Defoamers for the Pulp & Paper Industry

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Foam in the Pulp & Paper Industry Lignin, rosin and fatty acid soaps, and hemicellulose are commonly formed during the pulping process, resulting in high levels of foam. Excess foam will negatively impact process and equipment efficiency, leading to inferior or rejected paper. Defoamers and antifoams are a necessity to the entire paper making process. […]

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What You Need to Know About Brown Stock Washing Defoamers

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Brownstock washing is a complex, dynamic process in which dirty wash water or weak black liquor (dissolved organic and inorganic material obtained from the pulp cooking process) is separated from the pulp fibers1. The organic materials are recovered for their fuel value and the inorganic material is recovered for the sodium content to regenerate NaOH. […]

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All About Hydrophobic Treated Silica Products

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Applied Material Solutions (AMS) is a Wisconsin-based company that manufactures high-quality hydrophobic treated silica products, including both precipitated and fumed varieties. By leveraging our unique range of manufacturing capabilities, our expert team produces a wide range of silica products for use in a diverse set of industries. The following blog post provides an overview of […]

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How it Works: Corn Oil Demulsifiers

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Corn oil plays a central role in maintaining the profitability of today’s fuel ethanol facilities. Corn oil demulsifiers serve to improve oil release during the mechanical extraction process, resulting in significantly increased corn oil yields. Those improved yields translate to higher profits. Corn oil demulsifiers also cut down on solids present in corn oil and […]

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