GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Wax Burn Duration Statistics

The average duration of a wax burn is 30 minutes.

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"Beeswax candles generally have a longer burn time than paraffin candles, burning for around 5-6 hours per ounce."

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"Wooden wick candles tend to have a slightly shorter burn duration than cotton wicks."

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"Candle tunneling (where wax is left unmelted around the edges) reduces burn time."

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"Container candles burn slower than pillar candles because of the contained heat."

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"Soy wax candles burn 30-50% longer than paraffin wax candles."

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"The optimal length to trim a candle wick to maximize burn time is about 1/4 inch."

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"Premium scent oils can slightly decrease the burn time of a candle."

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"Candle quality, including the purity of wax, impacts burn duration."

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"Beeswax’s higher melting point allows for slower burn compared to paraffin."

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"The shape and size of a candle can impact how evenly and long it burns."

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"Environmental factors like drafts can cause candles to burn unevenly and shorten burn time."

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"For a 16 oz candle, the burn time is typically around 80-100 hours."

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"Double-wick candles burn faster compared to single-wick candles."

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"Most tea light candles burn for about 4-6 hours."

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"Keeping candles out of drafts can increase burn duration by 25%."

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"Paraffin wax candles typically burn 1 hour per ounce of wax."

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"The average burn time of a standard 8 oz soy wax candle is about 40-45 hours."

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"Tunneling can reduce the life of a candle by up to 50%."

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"Allowing a candle to burn to the edges on the first light increases overall burn duration."

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"A candle's burn duration is impacted by the size and material of the wick."

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