Ribbon diagram showing the way the chains coil
Pine, showing the resins which can clog the paper making machines
|What are the benefits
of adding enzymes?
Greater cleaning efficiency, leading to:
Shorter washing times
Marketed in Germany in 1914, Burnus was a product ahead of its time. It contained the enzyme trypsin. One tablet could be added to 10 litres of water to remove stains from clothes.
Unfortunately people were used to bulky washing powders which lathered a lot, and would not believe that such a small tablet could work.
We are now more familiar with the cleaning power of enzymes.
Washing products keep changing. Many now say "contain enzymes" on the label even if they are not advertised as biological