Essays Tagged: "Surfactant"

Film Developing

(7 pages) 39 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Ph Balance in shampoo

re considered alkaline. The natural Ph of the skin and hair is approx. 4.5-5.5.All shampoos contain surfactants which cleanse the hair and scalp from dirt and grease. An example of a common surfactant ... ...

(3 pages) 24 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

A Thing To Remember

very accurate results. My results are accurate because I tested each liquid five times without the surfactant and five times with it. Then I took the average of those numbers. Using those results, I ...

(1 pages) 329 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


ther rather than to the surface that is to be cleaned. Detergents contain active ingredients called surfactants. Surfactants are responsible for reducing the surface tension of water, allowing it to w ... urface tension.The fabric, when added to water took the longest time to sink because of the lack of surfactants. When combined with "Cold Power Surf" the fabric took the least amount of time to ...

(3 pages) 1618 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Ecojar Lab By Bob Hendrick (Lab Report)

include compounds such as:Abrasive to scourEnzymes to digest or process proteins and fats in stainsSurfactants to ‘cut’ grease in surfacesWater softeners to neutralize the effect of “h ... HAcids to break down organic compoundsOxidants for bleaching and breaking down organic compoundsNon-surfactant materials that keeps dirt trappedPurpose:The purpose of the experiment is to find out whi ...

(9 pages) 8 0 3.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Soaps and DetergentsBy: Nicole Renzi Chemistry 102 Laboratory Section 24, Project 17 final lab report Instructor: Fan Yang February 27th 2012

to the water molecules so the dirt and soap is rinsed away by the water.Detergents can also act as surfactants. A surfactant is a substance that lowers the surface tension of water, which makes the w ... aurel alcohol and NaOH. These hydrocarbon chain sources are used to make the hydrophobic end of the surfactant molecule. Detergents occasionally act differently when introduced to hard water by produc ...

(12 pages) 4 0 0.0 Mar/2013

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry