As we all know liquid soap is one of the daily use of chemicals in every household. It is a form of small-scale business in which a University student can learn and start to make a living out of it. Soap production or soap making as it is so-called can be profitable enough to make a living when it is done in the right way with quality chemicals all through.
Many of us have heard about it and many also crave the knowledge. Here in this article is the complete stepwise production of liquid soap, it’s packaging and some suggested strategies for liquid soap effective sales. Apart from the fact that it is in demand daily in almost every household, the materials needed to make the liquid soap are very readily available and the business can be started with very small capital as the raw materials for liquid soap production are very cheap to buy.
Liquid soap is a very easy entrepreneur skill that is easy to attain and the business can be done and started at home and above all, most people like to use liquid soap because it dissolves faster in water and also aids easier washing in comparison to solid detergents.
In this article, I will be stating the quantities of chemicals that will produce 50 liters of quality liquid soap and it’s average prices which could be less or more depending on your region.
EQUIPMENT NEEDED FOR LIQUID SOAP PRODUCTION AND THEIR RESPECTIVE PICTURES
1. BIG MIXING BOWL
2. A MEASURING BOWL
3. HAND GLOVES
4. A GAS COOKER OR A STOVE FOR HEATING WATER
5. NOSE MASKS
6. APRON FOR BODY PROTECTION AND STAINS
7. WOODEN SPOON (A MODERATELY LONG TYPE)
8. AN EXTRA OF ALL ITEMS LISTED ABOVE.
CHEMICALS NEEDED FOR THE LIQUID SOAP PRODUCTION
These are the required chemicals for the production of liquid soap. These chemicals and their quantities are for the production of 50 liters of quality liquid soap production. Note that for 25 liters, the chemicals should only be reduced by half and if smaller quantities of liquid soap are to be produced, the quantities of chemicals should be reduced in the order of half described above.
The quantity of each chemical listed below is in the order of 50 liters of liquid soap production.
1. Soda ash (1kg)
2. Sulphuric acid
3. Caustic soda
5. STPP (sodium tripolyphosphate)
7. SLS (sodium lauryl sulfate)
8. Foam booster
13. Vitamin E.
Watch out for my next update on this article for the mechanism for liquid soap production, the different mixing formula and the strategies for the sales of the products.
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