frothing agent

frothing agent

[′frȯth·iŋ ‚ā·jənt]
(materials)
A material that facilitates formation of bubbles in a froth flotation process.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The teeter bed is constantly aerated by injecting compressed air and a small amount of frothing agent into the fluidization water.
MIBC (methyl isobutyl carbinol), a widely used frothing agent, was used.
Scientists at Louisiana State University (Department of Dairy Science, 111 Dairy Science Building, Baton Rouge, LA 70803) have determined that storage and handling are the factors that mostly affect milk's performance as a frothing agent in hot beverages.
The stirring action also shears the air into small bubbles, which are stabilized by the addition of a frothing agent to the water phase.
You cannot use human toothpaste, as it contains fluoride, detergents and frothing agents that are not intended to be swallowed.
The CCC values for several frothing agents have been determined using the University of Cape Town (UCT) Bubble Size Analyzer.
For the more surface-active agents, large deviations between the surface tension-bubble life time isotherms are observed, which is an indicator that the frothing agents accumulated in the foam.
A range of alcohol-based and soluble glycol-based frothing agents are available to suit a wide range of conditions, together with of depressants based on guar, quebracho, mimosa, dextrin and other modified starches, CMC, plus anionic, nonionic and cationic synthetics.
They are also used to stabilize the resulting polymer latex and others are used as frothing agents. Balab[R] defoamers and antifoams help remove residual monomer during the polymerization process and help prevent foaming.
The materials are also used to stabilize the resulting polymer latex and others are used as frothing agents. Balab [R] defoamers and antifoams help remove residual monomer during the polymerization process and help prevent foaming.