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Carpet Cleaning Formulations

Updated: Sep 28, 2022

You can produce carpet cleaners in a range of formulations depending on the application. Lankem offers a series of anionic and nonionic surfactants for use in floor cleaner formulations. The following formulations provide excellent performance in these applications:

Machine (Vacuum) Carpet Shampoo

4

1

Potassium Pyrophosphate (50%)

15

Butyldiglycol (BDG)

8

Tetrasodium EDTA (37%)

1

Phosphoric acid

to pH 6.5 - 7.5

Fragrance dye preservative

as required

Water

to 100

Charge the water and then charge the Lanphos TEP4K, Lansurf AE109W, potassium pyrophosphate, BDG and EDTA. You can adjust the pH to 6.5 - 7.5 with phosphoric acid and add the fragrance with the preservative as required. Dilute in the cleaning water at 1:50 - 100, depending on the degree of soiling.

Carpet Foam Shampoo

36

9

Butyldiglycol (BDG)

5

Sodium hydroxide / citric acid

to pH 6.5 - 7.5

Fragrance dye preservative

as required

Water

to 100

Charge the water warm to 40 - 50°C and then charge the Kemsurf DSA followed by the Lansurf CDE-G and BDG. Blend until homogeneous and adjust the pH to 6.5 - 7.5. Then you can add the fragrance with the preservative as you require. Before use, dilute in the water at 1:15 - 20.


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