18. Foams in Consumer Products

  1. Paul Stevenson
  1. Peter J. Martin

Published Online: 8 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119954620.ch18

Foam Engineering: Fundamentals and Applications

Foam Engineering: Fundamentals and Applications

How to Cite

Martin, P. J. (2012) Foams in Consumer Products, in Foam Engineering: Fundamentals and Applications (ed P. Stevenson), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119954620.ch18

Editor Information

  1. Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Author Information

  1. School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 17 FEB 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470660805

Online ISBN: 9781119954620



  • foams in consumer products;
  • aerated structures and foams;
  • formulation, processing and foam structure interaction;
  • consumer products market, foams and consumer appeal;
  • coupled factors, formulation, processing and product;
  • bubble size and density in products;
  • surfactants and their application;
  • structure of final consumer product, foam being integral l;
  • crispness, as sensory attributes;
  • foams in home care, personal care, foods and drinks


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Creation and Structure

  • Sensory Appeal

  • Conclusions

  • References