Leading Supplier of Silicone Antifoam
Mera Chemicals is one of the leading suppliers of silicone antifoam solutions for a wide range of Australian businesses. Our silicone antifoam product is made right here in Australia.
Silicone antifoam is a preventative product and is added to the process to prevent foam occurring and knocks down foam from building up. In layman’s terms, it is a chemical product that is essential in solving the problem caused by foam.It destabilizes tiny foam bubbles by weakening the wall that supports them. The antifoam makes the small bubbles join up to become bigger foam bubbles which burst over time and disperse.
Silicone Antifoam can be used in food processing or drink manufacture and a wide range of industries such as chemical processing, paper production, fermentation, solvent production, textile manufacture, and waste treatment.
The chemical magic of our Australian Made silicone antifoam product means that for a small additional cost, in so many industries, applications and processes, not much works without it!
If you have a foaming problem in your business, we can help. Get in touch and we can provide a sample silicone antifoam product or help you with a bespoke solution. Don’t lose valuable product due to excess foam, talk to us today.
The applications of silicone antifoams
Silicone antifoams are amongst the most efficient products used to control production foaming issues. This selector guide describes a complete line of Mera Chemical Silicones antifoams which have been found particularly useful in many applications.
In selecting the best type and quantity of silicone defoamer, each application must be considered separately. In addition to the primary differences of the non-aqueous and aqueous system requirements, there are differences in the same process when formulations are changed.
Some of the factors are:
Uses of silicone antifoams
Coal is washed creating masses of foam, an antifoam application can control this and also be absorbed in an environmentally friendly way.
Antifoams help stop the starch foaming caused from washing thousands of kilos of the humble potatoes are washed.
Defomers and antifoams can be used to solve textile industry foaming problems.