Receiving pressed cosmetics
Magdalena Nalepa 1,2/, Anna Laudańska-Maj 1,2/, Agnieszka Gadomska-Gajadhur 2/
1/ Bell Sp. z o.o. w Józefowie
2/ Wydział Chemiczny, Politechnika Warszawska
One of the most important stage during the production of powder cosmetics is compressing. This process requires from technologist to get acquainted with characteristics of used raw materials, which enable to determine parameters of the technological process. They differ depending on the type of mass, which can be in both loose and liquid form (after mixing with the solvent). The article introduces transformations occurring during compression and factors affecting on production efficiency.
Key words: powder cosmetics, pressure pressing, compression, compaction characteristics, injection methods