Reviews all known antifoam mechanisms, and discusses the appropriate practical approaches for solving foam control problems in a variety of industrial contexts. These range from crude oil production to detergent formulation.
1. The Mode of Action of Antifoams. 2. Antifoam for Nonaqueous Systems in the Oil Industry. 3. Defoaming in the Pulp and Paper Industry. 4. Application of Antifoams in Pharmaceuticals. 5. High-Performance Antifoams for the Textile Dyeing Industry. 6. Foam Control in Detergent Products. 7. Antifoams for Paints. 8. Surfactant Antifoams