Prime Source Defoamer

Prime Source Defoamer

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Product Overview

Prime Source's Defoamer is a silicone blend and water-based, defoamer and antifoam to be used to knock down existing foam or prevent foam formation. Eliminating or reducing the foam during the tank mixing, will allow the product to be thoroughly agitated through the mixing process and will reduce the risk of chemical spills. The issues contributing to the formation of foam consist of the pesticides being used, the viscosity and temperature of the tank mix solutions, the extent of agitation and other factors. Defoamer Select will aid in the control the foam by penetrating the foam bubbles walls, and causing the bubbles to collapse.

  • Easy and safe with any tank mix
  • Inhibits foam from forming
  • Reduces existing foam
  • Does not reduce the efficacy of ingredients
  • Does not harm ornamentals, plants, and turf
  • Mixing time is reduced

The Defoamer Select is a foaming control agent that is specifically formulated for greater control of tank mix foaming. It is made with a high-quality, silicone-based additive that causes foam bubble walls to become unsteady and collapse. To use, add during mixing to prevent foam from occurring. It can also be sprayed on abrupt foaming that has occurred. The Defoamer is compatible with all tank mixes without impacting chemicals.

Features and Specs

Active Ingredient: Dimethylpolysiloxane - 10.0%
For use in: Spraying Tanks mixed with Pesticides
Application: Use 1/2 to 1 ounce per 100 gallons of solution
Pet safe: Yes, if used as directed on label
Shipping Weight: 2.23 lbs
Manufactured By: Prime Source
UPC: 794504350562

Details

Tank mixing pesticides often causes foaming.
A number of factors impact the severity of the foam problem, such as the tank mix partners being combined, the temperature of the solution and the amount of agitation needed. If left untreated, these foaming issues can cause spills, impact the quality of the application or increase the amount of time it takes to make the spray solution.

Using Defoamer Select:
For most applications, use 1/2 to 1 ounce per 100 gallons of spray solution. If heavy foaming is anticipated, use up to 2 ounces per 100 gallons of spray solution.

  • Antifoaming: Add water and at least one component of the tank mix. Then add Defoamer Select at the use rate above. If foaming appears, add more.
  • Defoaming: If foam develops, stop agitation and add Defoamer Select at the use rate above. Continue addition if foam does not disappear.

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