For the avid DIY Dishwasher Tablet maker this ingredient is for you, simply mix approx. 1/2 -1 teaspoon with the water you use to make your tablets. It will help bind everything together and prevent crumbling (even though crumbly is still fine, those bits can still be used)
Silicone Emulsion in commercial cleaning products for protection, improved gloss and coverage. It adds shine to polishes, used to control foam and act as water softeners. It works as a natural adhesive in dishwasher tablets, bonding the ingredients quickly and firmly and provided anti-corrosion protection for metal surfaces
Made by a combining Silicone fluid (or oils) with water to make a solution. Its primary ingredient is silica — one of the most commonly occurring forms of sand.