Soap FAQ

Definition of scientific terms used in soap production

What is Saponification?

2020-07-29T00:21:42+08:00August 26th, 2019|Categories: |

Saponification can be defined as a “hydration reaction where free hydroxide breaks the ester bonds between the fatty acids and glycerol of a triglyceride, resulting in free

What is An Alkali?

2019-08-25T23:02:26+08:00August 25th, 2019|Categories: |

An alkali is a soluble salt of an alkali metal like sodium or potassium, originally, the alkalis used in soap

What is Fatty Acids

2019-08-25T21:45:45+08:00August 25th, 2019|Categories: |

Fatty acids are merely carboxylic acids with long hydrocarbon chains. The hydrocarbon chains length may vary from 10-30 carbons (mostly