2 x 1/16 inch x Length

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2 x 1/16 inch x Length

Length of 2 x 1/16 inch (50mm x 1.6mm) THIN Kevlar ® Wick

 (12 reviews)

USD $1.05 / foot

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  • Availability: In stock

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Be aware that using this 1/16inch wick, although slightly cheaper is much thinner than the other 1/8th varieties we sell and you will require twice as much.
2 inch wide, thick Kevlar ® wick suitable for poi and staff (1/16inch thin)
Size: 50mm x 1.6mm

Your benefits
  • Kevlar ® based durability
  • Commercial grade construction
  • Threaded for optimum fuel soakage
  • Abrasion-resistant fibers
  • 650 degrees F.
  • protection
  • It can last for years!
  • Does not heat up
  • Non- irritant fabric grade fibers
  • Non-asbestos
  • No sharp or hot metallic threads
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Purchase includes access to the following online resources
PDF File
Fire Safety Sheet

Online Lesson
Fire Training Video

 We will also email you these online resources.

About Length of 2 x 1/16 inch (50mm x 1.6mm) THIN Kevlar ® Wick
Our fire wick is based around the durable Kevlar ® organic (para-aramid) fiber, enhanced with our unique blend of non-irritant clothing grade fiberglass yarn.
The continuous filament fiber we use is about as good as it gets when balancing absorbency, strength, durability, fire rating, and user comfort.

It gets made into our commercial grade, high absorbency, flameproof textile, with increased absorbency and all wefts (horizontal threads) doubling back on themselves for greater durability (especially in edge wear/fraying).
The weave pattern and tension has been carefully controlled to balance the opposing properties of strength and soak-ability.
The result is a maximum capillary effect for fuel soakage and transfers out to the flame while still ensuring excellent flame and abrasion resistance and overall strength.
It is also lightweight and has excellent flexibility, aesthetic design, and non-stretch characteristics.

Rest assured our wick does not contain any asbestos (often used in fireproofing), which is known for causing cancer when inhaled.
Neither does it contain any sharp or skin burning metallic thread.
Metallic threads are sometimes added to give a sense of strength and durability, but we have found the thin metal fibers become brittle with the heat and break to create a hazard to users – especially if performing wraps or fire eating.

Yes, you could buy cheaper.
However, more fire performers prefer our fire wick for its added performance-based features and their safety.
We believe this wick to be the top choice for fire performers, and since we manufacture in bulk, we can pass on this high-quality wick at an affordable price.

We keep several tons in stock and supply many other respectable fire tool manufacturers throughout the world.
We are continually testing alternative "mixes" and will always aim to bring you the best possible wick for your performance needs.

  • 2inch wide x 1/16 inch thick
  • Long life Kevlar ® coated, fabric grade, glass fiber.
  • Great soakage for longer burns.
  • Fuel capillary action for a more distributed burn.
  • High-temperature resistance 650 deg.
  • Excellent wear resistance.
  • Free fire safety guide, fuel information, how to light and extinguish tools, and tips on use.
GuaranteeMy Guarantee to you
"If you are not 100% satisfied with our goods for any reason then return to us within 30 days of opening for a complete refund for the goods."
That is my personal promise
Malcolms Signature
Malcolm Crawshay
Managing Director
Home of Poi Ltd

Malcolm Crawshay, Managing Director
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17th July, 2006
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