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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. - 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. - 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. - 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. - 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. - Advantages of Long-Life Coatings

Watch Lumiflon® Business Development Manager, Kristen Blankenship, explains the advantages of using Lumiflon® FEVE resin-based long-life coatings. (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - Durability + Design Webinar

Durability + Design Webinar:
Presented by AkzoNobel
Architectural Metal Coatings: What Is In A Coating Specification?

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 - 11:00 a.m. ET (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. - High-performance fluorine-based plastic film.

Withstands temperatures up to 200 °C

Light transmission is higher than 90%

Chemical and soil resistant

Easily cleaned simply by wiping surface

Superior tear strength

Absorbs noise

Non-sticking

Long-term weatherabilty

Nonflammable (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - Coatings World Webinar:

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Coatings World Webinar:
FEVE Technology - Lumiflon® Resins For Coatings
Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 - 2:00 p.m. ET (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - Learn how fluoropolymers protect automotive parts

Learn how fluoropolymers protect automotive parts from harsh fuels: (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - Inter-level dielectric layer for semiconductors
  • Inter-level dielectric layer for semiconductors
  • Pelicles
  • Non-autofluorescence hydrophobic coating of microfluidics
  • Hydrophobic coating of Electrowetting devices
  • Antifouling coatings for photomasks
  • Optical film
  • Anti-reflective coatings
  • Graded-index optical fibers
(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. - UPCOMING WEBINAR: Extending Infrastructure Life

Extending Infrastructure Life Using FEVE Bridge Coatings

July 18, 2018 at 2:00 pm Eastern

Eligible for PDH/AIA Credit (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - Lasts 25+ years in harsh environments

Lasts 25+ years in harsh environments

Resists rapid gas decompression

Performs well in base-rich and HPHT environments (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - Creating Beauty Through Innovation

By incorporating our innovative Fluon® ETFE Film into architectural facades not only creates iconic structures of beauty but also revolutionizes the building industry due to its unique features such as light transmission and solar heat options, self-cleaning, anti-stick surface and ultra-weatherability. (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. - 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 600X Excels in Offshore Environments

AGC Chemicals Americas introduces its AFLAS® 600X fluoroelastomer grade to improve processing efficiency and performance of offshore equipment components. AFLAS 600X exhibits processing advantages over conventional FKMs including superior mold release, compression set and a faster cure speed, does not require specific peroxides and is a white polymer material that can be colored. (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. - Higher resistance to heat and chemical attack

Fluon® ETFE is a melt-processable copolymer of tetrafluoroethylene and ethylene. Fluon ETFE possesses a unique combination of desirable properties such as higher resistance to heat and chemical attack and outstanding physical toughness. Rotational molding and lining grades are designed to be free-flowing powders with particle morphologies necessary to uniformly coat the most challeng... (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. - Fluorochemicals for the Automotive Industry

AFLAS® fluoroelastomers are the material of choice for parts and components that need to perform reliably in the world’s harshest environments. AGC formulated AFLAS resins from alternating polymers of tetrafluoroethylene and propylene to achieve unique properties over a conventional FKM-type fluoroelastomer. (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. - Fluoroelastomers for HEV/EV cable applications

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. - 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. - LUMIFLON® Powder Resins Improve Coating Quality

Our new powder coating developments focus on creating value by lowering cost, improving coating flexibility and surface quality, controlling coating gloss and producing new formulations to meet customers’ needs (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - LUMIFLON powders for architecture

LUMIFLON® FEVE powder resins from AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc., provide exceptional weatherability, corrosion resistance and environmental benefits when used in exterior architectural coatings applications (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - New fluorinated precision cleaning solvent

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. - LUMIFLON provides superior corrosion resistance,

LUMIFLON provides superior corrosion resistance, maintenance savings and a continuous high-gloss shine on surfaces exposed to or immersed in fresh or salt water. In addition to coatings for watercraft, LUMIFLON’s beneficial properties make it an ideal topcoat additive for marine applications such as bridges, offshore oilrigs, lighthouses, water towers and storage tanks. (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - LUMIFLON for marine coatings

LUMIFLON FEVE resins have outperformed other common coatings used in the marine industry on steel, aluminum, magnesium, fiberglass and plastics. Because of LUMIFLON’s unique chemical make-up, coatings made with the material are impermeable to oxygen, water and chloride ions, substantially reducing the corrosion of metal substrates. (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - Nonwoven Fabrics for Automotive Applications

Our AsahiGuard line of fluorochemical-based coatings make any fabric, paper and nonwoven fabric repel water, oil and other fluids. With the increasing use of repellent nonwovens for automotive and medical products, we recently published two new eBooks to aid product selection. (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - Nonwoven Fabrics for Medical Applications

Our AsahiGuard line of fluorochemical-based coatings make any fabric, paper and nonwoven fabric repel water, oil and other fluids. With the increasing use of repellent nonwovens for automotive and medical products, we recently published two new eBooks to aid product selection. (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - Precision Cleaning of Metal Parts, Plastics & More
  • ODP zero
  • Minimal global warming potential
  • Recyclable with distillation
  • Chemically and termally stable
  • Nonflammable (no flash point)
  • Broad compatibility with most plastics, elastomers, substrates and metals
(read more)
AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - Precision cleaning of delicate substrates

Amolea AT2 has no ozone depletion potential, has less global warming potential than our existing Asahiklin AE-3000 series products, is non-flammable, and is energy efficient due to its low latent heat of vaporization. Amelia AT2 will be marketed as an alternative to 3M Novec products, Chemours Vertrel offerings, n-propyl bromide and trichloroethylene (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - Corrosion Resistance and Gloss Retention

LUMIFLON® fluoroethylene vinyl ether (FEVE) resins from AGC Chemicals Americas help boating manufacturers create ultra-durable coatings for ocean-going vessels and pleasure boats. LUMIFLON provides superior corrosion resistance, maintenance savings and a continuous high-gloss shine on surfaces exposed to or immersed in fresh or salt water. In addition to coatings for watercraft, LUMI... (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - Fluon compounds for color-coded wire insulation

Fluon melt processable compounds are ideal for color-coded wire insulation, tubing & molded parts. (read more)

AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. - Select AFLAS when failure is not an option

AFLAS 100 and 150 series fluoroelastomers are easily compounded by open mill and internal mixers. These compounds are then fabricated into finished parts and shapes using press molding, injection molding, extrusion and calendaring processes. AFLAS parts are used in many industries including:

  • Oil & Gas
  • Chemical Processing
  • Heavy Duty Diesel<.../...
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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.