Surfactants Applications Directory by D.R. KarsaSurfactants Applications Directory by D.R. Karsa

Surfactants Applications Directory

byD.R. Karsa, P.J. Donnelly, J.M. Goode

Paperback | November 5, 2012

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Existing surfactants directories tend to focus on product identification by tradename, producer or chemical type, enabling the user only to identify product equivalents and surfactant suppliers. Application information, where available, is usually scant or given as a footnote. This new directory approaches the identification of surfactants primarily from the applications standpoint. Hence the formulator or end-user can readily assess the products available for use in a particular industry sector and select materials giving the required surface active properties. For example, a formulator of agrochemicals for crop protection can turn to the section which refers to surfactants for use in the agrochemical industry and then easily identify a wetter/dispersant system for the production of water­ dispersible granules. Information is presented in an alternative format in the second part of the directory, which will help the user to identify swiftly products for a particular application by surface active properties. It is difficult, if not impossible, to identify an industry which does not directly or indirectly utilise surfactants. Therefore it has proved necessary to simplify industry classifications to encompass a variety of uses under broader sector titles. The industry classifications adopted here have been used in many previous publications and papers, and define as accurately as possible the major industries and applications serviced by the surfactant industry. The editors have been particularly pleased with the support and response of the industry in the supply of data.
Title:Surfactants Applications DirectoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:399 pagesPublished:November 5, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9401053510

ISBN - 13:9789401053518


Table of Contents

Agrochemicals.- Construction.- General detergents.- Food.- Industrial and institutional cleaning.- Leather and fur.- Metal working.- Mineral extraction and processing.- Miscellaneous.- Paint, lacquer and ink.- Paper.- Petroleum.- Pharmaceuticals.- Plastics.- Textiles and fibres.- Toiletries.- 2 Index of surfactant properties listed by industry sector.- Agrochemicals - properties.- Construction - properties.- General detergents - properties.- Food - properties.- Industrial and institutional cleaning - properties.- Leather and fur - properties.- Metal working - properties.- Mineral extraction processing - properties.- Miscellaneous - properties.- Paint, lacquer and ink - properties.- Paper - properties.- Petroleum - properties.- Pharmaceuticals - properties.- Plastics - properties.- Textile fibres - properties.- Toiletries - properties.- Appendix: Company names and addresses.

Editorial Reviews

The important, and potentially useful, novelty of the publication is that products are grouped by their particular application - listed both by industry sector, and, separately, by their relevant properties within these sectors - Polymer International; I confidently recommend this book to all chemists and others with an interest in surfactants and their analysis - Chemistry in Britain