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What is surfactant?
Surfactants are compounds that reduce the surface tension (or interfacial tension) between two liquids, between a gas and a liquid, or between a liquid and a solid. Surfactants can be used as cleaning agentswetting agentsemulsifying agentsfoaming agents or dispersing agents., etc.

What are the four types of surfactants?
There are 4 types of surfactants, a brief review of each type follows. These classifications are based on the polar composition of the head group: non ionic surfactantanionic surfactantcationic surfactantamphoteric surfactant. The head of a nonionic surfactant has no charged groups. Ionic surfactants have a net charge on the head.

What is surfactant used for?
Surfactants are the main components of cleaning agents. The term surfactant refers to a surfactant. As the name suggests, surfactants activate activity on the surface you are cleaning to help trap dirt and remove it from the surface.

What are industrial surfactants?
Surfactants are one of many different compounds that make up a detergent. They are added to remove dirt from skin, clothes and household articles particularly in kitchens and bathrooms. They are also used extensively in industry. The term surfactant comes from the words surface active agent.

Application of surfactants

Application of surfactant in the field of personal care

Personal Care Products: Surfactants are widely used in soaps, detergents, shampoos, and other personal care items to enhance lathering and cleaning abilities.
Industrial Cleaning: They are essential in industrial cleaning agents, removing grease, oil, and other contaminants from surfaces.
Textile Industry: Surfactants are used in fabric processing to improve the finished product's wettability, dyeability, and feel.
Pharmaceuticals: They play a critical function in medication distribution systems, enhancing the solubility and bioavailability of medicines.
Agricultural Applications: Surfactants are used in pesticides and herbicides to improve their spread and effectiveness on plant surfaces.

Company profile

Luoyang Trunnano Tech Co., Ltd is professional in cladding of metal solutions for 10 years+, which is a professional company with supply and marketing integration.

We provides different kinds of surfactants, such as anionic surfactants, sodium lauryl sulfate, sodium laureth sulfate, sodium lauroyl sarcosinate,etc.
The company has a professional technical department and Quality Supervision Department, a well-equipped laboratory, and equipped with advanced testing equipment and after-sales customer service center.Send us an email or click on the needed products to send an inquiry.



Payment term
T/T, Western Union, Paypal, Credit Card etc.

Shipment term
By air, by sea, by express, as customers request.

Storage conditions
1) Store in a dry environment at room temperature.
2) Avoid damp and high temperature.
3) Use immediately after opening the inner packing bag.

What impact do surfactants have on the environment?
Re: Surfactants may enter the water body during use and cause toxic effects on aquatic organisms. Therefore, choosing environmentally friendly and biodegradable surfactants is of great significance for reducing environmental pollution.

How to choose the right surfactant?
Re: Selecting a suitable surfactant requires consideration of many factors, such as the specific requirements of the application field, the performance characteristics of the surfactant, cost, etc. Generally speaking, surfactants with an appropriate hydrophile-lipophile balance value (HLB value) should be selected based on specific needs.

Are surfactants harmful to humans?
Re: Some surfactants may cause irritation or allergic reactions to human skin, eyes, etc. Therefore, when using products containing surfactants, you should pay attention to product instructions and warnings and follow correct usage.

What are the applications of surfactants in the food industry?
Re: In the food industry, surfactants are mainly used as emulsifiers, stabilizers, thickeners and anti-foaming agents. They can help improve the texture, mouthfeel and stability of food, and improve its processing performance and shelf life.

How do surfactants affect interfacial tension?
Re: Surfactant molecules adsorb at the interface and arrange themselves so that the hydrophilic groups face the water phase and the hydrophobic groups face the oil phase. This arrangement reduces the interfacial tension, making it easier for the two phases to mix and emulsify.

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