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We offer reliable materials and new technologies to develop higher-performance and higher-speed telecommunications and imaging devices.
Optical communications
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  • FONTEX™
  • The world's fastest plastic optical fiber for consumer applications, which does not lose transmission capabilities even when tied in knots or twisted.
  • FONTEX™

Product details

FONTEX is a safe and reliable plastic optical fiber (POF) for general household use. It is suitable for large-volume data transmissions, which are essential for next-generation 4K-TVs, and enables transmission even when it is handled roughly or is sharply bent.

Applications
Optical interface or internal wiring for next generation super HD TVs, e.g. 3D, 4K, 8K displays
Optical interface for PC and its peripherals.
Optical internal wiring for mobile devices.
Optical interface cable for data center devices.
Interface cable for medical devices in hospitals
  • Synthetic Quartz Crystal CQ
  • High durability against laser irradiation
  • Synthetic Quartz Crystal CQ

Product details

This glass reduces deterioration from laser radiation to under 1/5 to 1/6 relative to that of conventional artificial crystal, and its light resistance against high-intensity lasers, which are used for IC steppers/scanners, etc., has been greatly improved. It is an optimal artificial crystal for polarization optical element (such as depolarization plates and wave plates), diffractive optical element, and prism materials.

Applications
Polarization optical element
Diffraction optical element
Prism material, etc.
  • Optical Planar Devices
  • Optical element that greatly increases the performance and design freedom of light-related devices
  • Optical Planar Devices

Product details

These devices help create various solutions based on liquid crystal technologies, ultra-precision glass processing technologies, and compound technologies, along with light pickups for CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray, and light-related devices of optical communication modules, etc.

Applications
Optical pickup for CD/DVD/Blu-ray
Optical imaging device
Optical communication device
  • Micro Glass
  • Aspherical glass mold lenses that improve optical performance of cameras
  • Micro Glass

Product details

These aspherical glass mold lenses are produced by precision molding of the AGC original glass that was developed by the AGC's glass composition design technologies. Their high optical performance helps improve optical performance of cameras.

Applications
Digital camera
Digital video camera
Security camera
Projector
Vehicle camera
Optical communications
  • CYTOP
  • Fluoropolymer with an amorphous structure
  • CYTOP

Product details

CYTOP is a fluoropolymer with an amorphous structure that has a high level of transparency. It can be dissolved with special fluorinated solvents, and it is widely used in a variety of fields that require electrical insulation, water repellency, oil repellency, release properties, chemical resistance, and moisture-proof properties.

Applications
Low-reflection coatings
Water and oil repelling coatings
IC moisture prevention and insulation
Seal materials
  • AFLAS™
  • Fluoroelastomers with outstanding durability against alkaline and amine chemicals.
  • AFLAS™

Product details

AFLAS™ delivers outstanding performance even in harsh environments, as O-rings seals, wire insulator, oil seals, and hoses. AFLAS™ is fluoroelatomer with high durability to alkaline and amine chemicals. AFLAS™ demonstrates its power in the fields of automotive, ship, railway, and chemical plants, etc.

Applications
Oil seals
Packing
Heat resistance wire
Hoses
Tubes
  • Fluon™
  • Fluoropolymers with outstanding weatherability, thermal stability, electric insulation, and anti-abrasion.
  • Fluon™

Product details

Fluon™ demonstrates its special characteristics as a material for linings, packing, and wire insulator, in a wide variety of fields ranging from automotives, aircrafts to cookwares. Fluon™ are fluoropolymers with outstanding weatherability, thermal stability, electric insulation, and anti-abrasion.

Applications
Lining
Wire coatings
Hoses
Tubes
Films
  • Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)
  • This is a general-purpose resin used in a wide variety of fields ranging from infrastructure to household goods
  • Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)

Product details

This is a general-purpose resin popularly known as vinyl chloride and vinyl. For its outstanding physical properties such as water resistance, chemical resistance, flame resistance, electrical insulation, it is used in a wide range of fields.

  • TEMPERLITE™
  • Three to five times the strength of ordinary glass
  • TEMPERLITE™

Product detailsJapanese language link

TEMPERLITE is highly resistant to impacts, and it has the characteristic of fracturing into granular pieces if broken. It also boasts three to five times the strength of ordinary glass, and is thus a strengthened glass with outstanding safety.

Applications
Ships, tollgate booths
Viewing windows for environmental testing devices
Telephone booths
Lighting device
Road display boards
Solar water heater covers
  • LAMISAFE™
  • Penetration resistance and shatter resistance
  • LAMISAFE™

Product detailsJapanese language link

LAMISAFE utilizes a special film as an adhesive between two sheets of glass, and as a result, it is difficult to penetrate, and is shatter resistant. Furthermore, this laminated glass features outstanding shielding of ultraviolate rays.

Applications
Ships, tollgate booths
Viewing windows for environmental testing devices
Lighting device
Road display boards
  • HEATLITE™W
  • Defogging using electric heater
  • HEATLITE™W

Product detailsJapanese language link

HEATLITE W is an electrical heating glass with a defogging function. An intermediary film with fine electrical heating wires is sandwiched between two sheet of glass. Applying current and heating the wires reduces dew condensation on the glass surface.

Applications
Ships
Tollgate booths
Viewing windows for environmental testing devices
Lighting device
Road display boards
  • Fiber Reinforced Plastics
  • FPR (Fiber Reinforced Plastic) material that provides safety, reliability, and comfort
  • Fiber Reinforced Plastics

Product details

FRP (Fiber Reinforced Plastic) has high corrosion resistance and durability, and it is also strong, light, and resistant to rust. It is stronger than iron, yet lighter than aluminum. It is a material that provides safety, reliability, and comfort.

Applications
Building materials
Civil engineering materials
Environmental/chemical members
Electrical/electronic members
Railway, vehicle, and machinery members
Energy infrastructure members
  • SELEMION™
  • The most famous brand of ion exchange membranes
  • SELEMION™

Product details

SELEMION™ cleans wastewater, and collects and purifies valuable resourcese by dsalinating (reduces salt levels) and concentrating (increase salt levels) ionic materials in liquids via an ion-exchange membrane.

Applications
Table salt production
Demineralization in food industries
Industrial wastewater reclamation
Desalination (tap water)
Acid recovery
  • sunsep™
  • Membrane gas dryer
  • sunsep™

Product details

sunsep™ can efficiently permeate only moisture and dehumidify gas via a membrane, simply by supplying moist gas on the inside of a hollow fiber membrane and dry gas (purge gas) on the outside. It is a clean and compact gas dryer that uses hollow fiber membranes made of the fluorine resin Flemion™.

Applications
Compressed Air for Instrument Devices
Air pressure Regulating Devices
Automation Devices
Drying Atmosphere
Humidity Control
  • SUNSPHERE
  • Filler material for improving the texture of cosmetics and industrial purpose filler material
  • SUNSPHERE

Product details

This product is a spherical shape silica gel with high-level rolling effects, and it is wisely used in cosmetics as a texture improving agent. Micro-porous products also have the property of scattering light, so it has a soft focusing effect. It also provides adsorb/release properties, a high level of hardness, and surface silanol group properties, and is thus used in a variety of fields.

Applications
Filler for cosmetic products
Deodorant
Additive agents for resins
Catalyzer support
Additive agents for papers

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