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Infrastructure and General Industry

AGC supports foundations for people's daily lives
To support people's daily lives, we offer materials for roads, water and other urban infrastructure and industrial materials that form the basis for various industries.
Roads
Bridges
Water
Communications
Industrial materials
  • LAMISAFE for sound barrier
  • Glass for sound insulating highway walls
  • LAMISAFE for sound barrier

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This is a strong tempered laminated glass that can be used for the transparent sound insulation walls for highways.

Applications
Sound insulation walls for highways
Functions
Comfort
  • Tough Coore™/Tough Bahn™
  • Preventing heat islands by reflecting heat
  • Tough Coore™/Tough Bahn™

Product details

This product prevents the appearance of grooves, and improves the durability and safety of road surfaces. It also reflects heat, thus preventing road surface temperature increases. Furthermore, it contributes to the enhancement of visual safety by coloring pavements.

Applications
Base course material
Heat shield pavement
Functions
Long operating life
Safety
Eco-friendliness
Comfort
  • 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
Eco-friendliness
Comfort
  • 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
Comfort
  • GLASS SYSTEM FOR TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE
  • Glass engineering for transportation infrastructure
  • GLASS SYSTEM FOR TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE

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This glass engineering for traffic infrastructure fully utilizes the special characteristics of glass. It is suitable for infrastructure equipment for elevators, waiting rooms, and powder rooms, etc.

Applications
See-through elevator shafts at railway stations, etc.
Walls of waiting rooms and powder rooms
Functions
Other
  • 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
Other
  • 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
Other
  • 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
Long operating life
Safety
  • Color Lamisafe
  • Colored laminated glass
  • Color Lamisafe

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This heated and pressurized glass has special film, in milky while or brown coloring, placed between two layers of glass. It lessens visibility and provides a colored appearance.

Applications
For general housing and buildings
Functions
Safety
  • LAMISAFE™
  • Laminated glass that does not shatter even if it is broken
  • LAMISAFE™

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This laminated glass has a flexible and strong special film between two layers of glass. It blocks ultraviolet ray and also it provides safety as it is shatter resistant when broken.

Applications
General housing
For buildings
Functions
Safety
  • Lamishut
  • Laminated glass for noise insulation
  • Lamishut

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Featuring special sound insulation film between two layers of glass, this laminated glass provides outstanding noise insulation across all sound ranges.

Applications
Buildings requiring reduced noise
Functions
Safety
  • 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
Eco-friendliness
  • 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
  • HEATLITE™W
  • Defogging using electric heater
  • HEATLITE™W

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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
Functions
Safety
Comfort
  • 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
Eco-friendliness
Comfort
  • 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
  • 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
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
  • RIMSPRAY
  • Ultra fast hardening, urethane spraying waterproof system boasting a 30 year track record
  • RIMSPRAY

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RIMSPRAY enables touching about 10 seconds after spraying and walking about 15 minutes after spraying, and it delivers the required physical property figures in about 30 minutes. It is thus an ultra fast curing waterproof system that effectively shortens work times and makes it possible to quickly move to the next process. It can also be combined with fluorine resin protective finishing materials.

Applications
Parking lots
Athletic field floors
Metal roofs, dome-shaped roofs, pitched roofs
Large-area roofs
Open corridors and stairs
Swimming pool
Waterproofing of housetops, roofs, floors
Functions
Long operating life
Safety
Eco-friendliness
  • 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
Long operating life
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
Safety
Eco-friendliness
Other
  • 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
Other
  • 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
Safety
Eco-friendliness
  • 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
Long operating life
Safety
  • 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
Other
  • 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
Other
  • METHYLCHLORIDE
  • Chlorination agent and methylation agent
  • METHYLCHLORIDE

Product details

This combustible colorless gas is used as a chlorination agent and methylation agent. It is used for various types of organic synthesis and silicone resin raw materials, etc.

Applications
Methylation agent
Functions
Other
  • METHYLENECHLORIDE
  • Chlorinated organic solvent with highly stable, high-level degreasing power
  • METHYLENECHLORIDE

Product details

This colorless liquid chlorinated organic solvent is used for printed circuit board cleaning, paint removers, additives for metal degrease cleansing, and additives for polyurethane foaming, etc. It features highly stable, high-level degreasing power.

Applications
Metal cleansing
Removing paint
Solvent
Blowing agents
Functions
Other
  • ASAHITRICHLOR
  • Metal cleansing agent and solvent with a high level of cleaning strength
  • ASAHITRICHLOR

Product details

ASAHITRICHLOR has two grades: AL, which is an alkali type metal cleansing agent, and NE, which is a neutral type solvent. It can be used for general applications other than metal vapor washing. It consists of a highly stable trichloroethylene that has a high level of cleaning strength.

Applications
Metal cleansing
Solvent
Functions
Other
  • ASAHIPERCHLOR
  • Metal cleansing agent and solvent with various stabilizing agents added to reduce degradation
  • ASAHIPERCHLOR

Product details

This is a highly stable perchloroethylene with various types of stabilizing agents added to it in order to reduce degradation. It comes in a super S type for dry cleaning and a super M type for metal degreasing.

Applications
Metal cleansing
Dry cleaning
Solvent
Functions
Other
  • ASAHIKLIN AK-225
  • Environmentally-friendly hydrochlorofluorocarbon-type cleansing agent and solvent
  • ASAHIKLIN AK-225

Product details

This product can be used for a wide range of cleansing applications related to resins, flax, and degreasing, and also as a dilution application solvent. It is a balanced HCFC (hydrochlorofluorocarbon)-type fluorine solvent that is friendly to the environment.

Applications
Degrease cleansing
Flax cleansing
Dewatering and drying
Heat medium
Functions
Safety
  • ASAHIKLIN™ AE-3000 series
  • Fluorine solvent with a low impact on the global environment
  • ASAHIKLIN™ AE-3000 series

Product details

This is a HFE (hydrofluoroether) fluorine solvent that has a low impact on the global environment. Its low boiling point makes it optimal for the drying of parts that are sensitive to heat. Also, its high permeability enables the removal of particles in small gaps. It carries no risk of catching fire, and it reduces the appearance of wrinkles from drying.

Applications
Piping interior cleansing
Removing particle
Dewatering and drying
Heat medium
Functions
Safety
  • ClinDry
  • Fluorine dry cleaning solvent that delivers outstanding cleansing and drying performance
  • ClinDry

Product details

This fluorine dry cleaning solvent delivers outstanding cleansing and drying performance. It enables low temperature drying, and since it is noncombustible and there is no worry of it catching fire, it helps to create secure workplace environments.

Applications
Dry cleaning solvent
Functions
Safety
  • 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
Safety
  • Propylene Oxide (PO)
  • Ionic polymerization raw materials
  • Propylene Oxide (PO)

Product details

Propylene Oxide is an ionic polymerization chemical compound that is used as a raw material for propylene glycol, polypropylene glycol, isopropanolamine, allyl alcohol, and propylene carbonate. It is also used as a raw material for medical and agricultural chemicals, colorants, and disinfectants, etc.

Applications
PG
PPG
Raw materials for medical and agricultural chemical ingredient
Pigment
Disinfectant
Functions
Other
  • Propylene Glycol (PG)
  • Solvent and additive with low toxicity having moisture retaining properties, and emulsifying properties
  • Propylene Glycol (PG)

Product details

This solvent and additive features low toxicity, moisture retaining properties, and emulsifying properties. In addition to serving as a resin intermediate material and solvent, it is also widely used for food products, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, heat medium, refrigerant, and antifreeze solutions, etc.

Applications
Unsaturated polyester raw materials
Wetting agent
Fragrance
Solvent
Functions
Other
  • EXCESTAR
  • Base polymer for sealants and adhesive agents, etc.
  • EXCESTAR

Product details

This is a moisture curable modified silicone polymer that has a hydrolyzable silyl group at its periphery. It was developed based on technology for ultra high molecular weight polyether polyol (Preminol).

Applications
Sealant materials
Elastic adhesives
Coating agents
Functions
Comfort
  • EXCENOL
  • Polyetherpolyol that is raw materials of polyurethane
  • EXCENOL

Product details

This polyether polyol is mainly used as a raw material of polyurethane. It has variety such as flexible foam, semi-rigid foam, rigid foam, CASE (Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants, Elastomers), and plasticizers.

Applications
Polyurethane foam
Surface-activating agents
Paints
Adhesive agents
Sealant materials
Elastomers
Functions
Comfort
  • PREMINOL
  • Ultra high molecular weight polyether polyol
  • PREMINOL

Product details

Urethane products that uses Preminol demonstrate high extensibility, rapid hardening, high strength, high durability, and superior hardening.

Applications
Polyurethane foam
Surface-activating agents
Paints
Adhesive agents
Sealant materials
Elastomers
Lightweight seats
Functions
Eco-friendliness
Comfort
  • 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
Comfort
  • 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
Eco-friendliness
Other
  • 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
Functions
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
Long operating life
Safety
Eco-friendliness
Comfort
Other
  • Vinyl Chloride monomer (VCM)
  • This is a raw materials for polyvinyl chloride
  • Vinyl Chloride monomer (VCM)

Product details

This is a polymerizable monomer that can be used as raw materials for polyvinyl chloride. It is a colorless gas at normal temperatures, and it is transported and shipped as a liquid high pressure gas.

Applications
Polyvinyl chlorid
Functions
Other

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