The process of very thoroughly mixing and applying intensive shear to improve the dispersion of components in a mixture. Grease is homogenized to disperse the thickener, improve the bulk appearance, improve the yield, and reduce the cost of the product.
A soap that has water associated with its structure. A typical example is a water-stabilized calcium soap grease, which owes its stability to hydrated calcium soap.
Having an affinity for water; capable of uniting with or dissolving in water.