SHRIEVE FOAM INHIBITORS Knowledge Hub
Shrieve understands the importance of unwanted foaming across processing applications across a variety of industries. With foaming leading to processing inefficiencies over time we have carefully formulated our PROGILINE® Foam Inhibitor product range which can be used across an array of industries specialising in:
- Fruit and Vegetables
- Paints, Coatings and Inks
- Fish and Seafood
- and loads more.
For more information on our foam inhibitor solutions, please contact us.
Foam Control in the Food & Beverage Industry
THE ROLE OF PAG FOAM INHIBITORS IN AQUEOUS REFINEMENT AND PROCESSING APPLICATIONS: Processing in food and beverage applications is a formidable task. Manufacturers can be faced with narrow windows and complex, multi-stage processes that need to run 24 hours a day. So, when a problem like foam interferes, it is vital that plant managers act decisively. Here, Dr Liz Dixon, Global Technology Director at Shrieve, a supplier of differentiated specialty lubricants and performance fluids, explains how concentrated PAG foam inhibitors hold the answer.Read more
What is a Foam Control Agent?
There are several types of foam control agents on the market. Historically they are categorized into defoamers and anti-foam agents. They include many different chemistries such as mineral oils, silicones, esters, biodiesel and polyalkylene glycols among others. In this article we will explain the difference between defoamers and anti-foam agents and explain how Shrieve’s PROGILINE® FI foam inhibitor products work and what makes them superior to alternative foam control agents.Read more