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Silicone Polyether (SPE) Performance Modifiers for Pulp Manufacturing

Silicone PolyEther (SPE)

Performance Modifiers for

Pulp Manufacturing

Enhance stability, knockdown, persistency and drainage of antifoam emulsions with silicone polyether (SPE) performance modifiers from Dow Corning.

These materials are increasingly popular for use in pulp antifoam formulations and can
improve the performance of mineral oil antifoams.

Features and Benefits

  • Improved drainage in pulp-washing process applications
  • Foam-knockdown effect and persistence over time
  • Stability improvement for formulations emulsions
  • Food contact status as specified in the food regulatory profile
  • Antifoam performance enhancement


 Performance Modifier
95% Compound with 5% Performance ModifierFeatureNo
XIAMETER® OFX-5573 FluidDow Corning® 5290 Performance Modifier
XIAMETER® ACP-3073 Antifoam CompoundD+++++++++++++++++++++++
XIAMETER® ACP-3258 Antifoam CompoundD++++++
XIAMETER® ACP-3056 Antifoam CompoundD+++++++++++++++
XIAMETER® ACP-3990 Antifoam CompoundD++++
Key: D - drainage; K - knockdown; P - persistence
Performance rated from poorest (------) to neutral (•) to best (+++++)

Contact us to discuss your pulp-manufacturing challenges and opportunities.

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