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].
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.
In addition, coagulants, flocculents, metal precipitants, emulsifiers, antifoaming agents, neutralizes, and odour control agents are added during wastewater processing.
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.
Additives include plasticizers, foaming and antifoaming agents, driers, biocides that inhibit the growth of mold, and ingredients that improve water resistance or opacity.
I caught up with Meyer and asked him what it was we had just seen, and he explained that in order to make enzymes, the biomass must be stirred and accelerated, but without antifoaming agents you get something that resembles a Guinness.
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.
Since then Dow Corning has gone from strength, with some remarkable commercial successes, including silicone car polishes and 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