Surfactants and Detergents
Edgar Acosta, PhD
Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON, Canada
The hydrophilic lipophilic deviation (HLD) and the net-average curvature (NAC) are becoming common tools in the arsenal of the surfactant formulator. These sessions will include invited talks from individuals in industry and academia presenting an introductory overview of these concepts and their application in a wide range of fields, including, oilfield chemistry, agrochemical, cleaning, detergents, cosmetics and pharmaceutical formulations.