Waxes coming from Deoiling need a final hydrotreatment to be used in food applications. Merits of Axens' process are as follows:
- no sludge disposal problems,
- easy and reliable operation,
- great flexibility of use,
- low operating cost,
- high yield : around 99 wt% for all types of products assuming that the correct type of catalyst has been selected,
- most severe food specifications reached even for microcrystalline waxes.