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Amines and Chelates

Versatility and Value

Making valuable products even better with amines and chelants

Amines and chelants are versatile materials that deliver a wide range of performance properties in many different applications and products.  
 

Amines  

Amines are multi-functional organic compounds derived from ammonia. Like ammonia, amines are weak bases, so they work well for neutralizing acidic components and buffering pH in a wide variety of products and processes. Additionally, amines can be reacted further to create derivatives with unique functionality for a broad range of uses. Known for their versatility, amines can help you achieve the desired performance in a wide range of applications, whether neutralizing acids, emulsifying properties, lubrication or viscosity are required.     

Amines are used in a wide variety of applications and products: 

Chelants 

Chelants, also referred to as chelating agents, are versatile materials made up of molecules capable of forming bonds to metal ions. Because of this capability, chelating agents are used to neutralize a variety of metal ions commonly found in water-based formulations and processes.  

Chelating agents are often used in the following applications: 

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