Foaming agent

Substance which forms or maintains uniform dispersion of a gaseous phase in a liquid or solid / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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A foaming agent is a material such as a surfactant or a blowing agent that facilitates the formation of foam. A surfactant, when present in small amounts, reduces surface tension of a liquid (reduces the work needed to create the foam) or increases its colloidal stability by inhibiting coalescence of bubbles.[1] A blowing agent is a gas that forms the gaseous part of the foam.