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Surfactant Science Reference from C.H.I.P.S.

Chemistry and Technology of Surfactants
edited by Richard J. Farn

Chemistry and Technology of Surfactants is a straightforward and practical survey of the chemistry of surfactants and their uses, providing:

  • a basic introduction to surfactant theory
  • information on the various types of surfactant
  • some application details

Users of Chemistry and Technology of Surfactants are able to build onto their scientific education the concepts and principles on which the successful use of surfactants, across a wide range of industries, is based.

Contents

What Are Surfactants?

  • History and Applications of Surfactants
  • Market Overview: Importance in Different Industries

The Basic Theory

  • The Molecular Structure of Surfactants
  • Surface Activity
  • Self Assembled Surfactant Aggregates
  • Adsorption of Surfactants at Surfaces

Applied Theory

  • Detergency
  • Phase Behaviour of Surfactants
  • Emulsions
  • Foaming and Defoaming
  • Rheology of Surfactant Solutions

Anionic Surfactants

  • Sulphonates
  • Sulphates
  • Phosphate Esters
  • Carboxylates

Nonionic Surfactants

  • General Alkoxylation Reactions
  • Alkyl Phenol Ethoxylates
  • Fatty Alcohol Ethoxylates
  • Poloxyethylene Esters of Fatty Acids
  • Methyl Ester Ethoxylates
  • Polyalkylene Oxide Block Copolymers
  • Amine Ethoxylaates
  • Fatty Alkanolamides
  • Amine Oxides
  • Esters of Polyhydric Alcohols and Fatty Acids
  • Glycol Esters
  • Glycerol Esters
  • Polyglycerol Esters
  • Anhydrohexitol Esters
  • Polyalkylene Polyol Esters
  • Alkyl Polyglucosides
  • Gemini Surfactants

Other Types of Surfactants

  • Cationic Surfactants
  • Amphoteric Surfactants
  • Silicone Surfactants
  • Polymerisable Surfactants
  • Fluorinated Surfactants

Relevant European Legislation

  • Biodegradability
  • Classification and Labelling of Surfactants
  • The European Commission's New Chemicals Strategy
  • The iocidal Products Directive

Relevant Legislation, Australia, Japan and USA

  • Relevant Legislation - Australia
  • Japanese Legislation Relating to the Manufacture and Use of Surfactants
  • Relevant US Legislation

Major Manufacturers of Surfactants

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Chemistry and Technology of Surfactants
edited by Richard J. Farn
2006 • 315 pages • $209.00 + shipping
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