Last edited 11 Aug 2020

Emulsify

The word ‘emulsify’ refers to: ‘The mixing of two or more liquids that are normally immiscible (non-mixable or un-blendable).’ Ref Containment systems for the prevention of pollution, Secondary, tertiary and other measures for industrial and commercial premises (CIRIA C736), published by CIRIA in 2014.

This produces an emulsion, which is a fine dispersion of droplets of one liquid in the other. Emulsions are used to manufacture polymer dispersions which can be used to produce paints, glues, synthetic rubber and synthetic latex.

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