Skip to main content

Questions tagged [surfactants]

Questions about compounds that lower the surface tension (or interfacial tension) between two liquids or between a liquid and a solid.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
9 votes
1 answer
3k views

What's the chemical nature of a dishwasher's rinsing agent?

It seems that a rinsing agent helps the dishes in the dishwasher dry much better than they do without it (which I recently noted on my new dishwasher). What molecules are used in the composition of ...
F'x's user avatar
  • 23.9k

1 2
3