Chapter 28. The Changing Nature of Laundry Detergents

  1. John B. Wachtman Jr.
  1. Vernon C. Jett

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470310540.ch28

Proceedings of the 50th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 10, Issue 5/6

Proceedings of the 50th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 10, Issue 5/6

How to Cite

Jett, V. C. (1989) The Changing Nature of Laundry Detergents, in Proceedings of the 50th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 10, Issue 5/6 (ed J. B. Wachtman), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470310540.ch28

Author Information

  1. Mobay Corporation, Inorganic Chemical Division, 5601 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470374856

Online ISBN: 9780470310540

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Keywords:

  • corrosion;
  • porcelain enamel;
  • laundry detergent;
  • alkali carbonates;
  • hard water areas

Summary

A brief review of laundry detergent history is presented. Recent formulation changes are identified. The effect from recent changes in detergents on corrosion of porcelain enamel is discussed.