is made with long strand cotton threads for more efficient capillary action as well as a tight precise braid for more consistent metering of the liquid wax in the changing temperatures and viscosities that are found in container candles.
The zinc wire is a “Special High Grade” metal that has .0016% of PB (lead) by weight which falls well under the .06% guideline set by the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The zinc is tested and certified to conform to the “16 CFR 1500.7 (a)(13)” standard of the CPSC and actually has 37 times less lead content than the acceptable limit specifies.
The São Vitor cotton wick is a cored candle wick, braided with long strand washed cotton. It exhibits a slightly curled flame profile in combustion thereby minimizing carbon buildup, while still creating a burn pool concentric with the circumference of the candle. The tight braiding of this wick helps to achieve a precise and consistent metering of the liquid wax regardless of the changing temperatures and viscosities commonly found in container candles. The WU Cotton series can be used in almost all candle applications and formulations where a concentric burn pool is desired.
The new HPCNFW and HPCNRW series are uniquely constructed wicks using a blend of long strand tightly braided cotton and natural fibers. They were developed for soy/paraffin blends combining the efficient burning properties of natural fibers and the enhanced hot throw characteristics of cotton wicks.
Made with long strand, tight braid, clean cotton. The HPSP special flat wicks are most commonly used in pillars, containers, votive, and tea light candles. They produce a strong and uniform flame that inhibits carbon formation. They produce good wax pools while minimizing carbon buildup.