Antifoams

Airedale Chemical Antifoams (also known as De-Foamers or Anti-Foaming Agents) are a chemical additive that reduces and hinders the formation of foam in industrial process liquids.

Commonly used agents are insoluble oils, polydimethylsiloxanes and other silicones, certain alcohols, stearates and glycols. The additive is used to prevent formation of foam or is added to break a foam already formed.

Click sector to view its application

Detergent & Cleaning Detergent & Cleaning

Anti-foams are added to certain types of detergents to reduce foaming that might decrease the action of the detergent.

Back
to top
Food & Beverage Food & Beverage

When used as an ingredient in food, antifoaming agents are intended to curb effusion or effervescence in preparation or serving.

Back
to top
Healthcare Healthcare

Antifoaming agents are also sold commercially to relieve bloating.

Back
to top
Oil & Gas Oil & Gas

Used in oil drilling, machine tool industry, oils cutting tools and hydraulics

Back
to top
Pulp & Paper Pulp & Paper

Defoamers are used in many industrial processes and products: wood pulp and paper

Back
to top