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If the wick is too high, and extends beyond the burner cone at the top of the wick tube, the vintxge will produce smoke and soot unburned carbon. The burner uses a wick, usually made of cottonthat is made of a wide, flat wick rolled into a tube, the seam of which is then stitched together to form the complete wick.
The "white sock" is in fact an unburnt mantle, on which the vapor burned. Like flat- and round-wick lamps, they can be adjusted for brightness; however, caution must be used, because if set too high, the lamp chimney and the mantle can become covered with black areas of soot. The mantle typically contains thorium or other rare-earth salts ; on first use the cloth burns away, and the rare-earth salts are converted to oxides, leaving a very fragile structure, which incandesces glows brightly upon exposure to the heat of the burner flame.
Mantle lamps are considerably brighter than flat- or round-wick lamps, produce a whiter light and generate more heat.