Soap noodles are common raw materials for all kinds of soaps used. Soap noodles are produced by the saponification process of vegetable oils (Palm oil, coconut oil or animal fats) to get salts of fatty acid. Generally soap manufacturers purchase this soap noodles and add their flavor, fragrances, pigments and other components to differentiate with other brands. There are many different specifications for the soap noodles, depending on the type of soap to be manufactured e.g. toilet soap, laundry soap, translucent soaps, high-lather, medicated etc.
There are three different types of soap noodles which are classified on the basis of their usage. They are Laundry soap noodles which are used in the manufacture of laundry soaps (washing clothes), Toilet soap noodles which are used in the production of toilet soaps (bathing and hand wash) and multipurpose soap noodles which are used production of multipurpose soaps (Bathing, hand wash, laundry) this type soaps are economic .
More detail about Soap Making Process :
The main ingredients that are saponified are vegetable oils and animal fats. The mixtures which are derived from diverse fatty acids are greasy materials, triesters called triglycerides. These triglycerides are converted into soaps in either one or two step process. For the one stop process, triglyceride is made to react with strong base ,which accelerates cleavage of the ester bond resulting in the formation of fatty acid salts and. If necessary, salting out process can be done to precipitate soaps.
Generally, Soap Noodles are used for industrial Manufacturing process as main ingredient for any kind of Soaps. You can find soap noodles applications everywhere in every houses, in form of branded Soap