The fatty acids, derived from animal fats or vegetable oil, are known as Soap noodles. They are used while producing any kind of soap bars as the main ingredient. The neutral oil and fats as well as methyl esters are saponified fatty acids that are neutralized to produce soap noodles.
Uses of soap noodles
These noodles are commonly used as the main raw materials used in making any kind of soap. The oils of vegetables like coconut oil, animal fats, and palm oil, are saponified to get the fatty acid salts in the form of noodles. These noodles are used by the manufacturers of different types of soaps by adding fragrances, flavors, and colors to these noodles.
Types of soap noodles
Mainly there are two types of soap noodles including
Soap noodles are made from oil derived from vegetables or plants
Soap noodles are made from oil derived from the fat of animals.
Both of these soap noodles are used in making toilet, laundry, detergent, and cosmetic soaps as per the requirements of the use because of their versatile properties. It allows everyone to use different soaps according to his requirements.
Specifications of soap noodles
A particular type of standard 80/20 soap noodles may include a mixture of nearly 80% palm stearin and palm oil along with 20% of oil of palm kernels.
The other commonly used blends can be composed of the mixture of 70/30, 60/40, and 90/10. The fat content in a blend of soap noodles is measured in terms of TFM or Total Fatty Matters. The other features that help in distinguishing the grades of the soap noodles are the amount of glycerin and moisture in it.
The difference in the specifications of the soap noodles can help in manufacturing different types of soaps like laundry soaps, toilet soaps, medicated soaps, high-lather soaps, and translucent soaps, etc.
Classification of soap noodles
Soap Noodles are normally used as the main ingredient in the process of industrial manufacturing soaps of any kind. These soap noodles can be found in every house throughout the world in the form of the Soap application from any brand. Different types of soap noodles can be classified based on their usage and their colors.
On the basis of usage, soap noodles can be classified into the noodles used for making laundry soaps and toilet soaps. Laundry soaps are used for washing clothes whereas toilet soaps are used for hand wash and bathing. Some of the manufacturers make multipurpose and economic soaps that can be used not only for washing hands and bathing but also for washing clothes effectively.
Soap noodles can also be classified on the basis of their colors. Various types of colors found in soap noodles may include creamy, white, brownish, swing, and yellowish, as well as unusually solid colors of snow white and translucent, etc.
Thus, different types do soap noodles can be used for making different types of soap depending upon the level of moisture and fatty matters in them.