Kevlar(R) Wicks for Fire Dancing

Kevlar(R) Wicks for Fire Dancing

KEVLAR® Wick - Flat


The KEVLAR® wicks we sell are ideal for all types of fire props (Fire Poi, Fire Staff, Fire Fans...). If you look after the wick and keep it pulled tight it can last for years.

However if you let the fire wicks smoulder by allowing all the fuel to be used up then the KEVLAR® wick will burn away slowly and fall apart. Sunlight also degrades and darkens the color of KEVLAR® wick slowly over time. So it is good to have wick covers when using Fire Props during daylight, it also stops you getting your daytime clothes dirty from the residues on the wicks. Many people wrap some tin foil over the wicks and then put some colorful socks over that. We also sell some fluffy covers which can fit over some common KEVLAR® Fire Heads.

A lot of people fasten wick onto their props with screws and to stop themselves from getting branded by a hot screw head they stitch a flap of KEVLAR® tape over the screw heads.

Because of how expensive pure KEVLAR® is our wick also contains other aramid fibers and fabric grade fiberglass. (not the kind that itches or stabs you. after all at HoP we work with it all day.). We sell 100ft(30m) full rolls and if you want only a small amount we also sell per meter or per ft (units depend on the language settings).

Cutting KEVLAR®

KEVLAR® has a very high cut resistance. Which means it will blunt even the most expensive scissors very fast. At HoP we use box cutters or craft knives which have replaceable blades. Do not ever use your mum's favorite dress fabric scissors or you will be in big trouble!


KEVLAR® is one of the most important woman made organic fibers ever developed. Because of its unique combination of properties, KEVLAR® is used today in a wide variety of industrial applications. KEVLAR® para-aramid fiber possesses a remarkable combination of properties that has led to its adoption in a variety of end-uses since its commercial introduction in the early 1970's.

Fibers of KEVLAR ® consist of long molecular chains produced from poly-paraphenylene terephthalamide. The chains are highly oriented with strong interchain bonding which result in a unique combination of properties

General Features of KEVLAR®

  • High Tensile Strength at Low Weight
  • Low Elongation to Break High Modulus (Structural Rigidity)
  • Low Electrical Conductivity
  • High Chemical Resistance
  • Low Thermal Shrinkage
  • High Toughness (Work-To-Break)
  • Excellent Dimensional Stability
  • High Cut Resistance
  • Flame Resistant, Self-Extinguishing
DuPont ™ and KEVLAR ® are registered trademarks of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company and its affiliates.

KEVLAR® Wick Flat Reviews

1/2 x 1/8 inch Wick 50ft  
12th October, 2018

Great wick awesome price
"We made two fire swords and a pair of fire machete with this wick. It's narrow but really goes a long way. After about 5 burns looks as good as new. Amazing potential for such a low price."
, USA.   [Verified Buyer]
SILVER Member since Jul 2018

4 x 1/8 inch x Length  
11th October, 2018

"Good stuff"
, USA.   [Verified Buyer]
SILVER Member since Nov 2012

3/4 x 1/8 inch x Length  
11th October, 2018

Kevlar pad
"Used to make fire nunchucks. Great quality and worked very well"
, USA.   [Verified Buyer]
SILVER Member since May 2018

1/2 x 1/8 inch Wick 50ft  
11th October, 2018

Exactly what I was looking for.
"The quality can easily be felt in this product and worked exactly as I wanted it to."
, USA.   [Verified Buyer]
SILVER Member since Aug 2018

1 x 1/8 inch x Length  
10th October, 2018

Great quality
"Exactly as described, good quality, very happy with purchase"
, Australia.   [Verified Buyer]
GOLD Member since Feb 2017

4 x 1/8 inch x Length  
9th May, 2018

Good Stuff
"Great product as usual, drillS well, cuts good enough with normal scissors. Soaks up fuel as it should and burns for a long time even after a short soak. Warm to the touch after use even after having it roaring from the kero a few seconds before. You know its good stuff. Don't bother buying it anywhere else, the more we buy the cheaper it gets or stays."
, Australia.   [Verified Buyer]
SILVER Member since Nov 2009

4 x 1/8 inch x Length  
7th May, 2018

very good quality
"So far I have been making fire props using home of poi's Kevlar a lot. see image of detachable double sided fire swords! love this stuff!"
, New Zealand.   [Verified Buyer]
SILVER Member since Sep 2016

1 x 1/16 inch Wick 100ft  
11th April, 2018

Thank you!
"Making a whole boatload of fans and palm torches. Needed the big roll. Best price by far"
, USA.   [Verified Buyer]
SILVER Member since Jan 2018

1/2 x 1/8 inch Wick 50ft  
5th April, 2018

"Awesome quality. The size was a bit small for my original intention but worked great for wrapping around a fire sword!"
, USA.   [Verified Buyer]
SILVER Member since Feb 2014

1.5 x 1/8 inch x Length  
20th March, 2018

"Ordered this product fast shipping and was exactly what I ordered, good communication will buy again cheers,"
, Australia.   [Verified Buyer]
BRONZE Member since Feb 2018

4 x 1/8 inch x Length  
13th March, 2018

Great product and speedy delivery!
"Product is advertised and was delivered promptly. As usual, their service is great! :)"
, New Zealand.   [Verified Buyer]
SILVER Member since Apr 2017

1 x 1/16 inch Cut Length  
12th March, 2018

Will always choose HOP
"love my new kevlar. HOP always fast on eerything"
, USA.   [Verified Buyer]
SILVER Member since Jul 2016

1.5 x 1/8 inch x Length  
13th February, 2018

1.5 wick
"Good product.. everything was in great shape and arrived quickly.. can t wait to rewick my poor fans ::P"
, USA.   [Verified Buyer]
SILVER Member since Mar 2010

1 x 1/4 inch x Length  
29th January, 2018

Love everything from you
"Always delivers the highest quality and accuracy"
, USA.   [Verified Buyer]
SILVER Member since Jan 2018

1 x 1/16 inch Wick 100ft  
7th January, 2018

Perfect as usual.
"Perfect as usual."
, USA.   [Verified Buyer]
GOLD Member since Jan 2006

8 x 1/8 inch x Length  
21st December, 2017

Great quality and service
"Has always been great quality every time I've ordered"
, New Zealand.   [Verified Buyer]
SILVER Member since Nov 2017

4 x 1/8 inch x Length  
25th October, 2017

Good buying from this company.
"Home of Poi give great products, service, information and speed of delivery. This is where my business is going next time I need anything for my fire toys."
, Australia.   [Verified Buyer]
BRONZE Member since Oct 2017

2.5 x 1/16 inch x Length  
25th September, 2017

"Good quality material and easy to assemble on tools. Recommended!"
, Spain.   [Verified Buyer]
SILVER Member since Sep 2017

4 x 1/8 inch x Length  
24th August, 2017

All in order, fast delivery
"All in order, fast delivery. Quality kevlar."
, Finland.   [Verified Buyer]
BRONZE Member since Aug 2017

4 x 1/8 inch x Length  
22nd August, 2017

Great product
, USA.   [Verified Buyer]
SILVER Member since Jul 2017

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