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Energy

AGC creates a green earth, with clean technologies that the world needs
We contribute to smart cities and smart mobility with our materials and technologies that fulfill needs for this age for clean and green energy.
Solar PV modules
Wind power generation
Geothermal power generation
Solar thermal power generation
Batteries
Manufacturing processes
  • Lightjoule™
  • Ultra-Lightweight Photovoltaic Module
  • Lightjoule™

Product details

By reducing the weight of the photovoltaic module it is possible to reduce the load on buildings.

Applications
Rooftops warehouses, offices, factories
Schools, cultural facilities
government offices, hospitals, welfare facilities
train stations, bus stops
Parking facilities, bicycle parking facilities
Functions
Easier installation
  • Sunjoule™
  • Glass with built in solar PV modules
  • Sunjoule™

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This glass with built-in PV modules is a solar thermal power generation system based on a frameless, large-sized module that uses tempered laminated glass. Featuring openness and outstanding heat shielding performance, it is optimal for eaves and building openings. It also helps create good design and increases the value of buildings.

Applications
Building openings
Skylights
Glass shelters
Functions
High efficiency
  • PV Cover Glass
  • Cover glass for solar PV modules with improved light transmission
  • PV Cover Glass

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This cover glass for solar PV modules uses highly transparent, extra clear glass to achieve improved light transmission. It is made with a special heat treatment glass to protect its solar PV module substrates.

Applications
Cover glass for solar PV modules
Functions
High efficiency
  • TCO Glass for PV module
  • TCO (Transparent Conductive Oxide) Glass with high transmission and high Hayes value
  • TCO Glass for PV module

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This is a glass substrate that is coated with a transparent conductive film mainly used for thin-film type PV. It features a high rate of transmission and a high Hayes value.

Applications
Solar PV module substrate covers
Functions
High efficiency
  • 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
Solar power panel cover
Functions
High efficiency
Easier installation
  • 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
PV modules (electrode binder)
Functions
High efficiency
Safety
Long operating life
  • 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
Safety
Other
  • LUMIFLON™
  • Fluoropolymer for ultra high weatherability paints/coatings mainly used for buildings and structures.
  • LUMIFLON™

Product details

Lumiflon™ is a fluoropolymer for ultra high weatherability paints/coatings. It protects base material against sunlight, weather, and rust, and thus reduces maintenance costs for repainting and washing, etc. It works to maintain attractive appearance, gloss, and colors of coatings on various substrates used mainly for buildings and structures for long periods of time.

Applications
Fluoropolymer for excellent weatherability paints
Functions
Long operating life
  • 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
Safety
Easier installation
  • PLALLOY™
  • Top brand for FRP structure material in Japan
  • PLALLOY™

Product details

This product features strength properties, electrical properties, corrosion resistance, and low density, etc., so it can be used in a variety of fields.

Applications
Members for water supply facilities
Members for facilities related to electric power and communications
Members for plants and septic tanks
Members for corrosive environments
Building materials/components
Members for vehicles
Members for ships
Functions
Safety
Easier installation
  • 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
Safety
Long operating life
  • 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
Safety
Long operating life
  • 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
Safety
  • TEMPERLITE™
  • Three to five times the strength of ordinary glass
  • TEMPERLITE™

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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
Functions
Safety
  • CSP mirror
  • Mirror with High energy reflectance ratio
  • CSP mirror

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This product has a high energy reflectance ratio and long durability, which are optimal for facilities that collect sunlight and utilize heat (CSP). It features a high transmission as well.

Applications
CSP mirrors (mirrors at facilities that collect sunlight and utilize heat)
Functions
High efficiency
Long operating life
  • 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
Long operating life
  • 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
Other
  • 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
Other
  • 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
Safety
Other
  • 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
Safety
Other
  • 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 efficiency
Safety
Long operating life
Easier installation
Other

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