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Electronics

AGC supports the growth of the electronics market, which leads the trend of the times
We offer a variety of cutting-edge materials such as semiconductor processing materials and storage materials to satisfy rapidly changing needs in the electronics market.
Smartphones and tablets
Televisions and personal computers
Projectors
Semiconductors
Manufacturing processes
  • 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
Compact and lightweight
Safety
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
Compact and lightweight
Next generation
Designability
  • 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
Compact and lightweight
Safety
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
LTCC substrate
Chip capacitors,Chip inductors
Hybrid IC
Functions
Compact and lightweight
Safety
Next generation
  • NF Glass Filter
  • Visibility compensation filters for digital 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
Digital image input devices such as cameras 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
Compact and lightweight
Next generation
  • 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
Functions
High resolution
Safety
Next generation
  • Rosite™
  • Seamless molded products made of glass and plastic
  • Rosite™

Product details

This product has achieved a flush surface with no unevenness between the glass surface and resin surface, as a result of the integrated molding of optical glass and zero shrinkage plastic. It thus enables seamless molded products made of glass and plastic.

Applications
Optical equipment parts
Precision equipment parts
Railway vehicle parts
Functions
Energy & resource saving
Safety
Designability
  • 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
Chip capacitors,Chip inductors
Thermal print head
Hybrid IC
Functions
Compact and lightweight
Energy & resource saving
  • 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
Functions
High resolution
Compact and lightweight
  • 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
Compact and lightweight
Energy & resource saving
Safety
  • 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.

Functions
High resolution
Compact and lightweight
Energy & resource saving
Safety
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
Lamp for liquid crystal projectors
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
Fly eye lens 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
  • Synthetic Fused Silica Glass AQ series
  • Glass with high purity, high quality, and high functionality for semiconductor manufacturing processes
  • Synthetic Fused Silica Glass AQ series

Product details

This glass has been manufactured based on the technological research and development for fine glass, fine chemicals, and fine ceramics that AGC has accumulated over many years. This glass has high purity, high quality, and high performance, and is suited to fast-evolving semiconductor processes and is used for various optical materials, etc.

Applications
Lens material for IC and LCD steppers/scanners
Photo mask substrate
Other optical materials
Glass wafer
Functions
High resolution
Compact and lightweight
Safety
  • Low Thermal Expansion Glass AZ
  • Quartz glass with very low thermal expansion
  • Low Thermal Expansion Glass AZ

Product details

Manufactured based on quartz glass, this glass can be easily processed into various forms. Developed by applying the manufacturing technologies for very high purity quartz glass, it has extremely low thermal expansion, and is optimal for cutting-edge applications which require thermal expansion to be minimized.

Applications
Thermal physical property measurement standard
Optical resonator spacer
Exposure device stage
Functions
High resolution
Compact and lightweight
Safety
Next generation
  • 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
Functions
High resolution
Compact and lightweight
Next generation
  • Alkali-Free Glass for Backside Grinding Process EN-A1
  • Contributing to increasing the functionality and thinness of mobile devices
  • Alkali-Free Glass for Backside Grinding Process EN-A1

Product details

This glass substrate is used for back grinding of semiconductor chips in the thinning process. It is optimal for the manufacturing of thin, high-performance semiconductors, and it contributes to increasing the functionality and thinness of mobile devices such as smartphones.

Applications
Back grind support glass substrate
Glass wafer for other processes requiring high purity
Functions
High resolution
Compact and lightweight
Next generation
  • Roiceram™-HS
  • High-purity SiC jig for semiconductor manufacturing processes
  • Roiceram™-HS

Product details

It is an extremely pure material that is mainly used as components used for thermal processes in semiconductor manufacturing. In addition to conventional 300 mm-and-under horizontal furnaces and vertical furnaces, this product enables the design and manufacturing of 450 mm components to meet increasing wafer sizes. AGC is pursuing technological development to further increase purification and boost the precision of processing technologies to catch up with the trends in the miniaturization processes, which have advanced to the nano level, in the pre-processing of semiconductors.

Applications
Components of Semiconductor thermal process
Functions
High resolution
Compact and lightweight
Safety
Next generation
  • CMP Slurry
  • AGC offers slurry and polishing solutions for CMP processes
  • CMP Slurry

Product details

AGC delivers slurry and polishing solutions that can be used for CMP processes, by making full use of the integrated production from raw material grain to slurry. To realize multi-layered structures with high levels of flatness, we optimize slurries that meet various applications, such as use for oxidized films and wiring materials.

Applications
Oxidized film polishing
Copper wiring polishing
Poly-Si film polishing
Functions
High resolution
Compact and lightweight
Next generation
  • SW glass substrate
  • Glass with very close expansion coefficient to silicon
  • SW glass substrate

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This alumino-silicate glass has a coefficient of expansion extremely close to that of silicon. It enables anodic bonding at low temperatures and low voltages, and minimizes the distortions on joint surfaces with silicon at a wide range of temperatures.

Applications
Pressure sensor
Acceleration sensor
Functions
High resolution
Energy & resource saving
  • 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
Functions
High resolution
Safety
Next generation
  • 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
Safety
Next generation
  • Fluon ETFE film
  • Fluoropolymer film with outstanding heat resistance, weatherability, and release properties
  • Fluon ETFE film

Product details

Fluon ETFE film is a fluorine film with outstanding features, including heat resistance, chemical resistance, non-adhesion properties, and electrical properties. It is widely used in areas such as electronics, aviation, space exploration, solar PV modules, kitchen equipment, and wallpaper.

Applications
Films for architectural applications
Release films
PV modules backsheet
Interior materials
Functions
High resolution
Next generation
Designability
  • Asahiklin™AK-134a
  • Thermally and chemically stable, non-combustible refrigerant for automobile air conditioners
  • Asahiklin™AK-134a

Product details

This is a non-combustible refrigerant for automobile air conditioners that is thermally and chemically stable. It has very little toxicity and corrosiveness, and it delivers sufficient refrigerating capacity even with a low volume of refrigerant, thus enabling refrigerators to be made more compact.

Applications
Refrigerants (automobile air conditioners, household refrigerators, vending machines)
Blowing agents
Propellants
Functions
Energy & resource saving
Safety
  • CAUSTIC SODA(SODIUM HYDROXIDE)
  • This is a representative alkali product that is manufactured through the electrolysis of salt.
  • CAUSTIC SODA(SODIUM HYDROXIDE)

Product details

This product is one of basic alkali products which is manufactured through the electrolysis of salt by using AGC's fluorinated ion-exchange membrane (Flemion). It is widely used in fields such as chemical agents, chemical fibers, food industries, soaps, paper, and pulp.

Applications
Paper pulp
Metals
Chemicals
Oil
Electric power
Medical and agricultural chemicals
Food products
Cleansing agents
Infrastructure
Functions
Energy & resource saving
Safety
  • 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
Energy & resource saving
Safety
  • 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
Energy & resource saving
Safety
  • HYDROCHLORIC ACID
  • Representative strong acid product
  • HYDROCHLORIC ACID

Product details

This is representative strong acid product that is widely used in areas such as the manufacture of amino acids and monosodium glutamate, the manufacture of chemical agents, and acid cleaning.

Applications
Chemical products
Acid cleansing
Amino acids
Functions
Energy & resource saving
Safety
  • 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
Energy & resource saving
Safety
  • 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
Energy & resource saving
Safety
  • 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
Functions
Energy & resource saving
Safety
Designability

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