About the Skin cream Making
The easiest way to treat dry skin is to spread on some skin cream .It rejuvenates the skin cells and acts as protective barrier this is particularly important in the winter.
When cold outdoor air and indoorheatingsuck the moisture out of your skin if you have dry skin. It’s wise to keep a good supply of skin cream on hand it’s not just dry air that makes skin flaky and itchy cancer treatments can also dry out the skin along with other medical conditions like diabetes.
Ingredients of skin moisturizing cream
The first ingredient is steric acid it’s wax derived from palm tree oil the next ingredient is refined lanolin. It’s blended with isopropylmyristate natural oil that helps soften the stearic acid.
These ingredients make up what’s called the oil soluble phase of the recipe workers heat the stearic acid until it liquefies then add the blend of lanolin and isopropylmyristate and keep heating.
While the oil phase is heating they prepare the water-soluble phase of the recipe the first ingredient is glycerin derived from a vegetable source such as corn they heat and mix it.
Then add purified water they continue heating the mixture to just below the boiling point add a floral fragrance then pump the oil phase into the bottom of the tank it blends in with the water phase.
While naturally raising to the top they gradually lower the temperature this makes the mixture creamy and bright white after an hour of mixing the skin cream is ready .It pump it out of the mixing tank to supply tanks that feed the filling line this company packages its skin cream in jars.
Packaging of cream in tunes
For body cream and tubes for hand cream workers unpack boxes of plastic jars and line them up on a conveyor belt that feeds the labeling machine each jar passes a photo eye sensor.
This sensor triggers the machine to spin the jar at the same speed as the adhesive label coming off the roll workers place. The label jars onto a turntable that feeds the filling machine two single file lanes each lead to three nozzles the machine fills up to 125 jars per minute depositing 12 ounces of skin cream into each jar.
The two lanes of filled jars merge as they approach the capping machine the caps come down a chute to the machine’s carousel.
Batch system of cream Filling
A device called a timing screw correct lypositions each jar to receive a lid the lower part of the machine holds the jar steady as an arm secures. The lid in place the next station on the line applies an adhesive label onto the cap the jars of body cream are ready for sale this factory also packages hand cream in a tube that it can keep in the purse or pocket a mechanical arm places. The tubes on a turn table cap side down the bottom of each tube is open and ready for filling a nozzle squirts.
Two ounces of skin cream into the tube then the machine heats the open end to soften the plastic clamps it shut then cools the plastic to a solid state. when it rub the cream on the skin the key ingredients glycerin and lanolin pack a one-two punch glycerin is hygroscopic meaning it draws water from the air to the skin smooth the skin forming a protective film to lock in the moisture.