Soap Manufacturing Technology, Second Edition, is the most authoritative and up-to-date book on soap technology available today. Editor and contributing author Luis Spitz leads a world-renowned team in providing comprehensive information on all components of soap manufacturing including formulation, performance evaluation, cleansing systems, and more. This new edition includes two new chapters, Integrated Saponification and Drying Systems and Laundry Bars, and the others are completely revised and updated.
- Includes new chapters and figures, tables, and text updated from the first edition
- Serves as a technical reference book ideal for both experienced and beginning soap producers and suppliers
- Provides an overview of the AOCS methods used for the evaluation of soap and soap products
- Includes two new chapters on Integrated Saponification and Drying Systems and Laundry Bars
1: Implications of Soap Structure for Formulation and User Properties
2: Soap Structure and Phase Behavior
3: Formulation of Traditional Soap Cleansing Systems
4: Chemistry, Formulation, and Performance of Syndet and Combo Bars
5: Transparent and Translucent Soaps
6: Semi-Boiled and Integrated Saponification and Drying Systems
7: Soap Drying Systems
8: Bar Soap Finishing
9: Soap, Soap/Synthetic, and Synthetic Laundry Bars
10: Multicolored and Multicomponent Soap Manufacturing Systems
11: Soap Bar Performance Evaluation Methods
Luis Spitz has been a world-renowned expert in the soap industry for over 50 years. With a degree in chemical engineering from Wayne State University, he became an expert on soap processing while working at The Dial Corporation in Chicago. He has represented (the) Italian Manufacturers of Soap Processing Plants and Packaging Machinery and is currently an independent consultant in the soap industry.
From 1977-2015, Luis chaired and presented at numerous global conferences on soaps and detergents, including the first AOCS World Conference on Soaps and Detergents (1977) and several SODEOPEC conferences (2002, 2006, 2008, 2015). He has edited and contributed to 7 soap-related titles, including Soap Technology for the 1990's, Soaps and Detergents - A Theoretical and Practical Review (1996), SODEOPEC (2004), the first and second editions of The Evolution of Clean - A Visual Journey through the History of Soaps and Detergents and the first edition of Soap Manufacturing Technology.