7. Particle Stabilized Foams

  1. Paul Stevenson
  1. G. Kaptay1,2 and
  2. N. Babcsán2

Published Online: 8 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119954620.ch7

Foam Engineering: Fundamentals and Applications

Foam Engineering: Fundamentals and Applications

How to Cite

Kaptay, G. and Babcsán, N. (2012) Particle Stabilized Foams, in Foam Engineering: Fundamentals and Applications (ed P. Stevenson), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119954620.ch7

Editor Information

  1. Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Author Information

  1. 1

    BAY-ZOLTAN Foundation for Applied Research, Miskolc-Tapolca, Iglói, Hungary

  2. 2

    University of Miskolc, Egyetemváros, Miskolc, Hungary

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 17 FEB 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470660805

Online ISBN: 9781119954620



  • particle stabilized foams (PSFs);
  • foams, and bubbles, unstable thermodynamically, kinetically;
  • production method, particle size and foam stabilization;
  • solid particle stabilization and foaming method;
  • thermodynamic stability of PSF;
  • stability at surface of bubbles;
  • design rules for PSFs;
  • PSFs, withstanding static, dynamic pressures;
  • micron-sized particles and particle agglomeration


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • A Summary of Some Empirical Observations

  • On the Thermodynamic Stability of Particle Stabilized Foams

  • On the Ability of Particles to Stabilize Foams during Their Production

  • Design Rules for Particle Stabilized Foams

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgement

  • References