scouring agent

scouring agent

[′skau̇r·iŋ ‚ā·jənt]
(textiles)
A cleaner used to remove oily substances from textile fibers; for example, natural oils and fats from raw wool, or lubricants from rayon yarns or fabrics during an operation such as winding or weaving.
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tallow amidoethyl)-2-hydoxyethyl ammonium methyl sulfate), water, preservative, fragrance and optionally an anti-static agent, dye transfer inhibition/color protection agent, odor removal/odor capturing agent, soil shielding/soil releasing agent, ultraviolet light protection agents, sanitizing agent, disinfecting agent, water repellency agents, insect repellency agent, anti-pilling agents, scouring agent, mildew removing agent, enzyme, allergicide agent, starch agent, bleaching agent, optical brightness agent, colorant/hueing agent, and/or surfactant.
Try it as a mild abrasive or scouring agent on shiny materials, as it can clean without scratching.
The steepness of the terrain in such regions makes flowing water a more powerful scouring agent.
Scouring Agents: The Bio-Sourcing over tradition Scouring methods gives fabrics a soft start and gently prepare them for the subsequent stages of textile wet processing.
Specific floor cleaners, impregnated wipes and scouring agents, among others, saw their value and volume sales decline.
Product coverage: Bathroom Cleaners, Descalers, Drain Openers, Floor Cleaners, Home Care Disinfectants, Home Care Wipes and Floor Cleaning Systems, Kitchen Cleaners, Multi-Purpose Cleaners, Oven Cleaners, Scouring Agents, Window/Glass Cleaners.
This may be linked to the continued high prices of toilet care products, especially with the availability and popularity of other substitutes, such as scouring agents and bleach.
In addition, petroleum scouring agents, softeners, brighteners, heavy metals, flame and soil retardants, ammonia and formaldehyde are used in the processing of cotton once it is harvested.
Due to its Domestos (8%) and Cif (4%) brands, the company covers five different areas; bathroom cleaners, oven cleaners, scouring agents, floor cleaners and window/glass cleaners.
Product coverage: Bathroom Cleaners, Descalers, Drain Openers, Floor Cleaners, Household Antiseptics/Disinfectants, Household Care Wipes and Floor Cleaning Systems, Kitchen Cleaners, Multi-Purpose Cleaners, Oven Cleaners, Scouring Agents, Window/Glass Cleaners.
The company led multi-purpose cleaners and bathroom cleaners in 2014 with 32% and 21% value shares respectively, ranking second in scouring agents with a 24% value share.
Thanks to its Domestos (8%) and Cif (4%) brands, company is present in five categories of surface care, including bathroom cleaners, oven cleaners, scouring agents, floor cleaners and window/glass cleaners.