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High-Efficiency Washers

Whether you have a front-load or top-load high-efficiency washer, you are using much less water per load than a standard washer. Without all the extra water to distribute the detergent and then rinse it away, you must use less detergent. Even if you religiously purchase and use a product with the “He” symbol, you must […]

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Ingredients for washing powder

Laundry detergents may contain builders (50% by weight, approximately), surfactants (15%), bleach (7%), enzymes (2%), soil antiredeposition agents, foam regulators, corrosion inhibitors, optical brighteners, dye transfer inhibitors, fragrances, dyes, fillers and formulation aids.   Builders Builders (also called chelating or sequestering agents) are water softeners. Hard water contains calcium, magnesium, and metallic cations (iron, copper, and manganese). These cations react with surfactant anions […]

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What are the functions of soap

What are the functions of soap? What we usually know is just washing hands, washing clothes and so on. In fact, its function is far more than these: Prevent new shoes from grinding feet: we all know that soap feels slippery, so it must have a lubricating effect. Generally, new shoes will grind feet, which […]

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Types of Detergents

Nonionic detergents The most important nonionic detergents are obtained by condensing compounds having a hydrophobic molecular group, usually a hydroxyl (OH) group, with ethylene oxide or propylene oxide. The most usual compounds are either alkylphenol or long-chain alcohol having a hydroxyl group at the end of the molecule. During the condensation reaction, the ethylene oxide […]

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Finding the right washing powder for sensitive skin

Whether it’s protection for a little one’s sensitive skin or your own, it’s important to keep sensitive skin in mind when you’re doing the laundry. If the skin is prone to skin irritation and allergies, then the last thing you want is to irritate it further by using heavily fragranced laundry detergent or placing rough […]

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How to choose detergent when washing clothes?

At present, there are many kinds of detergents on the market, such as laundry detergent, washing powder, laundry soap, soap powder and so on. Some housewives feel very tangled when washing clothes, and do not know which detergent to choose. The author believes that it is necessary to be familiar with the characteristics of various […]

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Production principle and main raw materials of soap

Soap can be produced by reacting oil with a caustic solution. It can also be made from fatty acid by neutralization reaction with a caustic solution. It can also be prepared by saponification of methyl ester with a caustic solution. From the above three reaction equations, the soap manufacturing process is very simple. However, due […]

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The rise of Laundry powder and laundry detergent

Laundry powder Laundry detergent, or washing powder, is a type of detergent (cleaning agent) that is added for cleaning laundry. While detergent is still sold in powdered form, liquid detergents have been taking major market shares in many countries since their introduction in the 1950s. Liquid detergent pods Laundry detergent pods have also been sold in the United States since […]

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The difference between laundry soap and toilet soap

Toilet Soap and laundry soap belong to the same soap category. To say the difference between toilet soap and laundry soap, the main thing is that toilet soap is more fragrant. In life,toilet soap is generally used to clean people’s skin, while laundry soap is mainly used to clean people’s clothes and shoes. So its […]

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What are anionic detergents?

Among synthetic detergents, commonly referred to as syndets, anionic-active types are the most important. The molecule of an anionic-active synthetic detergent is a long carbon chain to which a sulfo group (?SO3) is attached, forming the negatively charged (anionic) part. This carbon chain must be so structured that a sulfo group can be attached easily […]

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