The brand name ALFLOW® describes a range of amides produced from fatty acids and
amines. The range includes monoamides producing using ammonia as the amine, and bisamides
produced using ethylenediamine. Stearic acid is the main fatty acid used, although
the range also includes amides of lauric acid, oleic acid and behenic acid, thereby
satisfying demands across a wide range of different properties and functionalities.
Examples of potential uses of these amides include lubricants, plasticizers, mold
release agents, and antifoaming agents.