Defoaming Agent Foam Control

Foam Control for Mining and Mineral Processing

Performance Defoamers and Anti-foaming Agents for Mining and Mineral Processing

Your system relies on a careful balance of chemistry to operate at peak efficiency.  Excessive surface foam can interfere with mining filtration processes, which ultimately impacts the productivity of your operation. Nalco Water offers mining foam control programs that can be tailored to meet your specific operational needs. Depending on the areas of your process that require a defoamer or anti-foaming agent, Nalco Water can work with you to ensure the proper program is implemented to help you achieve the process efficiency outcomes that you expect. By implementing a foam control solution tailored to suit your mining operation, Nalco Water can help you improve throughput, productivity, and ultimately, profitability.

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Success Story 

Nalco Water Helps Beneficiation Plant Increase Production by 8%

A Nalco Water defoamer helped a Saudi Arabian phosphate beneficiation plant increase production by 8%, growing their revenue by $4.95M per year.  In addition, by removing the excessive foam, Nalco Water helped to eliminate foam spills, which generated significant freshwater savings and created a safer work environment. Download the case study to learn more.

In the Spotlight – Foam Control for Phosphoric Acid

The phosphoric acid process is extremely complex, and can be significantly impacted by ore changes and fluctuations in demand. It is crucial to work with a partner who understands your entire process, including the downstream effects that a chemical program can have on your operations. Nalco Water offers a comprehensive portfolio of solutions that include powerful anti-foaming agents for both attack tanks and evaporators. By implemented a customized anti-foam solution for your phosphoric acid plant, Nalco Water can help decrease bottlenecks in your process, which can result in overall production gains and optimized cost performance.

Phosphoric acid is just one example of a market that Nalco Water supports with a comprehensive portfolio of foam control solutions. Contact us to discuss your specific operational needs and learn more.

Download more information for Tank Anti-foam Program for Phosphoric Acid Processing.

Driving Innovation – Global Expertise Made Local

Nalco Water places great emphasis on research, development, and innovation.  In our commitment to addressing your challenges, we have carefully assembled dedicated teams of chemists and engineers to drive our customer-focused technical research centers around the globe. From the United States to western Australia, the Netherlands to western India, and everywhere in between, Nalco Water offers a globally-connected team of experts that are local to your plant and keenly aware of the regionalized challenges that can impact your operations.

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