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What are some examples of liquid surfactants that are immiscible in water?
Question Date: 2011-02-12
Answer 1:

Surfactants that allow the mixing of two different hydrophobic phases,but not the traditional oil-water dispersal that we usually associate with liquid surfactants, can be found in many car engine lubricant products. There, they are typically known as dispersants or dispersing agents, and are used to prevent accumulation of gummy like residues in the oil.

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