Candle Making

Candle Making with Polyurethane and Silicone Mold RubbersCandles are routinely cast in both rigid and flexible molds. Rubber molds are employed whenever there are detailed shapes or decorative undercuts that cannot be accommodated using rigid molds. These flexible molds permit easy, cost-effective removal of a variety of candle waxes, including soy, beeswax and paraffin.

Polytek® two-part, room temperature curing polyurethane and silicone mold rubbers are used to cast candles of many shapes, sizes and textures. 

Popular mold rubbers for candle making are listed below:

Video Tutorials

How to Make Silicone Molds for Casting Wax Candles

This video tutorial details the process of making three molds using PlatSil® 73-25, a platinum silicone mold rubber.

How-To Articles & Customer Projects

Tutorial: How to Make a Silicone Rubber Candle Mold
The following tutorial details the process of making a silicone rubber mold for casting wax to make candles.