Personal Care

BABY BOTTOM OINTMENT

Description
OBJECT: Disperse zinc oxide and boric acid into petrolatum, castor oil, paraffin, mineral oil and balsam fragrance at elevated temperature. Cool before packaging.
PROBLEM: Popular brand of zinc oxide ointment has surge in sales – – small manufacturer needs to retrofit used hemispherical bottom kettle with high shear mixer.
RESULTS: Excellent mixing promotes incorporation and wetting out of powdered boric acid and zinc oxide (ZnO) in down-mode. High shear rotor stator disperses powder in order to feel smooth on sensitive skin.
AB MIXER: Model CJ-50-1 Reversible Homogenizer 5 HP, 3600 RPM.
BENEFITS: Production rate quadrupled and manufacturing is able to keep up with demand while increasing quality.
EQUIPMENT REPLACED: High speed disperser.