Chemistry Inventions That Changed The World

Haber-Bosch Process Nitrogen plays a critical role in the biochemistry of every living thing. It is needed by animals as amino acids, proteins, and many components of life machinery such as enzymes, DNA, RNA, etc. and plants require it for chlorophyll. Though it is the most common gas in our atmosphere, it exists as highly […]

Housekeeping and the real impact on your hotel’s reputation

Nothing repels guests more than poor housekeeping. Your hotel’s cleanliness immediately sets the tone for quality, while showing guests how much you care about them and your business With hotel hygiene being high on a guest’s priority list, their opinion can do grave damage to your reputation if it doesn’t meet expectations. It’s not surprising […]

The Role of Citric Acid in the Food & Drink Industry

From food and drink through to cleaning products and cosmetics, citric acid is a key component within modern processing and manufacturing. Citric Acid is a weak carboxylic acid and a naturally occurring fruit acid. It can exist as an anhydrous or monohydrate form and will appear as white granules, crystal grains or is colorless. It […]

Chemicals for Textile industry in Ethiopia

Chemicals for Textile industry in Ethiopia

Ethiopia’s government wants to diversify exports from agricultural products to strategic sectors like textile and garment manufacturing. Ethiopia’s long history in textiles began in 1939 when the first garment factory was established. Based on Ethiopian country data, in the last 5 to 6 years, the textile, and apparel industry have grown at an average of […]

Making Liquid Hand Soap By Yourself

WHAT’S IN DIY LIQUID HAND SOAP? 3/4 cup of water 1/4 cup of Castile soap 20 drops of lemon essential oil soap dispenser   HOW DO YOU MAKE LIQUID HAND SOAP? First, you will need a soap dispenser. You can use a regular hand soap dispenser or a foaming hand soap dispenser. Just rinse out […]

SLES (Sodium Lauryl Ether Sulfate)

Removing dirt from clothing, dishes and our skin is an important part of daily life. From soaps and toothpaste to laundry detergents many products foam when used to unlock their cleaning action. The ingredients which help make this happen are called surfactants. When used with water they foam and give a product the ability to […]

What is Activated Carbon?

Activated carbon is a carbonaceous, highly porous adsorptive medium that has a complex structure composed primarily of carbon atoms. The networks of pores in activated carbons are channels created within a rigid skeleton of disordered layers of carbon atoms, linked together by chemical bonds, stacked unevenly, creating a highly porous structure of nooks, crannies, cracks […]

LABSA (Linear Alkylbenzene Sulfonic Acid)

This Sulfonic Acid is a surfactant in the washing industry and is the most important and most consumable substance in a powder formulation and pure liquids. A Surfactant is a substance which tends to reduce the surface tension of a liquid in which it is dissolved. Linear Alkyl Benzene Sulphonic Acid, LABSA is a widely used surfactant because of […]

Caustic Soda Flakes

Sodium Hydroxide (caustic soda) is Industrially an all-purpose chemical substance. This chemical substance is a combination of Sodium, Oxygen, and Hydrogen. The material has specific and special applications and has diverse names among its users. Some of these common names are caustic soda flakes, Sodium Hydroxide, solid soda According to the chemical formula, it is […]

Sodium Laureth Ether Sulfate (SLES)

What is it? Sodium Laureth Ether Sulfate is a surface-active agent or surfactant. Surfactants are compounds that lower the surface tension between two liquids, between a gas and a liquid, or between a liquid and a solid. Surfactants may act as detergents, wetting agents, emulsifiers, foaming agents How is it made? Sodium lauryl Ether sulfate […]