Secrets of homemade laundry detergent: recipes and production techniques revealed! Sodium silicate is an essential ingredient!
Laundry detergent is a commonly used cleaning product in modern households. It has the characteristics of strong detergency, easy dissolution, and convenient use. This article will introduce the formula and production method of laundry detergent to help everyone understand the basic knowledge and production skills of laundry detergent.
Overview of laundry detergent
Laundry detergent is a kind of liquid detergent used for cleaning clothes. According to different functions and uses, laundry detergent can be divided into ordinary laundry detergent, strong laundry detergent, soft laundry detergent, etc. The main ingredients of laundry detergent include surfactants, builders, fragrances, etc. These ingredients combine to make laundry detergent decontaminating, cleansing, and smoothing. Compared with traditional washing powder, laundry detergent is more convenient to use and can dissolve in water more quickly. It is also more environmentally friendly and easy to degrade.
Laundry detergent recipe
The formula of laundry detergent mainly includes the following ingredients:
Surfactant:Â Surfactant is the main component of laundry detergent, with decontamination and emulsification effects. Commonly used surfactants include anionic surfactants, nonionic surfactants, zwitterionic surfactants, etc.
Builders:Â Builders can enhance the stain-removing ability of detergents and reduce the amount of detergent used. Commonly used builders include sodium carbonate, sodium silicate, sodium phosphate, etc.
Fragrance:Â Fragrance can provide a fresh scent to laundry detergent and mask the smell of the detergent itself. Commonly used fragrances include lemon, lavender, jasmine, etc.
Preservatives:Â Preservatives can extend the shelf life of laundry detergent and prevent bacterial growth. Commonly used preservatives include methylchloroisothiazolinone, methylisothiazolinone, etc.
How to make laundry detergent
Mix surfactants, builders, spices, preservatives, etc. together in a certain proportion and stir evenly. Add the mixture to a certain amount of water and stir well until the mixture is completely dissolved in the water. According to the required concentration, add an appropriate amount of water to adjust the concentration of the laundry detergent and stir evenly. Put the prepared laundry detergent into a bottle or other container and seal it for storage.
When making laundry detergent, you need to pay attention to the following 4 points:
Select appropriate surfactants and select different types of surfactants for compounding according to actual needs.
The amount of detergent builder should be appropriate. Too much or too little will affect the washing effect.
The choice of spices should be based on personal preferences and market demand. At the same time, be careful not to use too much spices to avoid affecting the washing effect.
The amount of preservatives used must comply with relevant national regulations and standards to ensure the safety of laundry detergent.
Pay attention to hygiene and safety during production to avoid cross-contamination and accidents.
The application scenarios of laundry detergent are mainly household washing and industrial washing.
You need to pay attention to the following 4 points when using laundry detergent:
Choose the appropriate laundry detergent according to the material and color of the clothes to avoid damaging or discoloring the clothes.
Follow the instructions for use of laundry detergent. Do not use excessive amounts or use too concentrated laundry detergent to avoid affecting the washing effect and wasting resources.
Pay attention to safety when using laundry detergent and avoid contact with eyes or skin. If accidental contact occurs, rinse with clean water in time.
Laundry detergent should be cleaned promptly after use to avoid residue on clothes or the inner wall of the washing machine to avoid affecting health or causing damage to the washing machine.
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