. What are emulsions? What are their different types? Give example of each type

Best Answer

Liquid - liquid colloidal systems in which finely divides droplets of a liquid are dispersed into other liquid, are called emulsions. These are formed by, shaking the two immiscible liquids with each other.

            Type of Emulsions

            (a)  Oil dispersed in water (O/W type) e.g., milk,vanishing cream, etc.

            (b)  Water dispersed in oil (W/O type) e.g., butter, cold cream, etc.



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