Shampoos are a mixture of surfactants, conditioning agents and many other ingredients in an aqueous base.
Manufacturing of shampoos presents a number of challenges; many ingredients require special handling and the entire process must be carried out without aerating the product. Silverson In-Line mixers are widely used for this application. The high shear action can rapidly blend liquids of widely differing viscosities, hydrate and disperse thickening and stabilizing agents and emulsify silicone oils, etc., and is completely aeration-free. For more information on this application, please read the report below.
Manufacture of Shampoos
Shampoos are a mixture of surfactants, conditioning agents, and many other ingredients in an aqueous base. In addition to basic shampoos which simply…