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Westdeutsche Dochtfabrik GmbH & Co. KG
Ravensstraße 46
D-41334 Nettetal

Telephone: + 49 2157 1206 – 0
Telefax: + 49 2157 1206 – 29


Registry court: Amtsgericht Krefeld
Registry number: HRA 4512

VAT ID as per Section 27 a UmstG:
DE 182 548 327

Managing Directors:
Sünje Brune and Helmut Gutberlet (responsible for contents as per Section 10 Paragraph 3 MDStV)
(address as above)

Personally liable partner:
WEDO Verwaltung GmbH, Nettetal, Krefeld District Court HRB 8427

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Heike Hilberts
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Ravensstr. 46
D-41334 Nettetal
+49 2157 1206 – 204


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The Wedo wick-configurator

To ensure the best possible burning results, the wick must be well adapted to the candle system in question. Our wick-configurator allows you to easily define key candle parameters – it then automatically lists a number of suitable wicks for testing.

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Let us forget our age of high technology for a second and have a purely scientific look at the mechanics of a candle flame. When we light the wick of a candle, the heat of the flame melts the wax.

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Wick positions

Ideal wick position: The wick protrudes from the candle in a straight line and bends towards the flame boundary, entering the “glow zone”, where it burns fully at the highest temperature under the influence of oxygen.

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Temperature distribution

The flame of a candle is separated into different glowing and temperature areas, which are easily visible to the naked eye: (1) Candle (2) Wick (3) Blue zone: Usually outside of the luminous zone Hottest zone due to oxygen contact

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Westdeutsche Dochtfabrik GmbH & Co. KG
Ravensstr. 46, 41334 Nettetal
Mailbox 25 46, 41312 Nettetal

Tel.: +49 2157 1206 - 0

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