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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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This report by Technavio provides an in-depth analysis of the global anti-foaming agent market in terms of revenue and emerging market trends.
Acrylic Resins, Acrylic-Styrene Emulsions, Acrylic Solution, Alkyd Resins, Amine Neutralizes, Amino Resins, Anti-Blocking Agents, Anti-Foaming Agents, Antioxidants, Anti-Sagging Agents, Anti-Settling Agents, Anti-Skinning Agents, Catalysts, Caustics/Caustic Sodas, Corrosion Inhibitors, Crosslinking Resins, Dispersing Agents & Surfactants, Epoxy Hardeners-Chemicals, Epoxy Resins, Flow Control Agents, Fluoropolymer Resins, Gycol Esters, High-Solid Resins, Hybrid Resins, Hydrocarbon Resins, Ink Additives, Ketones, Light Stabilizers, Misc.
Washing PET flake is normally water-intensive, requiring scalding water, caustic soda, detergents, and anti-foaming agents.
If bloat is a severe problem, anti-foaming agents can be administered daily.
Although not an essential dietary component, silicon naturally occurs in foods as silicon dioxide (silica) and silicates, and is added as anti-caking and anti-foaming agents as silica, silicates and dimethylpolysiloxane; silicate-containing antacids are also widely used.
Any foaming can be combated with anti-foaming agents, but draining and rinsing the fountain is the best approach.
By contrast, antioxidants, anti-foaming agents and other additives used by the alcoholic beverage market will lag, as health concerns and social pressures restrain alcohol consumption.
ANTI-FOAMING AGENTS - Preservatives compounded into frying fats usually are designed to minimize excessive foaming or to retard the oxidation of the fat.
Receiving, handling, and blending dry ingredients such as food colors; bulking agents; citric, malic, and fumaric acids; crystalline fructose; pre-gelatinized starches; spices; and anti-foaming agents necessitated means of dust control.
This research service analyzes the North American chemicals market for industrial water treatment by covering five core segments: coagulants and flocculants, corrosion and scale inhibitors, biocides and disinfectants, defoamers and anti-foaming agents, and pH adjustment chemicals.
Anti-Blocking Agents, Anti-Foaming Agents, Anti-Rust Agents, Anti-Sagging Agents, Corrosion Inhibitors, Dispersing Agents & Surfactants, Fillers-Natural, Cellulosic, Polymeric, Flame and Smoke Retardants, Flatting Agents, Flow Control Agents, Ink Additives, Misc.
Defoamers, also known as anti-foaming agents, are chemical agents that inhibit foam build.