Amides are N-containing compounds derived from the reaction of an amine and fatty acid(s) or oils.

Amides can impart emulsification, lubricity and corrosion protection to a formulation. Oleic and tall oil amides will generally give better emulsification properties.

Most DIPA amides can be used to replace a DEA counterpart.

MFG Chemical amides are produced with various amines and a number of fatty acids, giving the formulator a choice to meet their needs.

Chemical molecule diagram

AMIDE OF DIPA (Diisopropanolamine)


1:1 Amide of DIPA and Stearic Acid

Appearance: White solid

Amine Value: <40 mg KOH/g

pH10% aq. 8.0 – 9.5

Acid Value: <5 mg KOH/g

Melting pt.: 38°C (100°F)

APPLICATIONS: Used in metalworking formulations, drawing & stamping. Improves lubrication and corrosion protection. Compatible with other additives used in metalworking fluids. Gives a waxy film.