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Chemical Formulating


Silicones for Chemical Formulating

How are silicones used in Chemical Fomulation applications?

Silicones are used within the chemical industry as processing aids. The most common requirement is for an antifoaming agent.

Whenever liquids are moved, pumped or agitated there is a risk of foam being developed. Large amounts of foam will often slow down the production process, inhibit chemical reactions and impair product performance.

CHT produce both silicone and non-silicone antifoams.

Applications include

For further information refer to the Antifoams product page or download our brochure and product chart.


Silicone Fluids & Emulsions

Silicone is used to provide both improved feel and water repellence in fabrics. Within the car care aftermarket and household product manufacture silicone is added to dressings and polishes to extend product life and increase shine and gloss. The cosmetic industry utilises these unique properties in the manufacture of hair-care shampoos, conditioners, lipsticks and other forms of makeup.

Product Description Features
EM1035 Silicone Emulsion 35% Solids General purpose release agent
EM1039 Silicone Emulsion 39% Solids General purpose release agent
EM1065 Silicone Emulsion 60% Active General purpose release agent
EM1165 Silicone emulsion 65% Solids Good lubricant and release properties
EM1335 Silicone Emulsion 35% Solids Amino funtional micro emulsion
EM1539 Silicone Emulsion paintable Compatable with paints
ICM TA-20 Silicone antifoam Extreme foam knock down
AF1500 HV Silicone Antifoam 100% Active High Viscosity Suitable for non-aqueous processes