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Personal Care Texture analysis of cosmetic thickeners for aqueous surfactants systems april, 2019 - Speciality Chemicals Magazine - N. Subirats

Thickening agents play an important role on the mechanical properties of personal care formulations because they can strongly influence physical, texture and sensorial parameters. The association of the knowledge of the thickeners’ mechanisms and textural characterisation of each thickening agent helps formulators to make the correct choice of them for personal care products.

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Asphalts Nuevo tratamiento superficial de rápida apertura al tráfico y fácil aplicación may, 2018 - XIII Jornada Nacional de ASEFMA - Á. Gutiérrez, M. Vila, A. Bueno, L. Lozano

Nuevo tratamiento superficial que consiste en aplicar una mezcla asfáltica semicaliente (de un centímetro de espesor ya compactada) pudiéndose fabricar con una gran variedad de agregados y sin necesidad de usar un betún modificado con polímero. Se consigue un asfalto con un alto punto de reblandecimiento y baja viscosidad a las temperaturas entre 100° y 160°C ofreciendo una apertura al tráfico significativamente menor a 30 minutos después de haber sido colocado. Se puede aplicar a cualquier hora del día o de la noche utilizando cualquier modelo de máquina extendedora de mezcla asfáltica caliente. Además corrige la carpeta asfáltica existente, problemas de rodera, aumenta el coeficiente de fricción y reduce el índice de regularidad internacional “IRI”.

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20 minutes with Michael Stapels : This research chemist with Kao Chemicals GmbH discusses foam countermeasures and why he recommends ethercarboxylic acids for the formulation of metalworking fluids. december, 2017 - TLT : Tribology & Lubrication Technology - M. Stapels

Ethercarboxylic acids (EC) for the formulation of metalworking fluids; benefits and advantatges. Using ehtercaboxylic acids in the emulsifier package decreases the fluids sensitivity toward water quality and as the main use is as co-emulsifiers at low dosage, an optimized cost/performance fluid can be developed. Furthermore foam can be controled with the latests propoxylated EC launch to the market.

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Laundry & Cleaning POE-glycerol esters: Application in household formulas improving CLP classification december, 2015 - Household and Personal Care Today - Moragas E., Pey C.M., Nogués B. & Pérez M

Cocoyl POE-glycerol esters are non-ionic surfactants that are very suitable for Home Care, especially liquid laundry detergents, neutral hard surface cleaners and hand dishwashing detergents, thanks to the unique combination of their properties: hydrotropy/thickening ability, cost/performance, mildness and safety (non-irritant to skin and eyes, non-toxic to aquatic organisms, biodegradable). Furthermore they are non-labelled being an excellent choice to improve final classification of Home Care products.

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