Antifoams / Defoamers

Antifoams/defoamers are used to eliminate foam from manufacturing, food and treatment processes, providing efficient operations and a safe working environment.  Silchem’s line is comprised of silicone, mineral oil and vegetable oil based antifoams ranging from 5% to 100% active in both water based and non-aqueous with economical price points. Between these, we offer ready-to-use and raw material antifoams.  Our products are designed to fit any system – FDA & Kosher, low or high pH, biological.

Many of these products are stocked for fast delivery.

Product CodeDescriptionFeaturesApplications
APS AF 10 FGK APS AF 10 FGK Antifoam Emulsion is a water-dilutable silicone material that can be used to suppress foam in processing foods. It contains 10% active silicone defoamer in a nonionic emulsion, and can be used in quantities up to 100 parts per million on the basis of "prior sanction" under the Federal Food and Drug Administration regulations.

TECH DATA SHEET
TECH DATA PAGE
-Food grade
-Highly effective in small concentrations
-Easily dispersed
-Fermentation processes
-Instant coffee
-Paper coatings and sizes
-Diet soft drinks
-Waste yeast tanks
-Food washing solutions
APS AF 20 FGK APS AF 20 FGK Antifoam Emulsion is a water-dilutable silicone material that can be used to suppress foam in processing non-standardized foods. It contains 20-percent active silicone defoamer in a nonionic emulsion, and can be used in quantities up to 40 parts per million on the basis of "prior sanction" under the Federal Food and Drug Administration regulations.

TECH DATA SHEET
TECH DATA PAGE
-Food grade
-Highly effective in small concentrations
-Easily dispersed
-Fermentation processes
-Instant coffee
-Paper coatings and sizes
-Diet soft drinks
-Waste yeast tanks
-Food washing solutions
APS AF 30 FGK APS AF 30 FGK Antifoam Emulsion is a water-dilutable silicone material that can be used to suppress foam in processing foods. It contains 10% active silicone defoamer in a nonionic emulsion, and can be used in quantities up to 33 parts per million on the basis of "prior sanction" under the Federal Food and Drug Administration regulations.

TECH DATA SHEET
TECH DATA PAGE
-Food grade
-Highly effective in small concentrations
-Easily dispersed
-Fermentation processes
-Instant coffee
-Paper coatings and sizes
-Diet soft drinks
-Waste yeast tanks
-Food washing solutions
APS AF 100 FGK APS AF 100 FGK is a 100% active silicone compound that can be used to suppress foam in processing foods. It contains 100% active silicone defoamer.

TECH DATA SHEET
TECH DATA PAGE
-Food grade
-Highly effective in small concentrations
-Easily dispersed
-Fermentation processes
-Instant coffee
-Paper coatings and sizes
-Diet soft drinks
-Waste yeast tanks
-Food washing solutions