ANTIFOAM-ASD | Silicone based defoamer, Alkaline pH stable

Product Information

Antifoam-ASD is a silicone based defoamer suitable for all textile wet processing operations, i.e. sizing, scouring, printing, finishing, etc. where foam control is essential. Antifoam-ASD does not lead to any objectionable deposits on equipments or substrates due to its high stability. It has excellent foam control property and greater compatibility in difficult surfactants, i.e. contain solvents and electrolytes.

Key Features & Benefits
Key Features Benefits

Stable to alkaline pH, high temperature

Suitable for pretreatement and dyeing of cotton Can be added in chemical padded to avoid foam marks in continuous applications

Spot free

Does not lead to silicone spots.

General Characteristics
Key Features Benefits
Physical appearance

White liquid

Ionic Nature
pH of 1% solution
8 +/-1
Miscible with water
Stable to dilute acids and dilute alkalies and hard water
Compatible with anionic and non-ionic products


Antifoam-ASD is stable to acidic , alkaline pH and at elevated temperature. Depending upon the requirement 0.1 - 0.5% Antifoam-ASD can be used.

Note: Recommended dilution 1:1 to 1:10. For high dilution, stability can be extended by addition of small amount of thickener i.e. Xanthan gum or Polyacrylates.

Preservation: It is recommended to add 0.1% Bronopol (2-Bromo,2-nitropropane, 1,3-diol) or Methyl Paraben (methyl para hydroxy benzoate) as an antimicrobial agent to avoid fungal / microbial growth.


Storage   : Store in cool, ventilated shed away from heat and direct sunlight.Storage temperature should not exceed 35 deg C.Close lids firmly to avoid contact with air and moisture.

Shelf Life : 9 months from the date of manufacturing, if stored under controlled conditions.

The above information is given in good faith and is without warranty