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Food grade silicone antifoams


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Antifoams & Defoamers in Food Care

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:

  • Highly effective at low concentrations
  • Long lasting
  • Effective in hot and cold systems
  • FDA compliant
  • Dietary Compliance (Kosher & Halal)
  • Combatable with all aqueous systems
  • Specially made products to defoam anhydrous systems
  • Effective in high pH systems
  • Available as stable emulsions or 100% concentrates
  • Waste reduction

Applications:

  • Food washing
  • Food and beverage processing
  • Food and beverage production
  • Food processing packaging
  • Cosmetics

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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Product Listing


Code Description Request Sample TDS SDS
TA-20 FG 20% active silicone defoamer
TA 10XE FG Food grade antifoam
TE-352 FG TE-352 FG is a 40% active food grade emulsion of 350 cSt PDMS fluid. This product was specially formulated for food packaging applications