Dicyclohexylamine (DHCA) has applications that include:
- antioxidants in rubber and plastics
- vulcanization accelerators for rubber
- corrosion inhibitors in steam pipes and boilers
- textile chemicals
- catalysts for flexible polyurethane foams
- corrosion inhibitor in lubricants and cutting fluids. DHCA has the benefit that it does not form nitrosamines when being used.