- No New Foam? Burns, David G. // Fire Chief;Jan2005, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p98
Focuses on the evolution of foam systems used by fire fighters. Advent of Class A foam; Different types of foam systems; Developments in foam technology.
- Antifoaming agent (Major drug group). // Royal Society of Medicine: Medicines;2002, p72
The article presents information on antifoaming agent. It is a term used to describe a chemical that is incorporated into antacid preparations in order to lower surface tension so that small bubbles of froth coalesce into large bubbles, which allows the remedy to pass more easily through the...
- dimeticone. // Royal Society of Medicine: Medicines;2002, p204
This article presents information on the drug dimeticone, a water-repellent silicone which is used as an antifoaming agent and, when taken orally, is thought to reduce flatulence while protecting mucous membranes. It is also a constituent in many barrier cream products that can be used to...
- Damping down the foam. // Process Engineering;Jan2004, Vol. 85 Issue 1, p12
Reports on how Zeon Chemicals LP was able to solve the problem of foaming at its nitrile rubber and polymer processing plant in Wales using the antifoaming agent Octafoam, developed by specialty chemicals company Octel Corp. Overview of the problem; Effectiveness of Octafoam.
- Defoam and Antifoam Differences. Collier, Harvest L. // Industrial Paint & Powder;Apr2005, Vol. 81 Issue 4, p40
Presents answer to a query about the difference between defoam and antifoam coating additives. Intention of defoam additives to control foam that is already present at the surface of a liquid; Selection of the additives; Contents of an effective defoamer formulation.
- Foam control agents. Sivaramakrishanan, C. N. // Colourage;Oct2004, Vol. 51 Issue 10, p55
This article investigates foam control agents for textile processing. Foam control agents are additives which reduce the surface tension of a solution or emulsion, thus inhibiting the formation of foam. They are classified into three groups, namely, foam-breaking agents, anti-foaming agents, and...
- Foam happens. Sohl, Karen // Paint & Coatings Industry;May99, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p56
Focuses on the use of defoamants. Mechanism by which defoamants work; Markets for defoamants; Test method for evaluating such type of products.
- Defoamers or Antifoamers? How Best to Combat Foam. Bentley Jr., David J. // Paper, Film & Foil Converter;Jun2003, Vol. 77 Issue 6, p22
Discusses the battle to reduce or eliminate foam. Difference between the defoaming and antifoaming agents; Disadvantage to the use of both types of materials; Assistance from the technical service representatives of the manufacturers of the foam-fighting materials.
- Controlling foam in coatings. Antonucci, Edward M. // Industrial Paint & Powder;Jan94, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p22
Discusses foam control in coatings and finishings. Problems presented by foam formation; Components of foam-control agents; Mechanism of foam control; Choosing a foam-control agent; Advantages and disadvantages of emulsifiable and nonemulsifiable foam-control agents; Research and development...