Fomex SI

Fomex SI

Silicone emulsion for foam suppression with aqueous surfactant solutions.


  • Suppresses all types of foam on water.
  • Effektive in all temperature ranges.
  • Solvent-free, hence ideal as an additive to interface evaporators when cleaning contact water.
  • Reliable foam-suppression in carpet cleaning, shampooing and spray extraction.


1. Carpet cleaning
Shampooing: Add 50 - 100 ml (1.7-3.4 ozfl) of FOMEX SI in the foam collector.
Spray extraction: Add 0,5 ml of FOMEX SI per litre (0.06ozfl/gal) of cleaning liquid in the supply tank together with the cleaning agent.

2. Cleaning water
Add 25 ml of FOMEX SI per 100 l (0.85 ozfl FOMEX SI per 26 gal) contact water which should be cleaned.

3. Textile finishing
Foam suppression for surfactant solutions: 1 ml FOMEX SI per litre (0.14 ozfl/gal).
Addition to dyeing baths: 0,5 to 1,5 ml of FOMEX SI per litre (0.06-0.19ozfl/gal).

Storage and dispatch

FOMEX SI freezes if exposed to frost. However, the product becomes perfectly suitable for use again after warming up and stirring.

FOMEX SI has a minimal shelf life in closed containers of 24 months.

After it has been left standing for long period short stirring or mixing is recommended.

Standard packagings Dispatch unit / pallet
5 kg Plastic Canister 150
24 kg Plastic Canister 36