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Effects of Foam Granulation on Dissolution Specific Properties and Applications in Detergent Manufacture

posted on 18.12.2018, 01:20 by GEORGE ALEXANDER MUTCH
Thesis explored the effect of using a novel foaming technique on binding liquid to agglomerate raw powdered ingredients in detergent and pharmaceutical formulations. Intent was to enhance dissolution rate of either formulation. Pharmaceutical powders showed no benefit, but detergent formulations showed both enhanced dissolution rate and secondary benefits of waste reduction.


Campus location


Principal supervisor

Cordelia Selomulya

Additional supervisor 1

Karen Hapgood

Additional supervisor 2

Ian Larson

Year of Award


Department, School or Centre

Chemical Engineering

Additional Institution or Organisation

Procter & Gamble Co.


Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type



Faculty of Engineering