Is It Necessary to Refine the Crude Palm Kernel Oil?

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Palm oil is one kind of vegetable oil, derived from palm fruits which bear fruits rich in oil. Just like other seed oils, the crude palm kernel oil (PKO) produced from the palm kernel oil production line also needs a refinery to increase the oil quality.

necessarity to refine the crude palm kernel oil

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Is It Necessary to Refine the Crude Palm Kernel Oil?

If you want to maximize your profits from processing PKO and increase the shelf-life of your product, then it is necessary to do the palm kernel oil refinery.Just imagine what will happen when you put the crude oil of palm kernel on the shelf’? lt oxidizes. This oxidation is an important issue because it affects the quality of your product and its shelf-life, even worse, it affects your palm kernel oil production business profit. (Read more: mini oil press machine price in nigeria>>)

crude pko VS refiend pko
Crude PKO Vs Refiend PKO

Palm kernel oil is a very complex product that can be classified into different quality levels according to its physical properties. For making use of the palm kernel oil better in more industries, the more refined it becomes, the better its characteristics will be. The freshly produced crude palm kernel oil is one creamy or slightly yellow in color, has a solid-like consistency, meanwhile, having impurities. Thus, the refining process can easily remove the impurities (such as waxes) that can negatively affect the product quality. The crude palm kernel oil physical properties (color. consistency. odor and viscosity) will not change after it has been refined because refining removes impurities without changing its composition.

Main Process of PKO Refinery Plant

Just like other vegetable seeds oil refining, palm kernel oil refining also includes the following steps: (Related article: how to refine palm kernel oil >>)

  • Degumming: add water or acid to the oil. The gum will be separated by settling continuously in a certain time.
  • Neutralization: use the caustic soda to remove the acids like free fatty acids, phospholipids, pigments and waxes.
  • Bleaching: Put the earth powder, activated clay or activated carbon to the heated oil to absorb the colored matter.
  • Deodorization: Pressurized steam at very high temperatures is used to remove volatile compounds that can cause odors and off-flavors in the final product.

If you have any idea of refining your palm kernel oil for yourself, for sale, or for your invested business, you can contact us for more information!

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How Much Does It Cost to Process Refined Palm Kernel Oil?

ABC Machinery is one professional manufacturer and supplier in vegetable oil milling and refining equipment industry, possessing its own manufacturing factory, offering factory price palm kernel oil refining production line. Here is the referenced cost of making refined crude palm kernel oil, for detailed price, constant us now! (Read more: palm kernel expeller malaysia>>)

Referenced Cost of PKO Refinery Plant

 
Refinery Scales Refenced Cost ($)
1TPD 24000
30TPD 160000

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