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Antifoams and Process Aids

Dow Corning’s silicone foam control line includes silicone compounds, concentrates and emulsions that are effective in low concentrations under harsh textiles-manufacturing and processing conditions. They may be:

  • Added directly to wet processes to knock down or prevent foam, or
  • Used as formulation ingredients to achieve low-foaming textiles solutions


Opportunities for use span the textiles manufacturing process:

  • Polymerization of synthetic fibers
  • Production of natural and synthetic yarns and fabrics
  • Fabric pretreatment, dyeing, coloring and finishing


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