Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Surfactants

Surfactants are the substances which allow the mixing of oil with water. They allow to reduce interfacial tecnsion.

There are four different types of surfactants:

1. Amphoteric Surfactants.
2. Cationic Surfactants.
3. Anionic Surfactants.
4. Non-ionic Surfactants.

References:


Further Reading:
Applied Surfactants: Principles and Applications by Tharwat F. Tadros

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