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Attenuation mechanism of foam
Under the condition of gravity and pressure difference, the liquid membrane of foam will flow and discharge liquid unevenly, and the gas in the bubble will continue to diffuse and permeate due to the different pressure difference on both sides of the bubble membrane, so the instability of foam itself is mainly reflected from the dynamics. [4]
The attenuation mechanism mainly includes the diffusion of gas through the liquid film and the discharge of liquid from the liquid film. These two properties are inherent attributes of foam itself, and have nothing to do with the existence of surfactant. However, these two attenuation mechanisms only play an obvious role in the initial stage of foam system formation. With the attenuation of foam system, these two effects gradually weaken, making the foam attenuation rate gradually slow. [

Many people often have concerns when choosing to add water-based defoamers in the production of cleaning agents. Do water-based defoamers affect the viscosity, transparency, and performance of cleaning agents. In fact, the detergent that plays a decontamination role is a surfactant. When the surfactant is dissolved in water, it removes dirt by emulsifying, dispersing, and solubilizing oil. Therefore, the decontamination ability of the detergent is not necessarily related to its viscosity and transparency, so the water-based defoamer does not affect its viscosity and transparency. The decontamination ability of cleaning agents is mainly related to the formula, that is, surfactants, such as anionic surfactants, have more foam than non-ionic surfactants. On the contrary, the defoamer of water-based cleaning agent can also reduce the production of foam and make foam disappear where it should not be, thus greatly improving the effect of cleaning agent.