Paper cups according to different uses, cold drink paper cups, hot drink paper cups and ice cream cups are not the same use, but are in line with the food-grade materials, if you want to load hot water, to use the relevant type of paper cups, there will be no wax melting.
Cold drink paper cups are mainly waxed paper cups, that is, the inner wall of the paper cup is coated with a layer of wax, which is used to isolate the inside of the paper cup from direct contact with food or drinking water and paper containers, and is now generally used as cold drink paper cups.
PE hot drink paper cups are covered with a layer of film (PE) on the inside of the cup, which is very smooth and can play a role in waterproofing and oil-proofing.PE is polyethylene, which is the safest chemical in food processing, and it is also commonly referred to as plastic.
Melting and Boiling Points
Edible waxes do have a lower melting point and are more stable between 0 - 5 degrees Celsius. The melting point of PE paper cups is between 120 - 140 degrees Celsius, while the boiling point of water is 100 degrees Celsius, so they do not dissolve in water and are safer to use.
Beverages Suitable For Serving
Wax coated cold drink paper cups are suitable for carbonated drinks, ice cream, ice water and other cold drinks, while for PE hot drink paper cups are more suitable for hot milk, coffee, hot water and other hot drinks. Different disposable paper cups are suitable for different drinks!