The 5 series fulfill a hardness gap between the 4 and the 6 series. ItÕs easier to apply than the 4 series, but provides outstanding glide properties within its temperature range, and has a great durability. The speed of the iron should be approximately 8-10 seconds on a skating or alpine ski. The wax can be re-heated after cooling to room temperature (10 min) for better durability. Scraping after for approximately one minute. It is important to have a good iron to get an efficient melting of the wax. CH05X can be used as a race wax alone, but is often used as a base for Cera F powder, such as FC05X.