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What is the reason for the oil slick of defoamer


Accidents can also occur during the use of defoamers, and oil slicks are common. What is the reason for the oil slick of defoamer?

This is due to its own material

Defoaming agents are mostly mixtures, mainly carriers or additives of defoaming agents. There are many types of defoamers, such as silicone oil, polyethers, and higher alcohols, among which minerals and vegetable oils are also involved. The presence of these substances can easily produce oil.

2. It may also be caused by the carrier

The carrier is generally water and solvents, such as aliphatic hydrocarbons, aromatic hydrocarbons, oxygen containing solvents, etc. In addition, defoaming can also add some other oily additives, including thickeners, preservatives, and other materials, which can also produce grease.