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Blackburn Chemicals are market leading specialist in foam control agents

Blackburn’s specially formulated anti-foaming solutions are recognised worldwide under the trade name Dispelair®. Our experienced industry specialists are on hand to help customers find the perfect solution for their individual requirements.

What areas of application are these foam control agents used in?

Dispelair® foam control agents are used to optimise adhesive properties and provide foam control in products such as inks, pigment dispersions, paints, flooring compounds and repair mortars. They are also used in several manufacturing processes including oil processing, polymer production and textile manufacturing where good emulsification characteristics eliminate problems associated with fibre contamination.

Product trade names and descriptions

The below descriptions provide a general insight into our product range on offer from Blackburn Chemicals.

There may be a few exceptions where unique products don’t conform to the standard nomenclature, for accurate product information, please search for corresponding technical data sheets via our product finder.

  • Dispelair® BS

    Polysiloxane based foam control agents used predominantly in the pulp processing industry and general surfactant systems

  • Dispelair® CF

    Largest selection of products based on modified silicone, hydrocarbons, surfactants, alkoxane, polyethers and polyglycols. These products are used across multiple applications including coating and adhesive formulations, polymer latex systems and low to high PVC paints

  • Dispelair® DP

    Foam control agents based on hydrocarbons, fatty acid esters and surfactants used as wet end deaerators in effluent treatment in breweries and plastic recycling

  • Dispelair® F

    Alkoxane based emulsion foam control agents used in fermentation and distillation processes

  • Dispelair® FG

    Specially formulated foam control agents based on vegetable oils for food processing applications such as vegetable washing and starch manufacturing

  • Dispelair® K

    Alkoxane and siloxane based foam control agents used in sugar processing and food processing applications

  • Dispelair® P

    These powdered grades are based on alkyl glycols, hydrocarbons and surfactants for use as an anti-shrink additive in a wide range of cement-based systems, grouts, repair mortars, tile adhesives and self levelling floor systems

  • Dispelair® SC

    Foam control agents based in a silicone compound used in vegetable oil in fryers

  • Dispelair® SE

    Foam control agents based on a silicone emulsion used in plastics recycling, CIP (cleaning-in-place) processes

  • Dispelair® WT

    Foam control agents used especially for wastewater treatment in the agrochemical industry, textile processing and other industrial processing such as plastics recycling

Technical Brochures and Downloads

For additional technical information please visit our dedicated downloads page to access our full library of technical information including industry specific applications, processing guidelines, formulation advice, product properties and characteristics, full product range overviews and much more!

For detailed information on products and their applications please visit our dedicated brochures page.
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Key features

  • High quality foam control agents
  • Production of over 40,000 tonnes/year
  • UK based, independent, family owned company
  • World market leader in foam control agents
Key features