One of the largest applications of detergents is for washing clothes. The formulations are complex, reflecting the diverse demands of the application and the highly competitive consumer market. In general, laundry detergents contain water softeners, surfactants, bleach, enzymes, brighteners, fragrances, and many other agents. The formulation is strongly affected by the temperature of the cleaning water and varies from country to country.
The major components of laundry detergents is anionic surfactants, alkaline builders, water softening agents and anti re deposition agents. Higher end detergents contain enzymes and optical brighteners. Some liquid detergents contain non ionic surfactants.
Nederman MikroPul has supplied more than 600 dust collectors for decomposition of dusts in the detergent industry covering a huge variety of the production stages to the worldwide market leaders in this industry. The biggest for gas volumes of 210.000 m3 per hour. The number of filter bags employed range from 2 for the smallest units up to 1872.