Antifoam / Defoamer

Silcolapse® antifoams and defoamers.

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​The formulas for success

Foam control is a key requirement for manufacturers in many industries: crop protection, oil & gas, pulp making, chemical processing, effluent treatment, recycling, textiles & leather, food and beverages, cleaning products, etc. Our full line of Silcolapse® foam control formulation ingredients and processing aids make manufacturing more efficient and cleaner, improve the quality of final products, reduce waste and energy consumption and facilitate recycling. They are safe for people and equipment and comply with the strictest standards.

For over 30 years, we have been developing and producing our full-range line of Silcolapse® to constantly deliver cutting-edge products to our customers worldwide. Our experts are always available to advise you upstream and make sure that our foam control ingredients do exactly what's needed in your specific manufacturing processes. They are designed to be compatible with numerous non-aqueous and aqueous media in different forms, such as compounds and emulsions, as part of a complete and highly-efficient portfolio.  Downstream, we also provide all the information and certifications needed to comply with regulatory constraints.

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Crop ScienceAn abstract irrigation pivot in a crop field.​How do Elkem Silicones products improve Crop Sciences?Crop Science
Food Processing & PackagingCakes being baked in the oven with silicone coated paper.Silicones are widely used in food processing, as flow agents in manufacturing, as constituents in food packaging and as non-stick coatings in cooking.Food Processing & Packaging
High Temperature CoatingsA motorcycle exhaust pipe with blue painting coating. Bluesil® RES silicone resins are specially formulated to resist temperatures of up to 600°C in industrial paints and other applications.High Temperature Coatings
InksA tattoo machine with colored silicone inks.Elkem Silicones formulations for inks and coatings last longer, provide spectacular colors and are environmentally friendly. Inks
LeatherSewing machine sewing an artificial leather.Silicones Protect and Enhance Leather. Leather
Oil & GasTwo oil well with a pink sky at sunset time.Elkem Silicones Oil & Gas solutions.Oil & Gas
Paint & CoatingsVarious coloured open tubes of painting.​How do Elkem Silicones improve paints and coatings?Paint & Coatings
Plastic RecyclingReduce and control foam produced in the sorting, separation and manufacturing of recycled plastics with Silcolapse® and Bluesil®Plastic Recycling
Printing & ConvertingA printing pad roller.Printing and converting companies depend on Elkem Silicones to facilitate their web-processing applications.Printing & Converting
PulpClose on pulp paper.Elkem Silicones products for pulp and paper making.Pulp
Technical TextilesA waterrepealent red technical textile with drop of water beading on it without infiltrating.Silicones are ideal for coating technical textiles. They are versatile, easy to process and provide durable and innovative performance features. Technical Textiles
Water TreatmentA water purification plant using Bluestar Silicones Silcolapse foam control agents.Silcolapse® foam control agents reduce and eliminate foam in your water purification processes.Water Treatment



AgricultureBack of an agriculture truck spreading agrichemical on a field.Helping to meet the challenge of feeding the world.Agriculture
ChemicalsSynthesis, Performance and Process. Discover the elements of silicones.Chemicals
ConstructionKeeping buildings dry and energy efficient.Construction
EnergyEnabling and Empowering energy in all its forms.Energy
Food & BeverageSilicones are the secret ingredient for Packaging, Labels and Kitchen Tools.Food & Beverage
Life ScienceA young boy kissing the cheek of a smiling young girl wearing a green band-aid on her forehead. Silicones help make it better.Life Science
Pulp & PaperThik blue paper half rolled up letting light go through.From Pulp to Specialty Paper. Silicones add value.Pulp & Paper
Rubber, Plastic & CompositeClose on multiple coloured cables.Polymers helping Polymers.Rubber, Plastic & Composite
Textiles & LeatherClose on a black leather seat.Softeners, Water-repellents and Coatings.Textiles & Leather



New Foam Control Agent For Pulp OperationsWood fibers before pulping process using silicone foam control solutions. Foam Control Agent For Pulp OperationsSILCOLAPSE® 910, the newest high-performance antifoam from Elkem Silicones, provides safe, productive and reliable foam control for the pulp industry.



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AntifoamA blue antifoam liquid solution with bubbles. silicone based antifoams help produce cost-efficient pulp.



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