During the washing and slicing of potatoes starch is released into the water, and over time the concentration of starch increases, resulting in the generation of foam which when left uncontrolled can adversely affect production efficiency. AEROPEC™ defoamers are added to the potato water circuit at the washing and slicing stage of the manufacturing process, reducing foam build-up, and so optimizing production efficiency and product quality.
Foam is generated during potato processing because foam active substances (starch and protein) are extracted by water during transport, washing, peeling and cutting. The type and extent of foam produced varies accordingly with the type of potato quality and processing conditions such as turbulence, temperature, pH, storage conditions, etc’. Foam is a major nuisance during potato processing, unregulated foam levels can result in lower production rates, unsafe working environment, and even production shut down.
|Water based adhesives||VOC-free and silicone-free defoamer on polymer-basis for aqueous coatings, adhesives, and paper coatings. Optimal effect despite addition of smallest amounts only. Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations.|
|Water based adhesives||Silicone-free, polymer-based defoamer with anti-popping properties for aqueous adhesives. Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations.|
|aqueous emulsion systems. highly effective against microfoam||VOC-free silicone-containing defoamer for aqueous adhesives and sealants emulsion systems which is highly effective against microfoam. Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations.|
|aqueous emulsion systems. incorporation into let-down||VOC-free silicone defoamer on the basis of an emulsion for aqueous emulsion adhesives, and paper coatings. Preferred incorporation into let-down. Easy to incorporate. Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations.|
|All-purpose defoamer, easy to incorporate||VOC-free silicone-containing defoamer for aqueous dispersion adhesives. Compatible defoamer. All-purpose and easy to incorporate. Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations.|
|APEO-free. Contains silicone||VOC-free defoamer on the basis of mineral oil for aqueous emulsion systems. APEO-free. Contains silicone. Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations.|
|solvent-borne and solvent-free systems||Silicone-free defoamer on polymer-basis for solvent-borne and solvent-free systems. Standard defoamer for many different applications. Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations.|
|All-purpose for long-term stability in cold and hot storage||VOC-free silicone-containing defoamer for aqueous wood, architectural and industrial coatings and adhesives. Extremely all-purpose. The finished coating has outstanding long-term stability in cold and hot storage. Easy to incorporate. Suitable for clear coatings, pigmented systems and all common types of application. Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations.|
|Mineral oil all-purpose. rapid deaeration and good persistence||Mineral oil based, excellent general purpose defoamer for water based coatings. It can be added during grind or letdown phase.Product imparts rapid deaeration and good persistence|
AEROPEC is a producer of high quality defoamers according to EU and US regulatory and environmental requirements.
AEROPEC Incorporation (‘AEROPEC’) is a young company. It has grown to become a leading defoamer producer with annual sales in 2014 of over 2.5 million KGS worldwide.