Dimer acid (Pripol 1017) is mainly used as a modifier for polyamide and epoxy resins.
It is widely used as an additive in fuel oil, lubricating oil, calendering oil, hydraulic oil, cutting oil, etc.
Pripol 1017 has similar reactivity to fatty acids in general and can form metal salts with alkali metals, which can be derived into chlorides, amides, esters, diamines, diisocyanates, and other products.
The esters of this product are effective as viscosity stabilizers over a wide range of temperatures.
The metal salts of this product are widely used as thickeners in greases.