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Display and Imaging

AGC drives the digital era by realizing clear video images
Telecommunications devices and displays are an integral part of our everyday life. We offer a wide variety of technologies and materials used in cover glass for smartphones and tablet computers, and various other applications in the telecommunications area.
TFTs
Cover glass and touch panels
Projectors and digital cameras
Cables
Manufacturing processes
  • Glass Substrates for TFTs
  • Glass substrate for display screens of televisions, computers, car navigation systems, etc.
  • Glass Substrates for TFTs

Product details

For its transparency, flat and smooth surface, and excellent heat resistance, this product is used as a substrate material for various types of displays such as liquid crystal televisions, personal computers, car navigation systems, and tablet devices. It is an alkali-free aluminosilicate glass that was developed by using the float process.

Applications
Glass substrate for active matrix liquid crystal display (LCD-TFT)
Glass substrate for EL (Electro-Luminescence) display
Glass for color filter substrate etc.
Functions
High resolution
Next generation
  • Glass Frit and Paste
  • Powder glass for electronics applications used for the purposes of insulation, hermetic sealing, etc.
  • Glass Frit and Paste

Product details

Available in a variety of forms, including powder, paste, preforms, and tubes, these glass materials are mainly used in electronics applications for insulation, hermetic sealing, and protection purposes, etc. AGC leverages its strengths in design and analysis to expand applications of glass as a high-performance electronic material.

Applications
Display (seal, dielectric layer)
Chip capacitors,Chip inductors
Functions
Energy saving
Resource conservation
Next generation
  • Leoflex™
  • Thin and light-weight chemically strengthened glass
  • Leoflex™

Product details

This chemically strengthened glass is stronger than ordinary glass, and is also thin and does not crack easily. Leoflex contributes to reducing the weight of solar PV modules and lighting devices, etc.

Applications
Lighting device
Electronic board
Building
Functions
Resource conservation
  • Dragontrail™
  • Cover glass for smartphones and tablets
  • Dragontrail™

Product details

Dragontrail is light-weight, flexible, and scratch resistant glass with outstanding strength, used as a protective cover glass for electronic devices. Manufactured by using the float process, a stable production is ensured to serve the globally expanding cover glass market.

Applications
Smartphone
Tablet computer
Functions
Next generation
Designability
  • Ultra thin glass for electronics devices
  • Ultra thin glass enabling thinner and more diverse touch-panel electronics devices
  • Ultra thin glass for electronics devices

Product details

This product is used for a touch-panel and cover-glass for mobile electronic devices such as smart-phones, tablet PCs and note PCs. AGC's thin soda-lime glass of 0.23mm has already been on the market, and thinner glass is under development.

Applications
Smartphone
Tablet computer
Note PC
Functions
Next generation
Designability
  • Reflector for projector lamps or halogen lamps
  • Reflector (mirror) for lamps
  • Reflector for projector lamps or halogen lamps

Product details

This product uses borosilicate glass, which has outstanding heat resistance and chemical resistance, and it is molded with a high surface precision in a deep-mined shape using direct press processing. Its interior is coated with many layers of film, and thus it selectively controls the wavelengths that are reflected. It is a reflector (mirror) for liquid crystal projectors, rear projectors, and lamps for lighting devices for shops and decorations.

Applications
Liquid crystal projector
Halogen lamp
HID lamp
Functions
High resolution
  • Integrator lens / Fly eye lens
  • Fly eye lenses for liquid crystal projectors made from heat resistant glass
  • Integrator lens / Fly eye lens

Product details

Fly eye lenses (integrator lenses) for liquid crystal projectors. Made with borosilicate glass, these lenses have outstanding heat resistance and weather resistance.

Applications
Light collection lamp for liquid crystal projectors
Functions
High resolution
  • Condenser lens (aspherical)
  • Aspherical lenses for concentrating and relaying light from liquid crystal projector light sources
  • Condenser lens (aspherical)

Product details

These lenses concentrate light from projector lamps using a heat resistant high-pressure mercury vapor lamp. Made with borosilicate glass, these lenses have outstanding heat resistance and weather resistance.

Applications
Light collection lamp for liquid crystal projectors
Functions
High resolution
  • NF Glass Filter
  • Visibility compensation filters for cameras
  • NF Glass Filter

Product details

This glass filter adjusts image sensors called CCD and CMOS (which are used in digital cameras such as cell phone cameras, security cameras, and vehicle cameras) to the spectral sensitivity of human eye. It features a basic composition of fluorophosphate glass, so it has outstanding acid resistance, water resistance, and strength.

Applications
Digital camera (single lens reflex and compact)
Cell phone digital camera
Industrial machinery camera
Security camera
Vehicle camera
Camera for image recognition devices
Functions
High resolution
  • FP Cover Glass
  • Inhibitor of alpha ray emissions and other radiation for digital cameras
  • FP Cover Glass

Product details

This borosilicate glass reduces emissions of alpha rays and other radiation that break down Photo Diode (PD), which is an element in CCD and CMOS image sensors. Great attention is given to purity, and quality control is thoroughly carried out on raw-materials and manufacturing processes.

Applications
Digital camera (single lens reflex and compact)
Cell phone digital camera
Industrial machinery camera
Security camera
Vehicle camera
Camera for image recognition devices
Functions
High resolution
  • 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
Functions
High resolution
Next generation
  • 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
Functions
High resolution
Energy saving
Resource conservation
High-speed response
Next generation
Designability
  • SODIUM BICARBONATE
  • Highly safety and mild sodium hydrogen carbonate (sodium bicarbonate)
  • SODIUM BICARBONATE

Product details

It is used for a variety of applications in the fields of livingware, pharmaceuticals and leading-edge technologies.

Applications
Paper manufacturing
Medical and agricultural chemicals
Food products
Cleansing agents
Bath additives
Fibers
Feed
Photographs
Artificial dialysis
Functions
Resource conservation
  • POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE
  • This is a alkali product that is manufactured through the electrolysis of potassium chloride.
  • POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE

Product details

This product is one of basic chemicals which is widely used in fields such as the manufacturing of various potassium salts, liquid soap, petrochemistry, and optical glass.

Applications
Medical and agricultural chemicals
Cleansing agents
Fertilizers
Water processing
Batteries
Semiconductors and substrates
Functions
Resource conservation
  • POTASSIUM CARBONATE
  • This is a product that is manufactured through the chemical reaction between potassium hydroxide and carbon dioxide
  • POTASSIUM CARBONATE

Product details

This product is one of basic chemicals wich is widely used for glass (cathode ray tube, optical glass, etc.), ditergent, lye water for Chinese noodles, photographs, and the manufacturing of potassium salt, etc.

Applications
Optical glass
Food products
Petro-chemicals
Functions
Resource conservation
  • 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
Functions
Resource conservation
  • 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
Functions
Resource conservation
  • 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
Functions
High resolution
Next generation

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