BIO-SIL IGI/100 is a 100% antifoam compound contains silica derived components specifically formulated for foam control in solvent inks and the pigment grind phase of aqueous inks. BIO-SIL IGI/100 also aids air release in non-aqueous, UV-curable inks. BIO-SIL IGI/100 is not mineral oil based so won’t swell the rubber rolls or plates used in the application of aqueous flexographic inks. BIO-SIL IGI/100 is not recommended for printing inks to be applied over metal substrates. This de-foamer is indirect food contact safe and solvent free.
Common Areas of Use.
Water-based ink and coating systems
Water-Based overprint varnishes
Printing press ink pumps/agitation
Waste Water Treatment
For non-aqueous applications BIO-SIL IGI/100 can be pre-dispersed to use in kerosene, white spirits, amylacetate, 2-ethylhexatol, toluene as well as solvents of similar nature. For aqueous applications BIO-SIL IGI/100 is effective when dispersed on isopropanol or a tertiary butyl alcohol at a suggested starting point of 10ppm w/w
- The advice given in this document is only a guideline and does not relieve the user from conducting further test before use in production batches.
Material Safety Data Sheets are available upon request
The warranty period without testing is 12 months from date of manufacture, if stored in the original unopened container at 4°C to 27°C. Agitation after long periods of storage will be necessary for best performance.