antifoaming agent


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antifoaming agent

[¦an·tē¦fōm·iŋ ‚ā·jənt]
(organic chemistry)
A substance, such as silicones, organic phosphates, and alcohols, that inhibits the formation of bubbles in a liquid during its agitation by reducing its surface tension.
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The effect of mineral oils as antifoaming agent has been known for a long time [2].
Many volatiles and semivolatile compounds such as residual monomers, solvents, plasticizers, and low molecular weight additives such as mildewcides and antifoaming agents can easily be analyzed by GC.
Table 30: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Antifoaming Agents by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million (includes corresponding graph/chart) II-70
It's also an industrial solvent and an ingredient in adhesives, antifoaming agents, plastics and lubricants.
Among the additives are sweeteners, food color and color retention agents, antifoaming agents, glazing agents, and probiotic foods and dietary supplements.
The remaining components required to formulate these products are emulsifiers, pH stabilizers, rust preservatives, antifoaming agents, corrosion inhibitors, lubricity aids, viscosity modifiers, biocides, and extreme pressure additives such as chlorine, sulfur, and phosphorus-based additives.
Amine Neutralizers, AntiFoaming Agents, Anti-Microbial Agents.
Additives Offered: adhesion promoters, anti-blocking agents, antifoaming agents, dispersing agents, flow control
The standard is tougher on additives however, saying only acidity regulators, antifoaming agents, antioxidants, colours, emulsifiers, flavour enhancers, packing gases, preservatives, stabilisers and thickeners can be used, and then only in the detailed way described in the standard.
Polymeric surfactants such as polysiloxanes and polyether-modified siloxanes are found to function more efficiently than conventional mineral oil and hydrophobic particle-based antifoaming agents.
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Drinking and Wastewater Treatment Chemicals in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Corrosion-and Scale-Inhibiting Chemicals, Coagulants and Flocculants, Biocides and Disinfecting Chemicals, Filter Media and Adsorbent Chemicals, Softeners and pH Adjustors, Fluoridation Agents, and Antifoaming Agents.
Additives Offered: algicides, antifoaming agents, bactericides, biocides, corrosion inhibitors, dispersing agents, flame retardants, fungicides, light stabilizers, mildewcides, UV absorbers, water treatment chemicals