SILFOAM® SE 1662

SILFOAM® SE 1662 is a medium viscous, water dilutable antifoam emulsion of good storage stability with a nonionic and slightly less hydrophilic emulsifier system compared to SILFOAM® SE 1661.



Properties

Specific features of SILFOAM® SE 1662

  • Processing Properties: Defoaming
  • Product Type: Additive
  • Product Type: Emulsions
  • Regulation: FDA registered
  • Regulation: Food-contact
  • Specific Features: Additive
  • Specific Features: Defoaming
  • Specific Features: Emulsions
  • Specific Features: Food-contact
  • Specific Features: Liquid

Disclaimer

All the information provided is in accordance with the present state of our knowledge. Nonetheless, we disclaim any warranty or liability whatsoever and reserve the right, at any time, to effect technical alterations. The information provided, as well as the product's fitness for an intended application, should be checked by the buyer in preliminary trials. Contractual terms and conditions always take precedence. This disclaimer of warranty and liability also applies particularly in foreign countries with respect to third parties' rights.

Application

SILFOAM® SE 1662 prevents foaming (act as an antifoam) and destroys existing foam (acts as defoamer) in a large number of aqueous systems. It is ideal for systems in which silicones would usually cause problems:

  • PVC degassing
  • Manufacture and processing of polymer dispersions for textiles, paper, paints and surface coatings, as well as adhesives
  • Cooling lubricants
  • Textile formulations

Due to its raw material composition, SILFOAM® SE 1662 is suitable for direct food contact and as a processing aid in fermentation processes. SILFOAM® SE 1662 shows a very good foam control performance in plant protection formulations (e.g. in surfactant rich agrochemical formulations).

 

Processing

In general we recommend stirring the emulsion before use (approx. 3 minutes with a propeller stirrer at 200 – 400 rpm). But be cautious: too high shear can break the emulsion. SILFOAM® SE 1662 should be added as it is. Metering pumps should have low shear stress. The amounts added usually are in the range from 0.02 to 0.5 %. However, the optimum dosage should be determined in preliminary tests.

Storage

The 'Best use before end' date of each batch is shown on the product label.

Storage beyond the date specified on the label does not necessarily mean that the product is no longer usable. In this case however, the properties required for the intended use must be checked for quality assurance reasons.

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Wacker Chemical Corporation
3301 Sutton Road
Adrian, MI 49221-9397
United States
+1  888  922-5374 (Phone)
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