Colonial DF-20 is an anionic modified polyether that behaves as an anionic in alkali concentrates but displays nonionic cloud point behavior in diluted use solutions. This unique surfactant is intended for use in highly alkaline, built liquid cleaner concentrates. Colonial DF-20 exhibits very low foam and excellent hard-surface detergency when used at temperatures above its cloud point in use solutions. It is very effective in power-wash metal cleaners, low-foam floor cleaners, steam cleaners, liquid dishwashing compounds, and other low-foam cleaning applications.
Colonial DF-20 behaves like a typical low-foam surfactant in use dilutions and exhibits definitive cloud point characteristics. The cloud point varies with the concentration of electrolytes in the use solution but is generally in the range of 45°C to 58°C.
This surfactant exhibits very low foam in high pressure washing operations. Foam height decreases with increasing temperature. Foam height is also affected by the type and amount of electrolyte present. The foam characteristics of formulations are not particularly affected by the concentration of Colonial DF-20 in the use solution.
Features & Benefits of Colonial DF-20
- Solubility in concentrated alkaline solutions
- Low foam above the cloud point
- Effective hard-surface detergency
- Potent wetting
- Exhibit cloud points when diluted to use solutions
- Spray metal cleaners
- Steam Cleaning
- Power floor cleaning
- Paint stripping
- In-place pipeline cleaning
- Bottle washing
- Automatic car wash
- Food process equipment cleaning
- Automatic liquid dishwashing compounds
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