Download • Candle making • Soap making • Cosmetics • Plastics . The stearin candles are very hard and elegant, do not dirty as their surface is very bright. They have shorter and warmer flames than paraffin candles. They burn for much longer and require a heavier wick than a paraffin candle of the same thickness. Melting point: 68.6 degrees
Stearine is the most important component of animal fat and many vegetable oils Advantage: • It facilitates the demolding of the candle, as it allows the paraffin to shrink when it cools. • Acts as a hardener and allows the candle to burn longer. • Dissolve the anilines better than they would dissolve in the paraffin. • It gives the candle an opaque appearance. • It also reduces the dripping of the candles.