Surfactants are amphipathic molecules with both hydrophilic and hydrophobic moieties that partition preferentially at the interface between fluid phases such as oil/water or air/water interfaces. Such characteristics confer excellent detergency, emulsifying, foaming, and dispersing traits, which...

Even though water quality in South Africa has historically been of a high standard, the Department of Water and Sanitation’s infrastructure has deteriorated and become increasingly overextended. This nano-fibre based technology offers a solution in the form of a point-of-use water treatment system...