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AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - Fluon+ Filled PTFE Compounds for Critical Parts

Composed of pigments and fillers such as glass, carbon, graphite and metal powders (bronze and molybdenum disulfide), Fluon+ Filled PTFE Compounds are molding powders that enhance wear resistance, creep resistance, thermal conductivity and electrical conductivity over virgin PTFE resins. (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - EXCESTAR™

EXCESTAR is a liquid polymer for silane modified polyether sealants and adhesives. Its unique properties such as high flexibility, heat resistance, weatherability, and stain resistance, enable EXCESTAR to be applied in various markets including construction, industrial, and electronics. (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - CFRTP/CFRP improved by Functionalized Fluororesins

A ground-breaking development for composite design, functionalized fluoropolymers for enhancing carbon fiber matrices can improve physical properties such as impact strength, tensile and flexural strengths and water adsorption. (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - New SURECO Conformal Coatings for PCB Applications

SURECO™ CC series are fluorinated surface treatment agents for PCBs. By forming a thin layer on a variety of surfaces, it provides excellent water & oil repellency, anti-corrosion, moisture protection and waterproofing without any dilution process. Applicable for wet coatings like dipping, spraying and brushing. Easy to dry. (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - Silica Gels Versus Plastic Microbeads in Cosmetics

5 Reasons to Use Silica Gels Versus Plastic Microbeads in Cosmetics and Skincare Formulations (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - Remove Moisture from Compressed Air Lines

Non-Porous Dehumidifying Membranes Easily Remove Moisture from Compressed Air Lines (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - Precision Cleaning of Electronics
  • ODP zero
  • Minimal global warming potential
  • Recyclable with distillation
  • Chemically and thermally stable
  • Nonflammable (no flash point)
  • Broad compatibility with most plastics, elastomers, substrates and metals
(read more)
AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - Precision Cleaning with AMOLEA AT2 Fluorosolvents
  • ODP zero
  • Minimal global warming potential
  • Recyclable with distillation
  • Chemically and thermally stable
  • Nonflammable (no flash point)
  • Broad compatibility with most plastics, elastomers, substrates and metals
(read more)
AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - Silica Gel for HPLC Chromatography

The M.S. GEL™ grades (microspherical gels) are silica-based high purity spherical gels. The perfectly spherical shape enables higher loading capacity with lower column back pressure and good separation (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - Silica Products for a Variety of Applications

Fine Silica Products for Chromatography, Catalysts and Industrial Applications (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - Lumiflon® Coatings Reduce Carbon Footprint

Lumiflon® FEVE Resin Powder Coatings Offer Up To 46% Reduction In Carbon Footprint (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - A better cleaner for electronics parts

AGC's AsahiKlin fluorosolvents clean high-precision plastic and electronic components such as reflector glasses for laser printers, audio and video heads, lenses, and for defluxing printed circuit boards. (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - Introducing New FORBLUE™ Membranes
  • FORBLUE™ sunsep™ Gas Dryers/Humidifiers
  • FORBLUE™ S-Series for Electrolysis and Electrodialysis
  • FORBLUE™ SELEMION™ for Electrolysis, Diffusion Dialysis and Electrodialysis
  • FORBLUE™ FLEMION® for Caustic Soda Production
(read more)
AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - FORBLUE™ membranes for chemical separation

A new brand of membrane products for separating various chemicals. The family includes membranes for electrochemistry, chlor-alkali elecroysis, electro/diffusion dialysis and gas humidification. FORBLUE membranes are used in many industries including H2 production, Cl2 production, acid recovery, wastewater treatment, salt removal, groundwater desalination and gas drying. (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - Innovative Anti-fingerprint Surface Treatment

Smudge-resistant transparent coating protects glass, metal, plastic surfaces
Technology like touch screens, cameras, and sensors has become ubiquitous. Defending their delicate surfaces from contaminants or fingerprints is no easy task. That's why AGC developed SURECO™ 2320 fluorinated coating. (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - Smudge-Resistant Transparent Coating

Smudge-Resistant Transparent Coating Protects Glass, Metal, Plastic and Stone Surfaces (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - Seal wearing issues? Use Fluon+ Filled PTFE Resins

Prevent wear issues and breakdown of mechanical systems by incorporating seals made with Fluon+ Filled PTFE Compounds. Fluon+ FPCs can reduce friction, overheating and the expensive replacement of metal parts. (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - Precision cleaning solvents for aerospace parts

Environmentally Friendly Solvents for Precision Cleaning of Electronic, Plastic, Metal and Elastomer Aerospace Equipment Components

Manufacturers of components used in aerospace equipment require precision cleaning agents that are effective, environmentally friendly and compatible with a variety of materials. (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - FEVE Fluoropolymer Topcoats for Bridges

FEVE fluoropolymer topcoats are a fluorinated polyurethane-type system. This allows the system to contain not only the advantages of the polyurethane bond such as flexibility and strength, but also allowing for longevity and the ability to withstand environmental deterrents such as UV degradation for years and possibly decades
(read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - Fine Micro-Spherical Silica

Using Fine Micro-Spherical Silica to Enhance Cosmetics, Sunscreens and Personal Care Products (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - Polyols: High flexibility & low viscosity polymer

PREMINOL has ultra-low monol content, high molecular weight ranging from 3,000-18,000, and a narrow molecular weight distribution. This provides good mechanical properties, high flexibility, good durability and good workability for coatings, adhesives, sealants, and elastomer applications. (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - What are PREMINOL™ and EXCESTAR™?

These polymers, available in the Americas, have high molecular weights exceeding 10,000. AGC employs an advanced catalyst process which results in polyols with ultra-low monol content, and a narrow molecular weight distribution. (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - PREMINOL™

High flexibility, good durability and good workability for coatings, adhesives, sealants, and elastomer applications (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - 5 Key Products Enhanced With PTFE Micropowders

Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) micropowders are used as additives in thousands of products. They can add lubricity or improve friction and wear characteristics of base materials. Because PTFE micropowders are milled very fine, they can be compounded in rubber, plastics, or dispersed in liquids. (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - FDA Approval Fluoroelastomer for Food Contact

AFLAS Fluoroelastomer Grades Receive FDA Approval for Food Contact

It’s challenging to design equipment that will be used in high temperature and other severe food processing applications. That’s because these applications require durable materials that meet the strict requirements of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - Ideal for molded products New AFLAS® 600X

Products made of AFLAS 600X last longer in the wet, high-pressure, amine- and base-rich environments of oil and gas recovery, and they do not deteriorate under prolonged exposure at 230 °C. In addition, the parts exhibit excellent electrical and thermal resistance. (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - FLEMION Fluorinated Ion Exchange Membrane
  • Electrolyzers in electrolysis plants
  • Manufacturing caustic soda
  • Manufacturing caustic potash
  • Manufacturing chlorine
  • Manufacturing hydrogen-basic chemical products
(read more)
AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - FDA-Compliant AFLAS Grades

We’re excited to announce that the FDA has approved three grades of our AFLAS fluoroelastomers for food contact. (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - Fluorochemicals for the Oil & Gas Industry

AFLAS® fluoroelastomers are the material of choice for parts and components that need to perform reliably in the world’s harshest environments. (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - Cleaning high-precision electronic components

AGC Chemicals Americas has introduced AMOLEA™ AT2, a new fluorinated precision cleaning solvent. This new solvent has excellent solvency with a wide variety of press oils, cutting oils, silicone oils , refrigerant oils, greases, asphalt pitches, and fluxes used in the electronics industry. (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - AFLAS Fluoroelastomer FDA Approval Food Contact

It’s challenging to design equipment that will be used in high temperature and other severe food processing applications. That’s because these applications require durable materials that meet the strict requirements of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). We’re excited to announce that the FDA has approved three grades of our AFLAS fluoroelastomers for food cont... (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - Multi-Layer Hose Technology

Adding a layer of AFLAS 400E or 600X to a hose construction enables it to continue to function reliably despite ongoing exposure to NOx, SOx, engine oils, and other aggressive automotive fuels. (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - New Lamination to Other Elastomers for Automotive

AFLAS Fluoroelastomers for Lamination to Other Elastomers for Automotive Host Applications. AGC has developed AFLAS FEPM grades desinged for a new lamination technology for multi-layer hose constructions. See brochure for benefits of AFLAS 400E and 600X. (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - Design Flexibilities For Architects

Lumiflon® FEVE Based Resins: Design Flexibilities For Architects (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - Video: Fluon® ETFE Film High-Performance Film

Fluon® ETFE Film - Fluon® ethylene tetrafluoroethylene (ETFE) is a high-performance fluorine-based plastic film. Fluoropolymer films are used around the world because they exhibit exceptional transparency, antifouling properties and durability. (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - WHAT ARE LUMIFLON® FEVE-BASED RESINS?

Lumiflon® Business Development Manager, Kristen Blankenship, explains what an FEVE based resin is and the differences between FEVE and PVDF type coatings. (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - Materials for innovative world class projects

Highly cost-effective materials, Fluon® PTFE (Polytetrafluoroethylene) Resins are the most widely used fluoropolymers found in many areas of modern life. Resin properties keep insulation thickness to a minimum while tolerating a wider range of temperatures (-180 °C to 260 °C) than other insulators. Inert to almost all chemicals, PTFE resins also offer... (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - AGC’s Fluon® Micropowders

PTFE micropowders provide benefits to a wide range of applications for various industries. AGC’s Fluon® Micropowders are a superior PTFE additive and offer excellent lubricity properties. (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - Beyond Medical Device Cleaning

Amolea AT2 has no ozone depletion potential, low global warming potential & is non-flammable, which lets users more easily meet environmental regulations. And Amolea AT2 is energy efficient because of its low latent heat of vaporization. It’s used to clean medical devices like orthopedic implants, catheters, tubes, scopes, needles, dental devices & surgical tools, to name a... (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - Fluoroelastomers Protect Equipment Components

Exposure to high temperatures can cause seals to lose their elasticity, making them hard, brittle and susceptible to outgassing. Contact with harsh chemicals and solvents can cause some elastomeric seals to swell. And potentially, leading to their rupture and the contamination of both the process and outside environments. (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - Adhesive-grade fluorochemicals

Produce Vehicle Fuel Systems and Components that can handle harsh fuel mixes and
aggressive chemicals (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - Expanded Lab Supports Product Innovation

AGC’s Newly Expanded Fluoroelastomer Lab Supports Product Innovation (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - Industry-Leading Water & Oil Repellent Testing Lab

We've expanded our AsahiGuard water & oil repellent testing lab for textiles, nonwovens, packaging, tile and more. See what's new (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - AGC Expands its Water & Oil Repellent Testing Lab

AGC Expands its Industry-Leading Water & Oil Repellent Testing Lab

1,800 square foot technical facility supports customer product development in nonwoven, textile, food service, paper, packaging and tile industries (read more)

News articles and press releases for AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc.:

11/28/2016

AGC Chemicals introduces Amolea AT2™, a fluorinated precision cleaning solvent that provides medical device manufacturers a safer, highly effective and environmentally friendly alternative to n-propyl bromide and trichloroethylene solvents.

11/11/2016

AGC Chemicals Americas, a leading global supplier of high-quality fluoropolymer resins, compounds, fluoroelastomers and specialty chemicals and materials, has invested more than $1 million to enhance its technical center in Exton, Pennsylvania.

09/07/2016

Automotive interior components like seating fabrics, floor mats, door panels and trunk linings must be able to repel fluids and quickly release stains.

11/10/2014

AGC Chemicals Americas Inc. will launch its FluoroCompounds Group at the 2014 IWCS show November 9-12 in Providence, R.I.

04/28/2014

AGC Chemicals Americas Inc. (AGCCA) is pleased to announce the expansion of global technical service functions with the establishment of a technical center for fluorinated functional chemicals in Shanghai City, China.

04/28/2014

AGC Chemicals Americas Inc. has announced that the FluoroCouncil, a global organization of which they are a member, has released a new article on the high-performance benefits of fluoro-technology for apparel applications.