Silicones are widely used as defoamers (add as needed) and antifoams (added up front) in a wide variety of industrial applications, including food and beverage, wastewater treatment, construction products, paints and coatings, metalworking fluids, agriculture, cleaning agents, pulp and paper. CHT offers the complete range of antifoams, which include stable emulsions of custom-hydrophobized silica (INCI name ‘simethicone’) as well as low HLB silicone polyethers that are effective in highly demanding applications just as defect-free coatings and residue-free textiles defoaming.
CHT’s silicone antifoams and defoamers are generally used in any application which involves liquid-gas contact and agitation, and the products are designed to control foam with the end goal of optimizing manufacturing throughput and productivity. Common attributes of CHT’s off the shelf and customized antifoam solutions are as follows:
Finding the right silicone antifoam for your application is not limited to CHT’s off the shelf product portfolio. Our technical team strives on collaborations with our customers to codevelop bespoke, personalized products which suites their individual application.
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