Cleanliness, they said is next to godliness. This adage emphasis the overwhelming importance of keeping one’s body, clothing and environment clean. Soap is a product of the reaction between sodium hydroxide and oil or fatty acid. Nevertheless, there are many Soapless detergent that find application in different cleaning processes. You can make millions producing any of these products I will teach you under this post, as everybody make use of one type of soap or the other at least once or twice every day.
Only have faith in your product, dare to be unique and the sky will be your starting point. So what are the procedures to produce Laundry Soap?
Production of Laundry Soap
As the name implies laundry soap is the type of soap that is mostly used for cleaning our laundries. It should have good foaming ability in order to be able to clean the cloths well. It is important to note that there are so many soaps in the market, but with the formulation given you below and good packaging you can be sure to beat the competition. Also do not be frugal with the fragrance and ensure that you choose a very good fragrance as it helps in attracting people to your products. Also choose a colour that will be appealing and enticing, this is where you exercise your creativity in order to ensure that you are ahead of others.
Mixer with stirrer, casting moulds, heater, cutter(knife), shaping machine, stamping matching, Hydrometer, weighing scale, measuring container and packaging materials.
S/N. CHEMICALS . QUANTITY
(1) . Caustic soda (NaOH) . 2kg
(2) Palm kernel oil (P.K.O) . 360litres
(3) Soda ash (light). 0.50kg
(4) . Sodium silicate. 160 litres
(5) Sodium sulphate. 160 litres
(6) . Colourant . To taste.
(7) . Water . 240 cl
(8) . Fragrance. To taste.
(1) Prepare the caustic soda solution by dissolving 2kg of caustic soda in 180 cl of water; confirm that it was a density of 1275kg/m™3. Also prepare the soda ash solutions dissolving it in separate 60 cl of water and ensure that when the density is measured with hydrometer it is 1250 kg/m3. Allow the two solutions to stand and blend for three days. Please ensure that you leave them to stand for this time or even more, to avoid your soap being corrosive on the users’ skin and on cloths.
(2) Add all the P.K.O. in the boiler and heat for some time.
(3) Add the colourant to the oil and stir till uniformly blend.
(4) Add the sulphoric acid and caustic silicate and continue stirring.
(5) Add the soda ash solution and the caustic soda solution and continue stirring.
(6) Add the fragrance and pour into moulds and allow solidification for 24 hours.
(7) Stamp, shape and package and you are ready for the marker.