described in the previous chapter, the solidification process (by Soap Vacuum
Drying Plant or Soap Chill Rolls) produce solid soap in from of Noodles or
flakes. The oleo chemical companies involved in soap raw materials sell on the
market soap noodles.
soap finishing line is a manufacturing line for soap bars, composed with
different machines, necessary to transform the soap noodles in finished soap
bars. The most important work during this process is the level of soap
refining. There are different configurations of Soap Finishing Lines, depending
from the required finished soap bars.
configurations of soap finishing lines are composed with the following soap
In case of special toilet soap bars that required more refining stages,
both soap machines: Simplex Refiner Plodder and Three Roll Mill are used in the
It is also possible to find Soap Finishing Line with Simplex Refiner
Plodder and 2 or 3 roll mills; this is a typical configuration of Soap
Finishing Line made in Asiatic countries, due to the low quality of the soap
machines produced in these countries.
In case of laundry soap bars with a high percentage of fillers, both
soap machines: Simplex Refiner Plodder and Three Roll Mill are used in the same
In the last fifteen years an Italian soap machines manufacturer
developed Special duplex vacuum plodders, characterized by special long
extrusion screw with 2 different diameters, flexible refining stages and high
power motors. These special soap plodders are able to refine the soap avoiding
the use of a simplex refiner plodder or a three roll mill.