finishing.com -- The Home Page of the Finishing Industry
A website for Serious Education, promoting Aloha,
& the most FUN smiley you can have in metal finishing

HomeFAQsSuggested
Books
Help
Wanteds
Advertise
on this site
FORUM
current topics
topic 6549

Suractants & Emulsifiers


(2000)

My name is Horacio form Brownsville, Texas. I used to fabricate an anti-rust product that sold well in Mexico's coastlines, but 3 years ago I cancelled production since one of my raw material production was cancelled by it's company. This product was a Polyol that served as a emulsifier and surfactant and could stand acid mixtures. Who can recommend me a good surfactant ?

thanks

Horacio

Horacio Ibarra
- Matamoros, Tamps, Mexico


(2000)

Hi

Depends on the acids:

For phosphoric and HCl acids Alcohol ethoxylates are suitable. For sulphuric I would suggest Dowfax 2A1 or 3B2.

If you're looking at nitric you may have to consider fluorsurfactants (Dupont Zonyl range). Contact any surfactant supplier, e.g., Union Carbide, and they will provide R

Roger Bridger
Walterisation (UK) Ltd - Croydon, UK



This public forum has 60,000 threads. If you have a question in mind which seems off topic to this thread, you might prefer to Search the Site

ADD a Comment to THIS thread START a NEW threadView CURRENT TOPICS

Disclaimer: It's not possible to diagnose a finishing problem or the hazards of an operation via these pages. All information presented is for general reference and does not represent a professional opinion nor the policy of an author's employer. The internet is largely anonymous & unvetted; some names may be fictitious and some recommendations may be deliberately harmful.

  If you need a product/service, please check these Directories:

JobshopsCapital Equip. & Install'nChemicals & Consumables Consult'g, Train'g, SoftwareEnvironmental ComplianceTesting Svcs. & Devices


©1995-2018 finishing.com, Inc., Pine Beach, NJ   -   About finishing.com   -  Privacy Policy
How Google uses data when you visit this site.