Patent Number: 6,251,481

Title: Method of making candles in a water bath

Abstract: A device for making decorative candles which have varied shapes and colors of wax throughout in an heated water bath and an apparatus utilizing said device comprised of multiple heated sources of melted wax suspended above an open topped waterproof box, having one side lined with a water proof gasket through which a waterproof sleeve communicates to a base plate upon which the candle is formed by moving the plate in three dimensions within the water bath and collecting thereon the colored wax, supplied to the top of the water by a heated tube means from selected sources of melted colored wax, as it sinks and cools in the water. The rate of cooling of the wax is controlled by the temperature of the water bath. The water borne wax is built up around a core candle or around a wick, stretched from the center of the plate to an arm, extending to the center of the plate from a rod extending from one edge of the plate to a selected height above the plate.

Inventors: Elmore; David A. (Tacoma, Pierce County, WA)


International Classification: C11C 5/02 (20060101); C11C 5/00 (20060101); B05D 005/00 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018