Defoamer additives for preventing foam formation

Rhodoline® DF Series of specialty additives is a broad range of defoamers for coatings applications. Rhodoline® DF defoamers offer an eco-friendly solution for formulating low-to-zero VOC coatings.
Rhodoline® DF Series additives are suitable for waterborne architectural coatings, latex systems, inks, adhesives and pigment dispersions.

 

What is foam?

  • Foam is a substance formed by trapped pockets of gas in liquid, separated from each other by thin films called lamella.
  • Foam is generated throungh piping/drumming, grinding/letdown and mixing
     

What are some consequences of foam?

  • Foaming causes surface defects on coatings
  • Foaming affects the paint's aesthetic appeal
  • Air bubbles cause defects that make the paint more susceptible to cracking and peeling

 

Rhodoline® DF Series applications

  1. Low-to high-PVC architectural coatings
  2. Waterborne latex processing
  3. Elastic texture coatings
  4. Water based inks
  5. Adhesives

 

Rhodoline® DF Series features

  • High-defoaming efficiency
  • Good anti-foam persistency
  •  Quick foam knock-down
  • Great compatibility in different paint/latex system
  • Low viscosity
  • Zero-VOC
  • APE-free

Rhodoline® DF product catalogue

Architectural and Semi-industrial Coatings
Raw Material for construction
Emulsion Polymerization
Printing Textile
Ink
Industrial Road Signs Wood
Rhodoline® DF 681F Rhodoline® DF 691 Rhodoline® DF 691 Rhodoline® DF 6002 Rhodoline® DF 5800C Rhodoline® DF 691
Rhodoline® DF 5800C Rhodoline® DF 681F Rhodoline® DF 5800C Rhodoline® DF 4226 Rhodoline® DF 681F Rhodoline® DF 6002
Rhodoline® DF 6002 Rhodoline®
DF 642NI

 
Rhodoline® DF 681F   Rhodoline® DF 4226 Rhodoline® DF 4226
Rhodoline® DF 6008 Rhodoline® DF 642M Rhodoline® DF 642NI      
Rhodoline® DF 962Z   Rhodoline® DF 962Z      
Rhodoline® DF 1301   Rhodoline® DF 642M