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Lighting and Optics

AGC brightens up our lives and cities in the world
We offer bright and eco-friendly lighting materials including LEDs and OLEDs.
Lighting equipment
LEDs
Fluorescent lamps
Optical components
  • Glass Parts For Industrial Applications
  • AGC offers various products with heat resistant borosilicate glass
  • Glass Parts For Industrial Applications

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AGC offers various products using borosilicate glass, which is known as a heat resistant glass, by using a wide-range of molding and processing technologies . AGC's industrial glass products are used for the combustion tubes of oil stoves and explosion-protection lighting covers, etc. The linear expansion coefficient of borosilicate glass is 32X10-7/°C.

Applications
Oil stove combustion tube
Explosion-protection lighting cover
Functions
Heat resistance
Durability
  • TEMPERLITE™
  • Three to five times the strength of ordinary glass
  • TEMPERLITE™

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This product has wind pressure resistance strength over three times that of other glass of the same thickness. If broken, this tempered glass will be fractured into granular pieces rather than sharp shards.

Applications
Lighting device
Road display boards
Solar water heater covers
Functions
Heat resistance
High transparency
Durability
Other
  • LAMISAFE™
  • Laminated safety glass that does not shatter even when cracked.
  • LAMISAFE™

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This product improves the vehicle's safety as a result of being shatter resistant in the event of breakage. A special strong and flexible film is laminted between 2 sheets of glass. An additional feature of this product is a barrier against UV ray transmission.

Applications
Lighting device
Road display boards
Solar water heater covers
Functions
Heat resistance
High transparency
Durability
Other
  • HEATLITE™W
  • Defrosting ice and defogging glass to ensure rearward visibility.
  • HEATLITE™W

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This product works by passing an electric current through conductive printing that is printed onto the glass surface, generating heat to defrost ice and to defog the glass surface to ensure rearward visibility.

Applications
Lighting device
Road display boards
Cover glass for solar water heaters, etc.
Functions
High efficiency
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
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
Other
  • HIKARIKABE™
  • Innovative "load bearing wall" for housing providing excellent light transmission and ventilation
  • HIKARIKABE™

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By using FRP grating for a wood structured load bearing wall, this product lets in daylight and provides ventilation, providing an open and comfortable living space with earthquake resistance.

Functions
Durability
Other
  • 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
Durability
Other
  • 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
PV modules backsheet
Interior materials
Release film for LED manufacturing
Functions
Heat resistance
Durability
  • 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
Thermal print head
Hybrid IC
Functions
Heat resistance
High transparency
Durability
Other
  • GCHP™
  • GCHP™ means Glass Ceramics Hybrid Package. Products for Increasing the Durability and Brightness of High-Output LED Lights
  • GCHP™

Product details

When LEDs are used in high power applications, the amount of heat they generate increases. However, GCHP™ improves the durability of regular LEDs and UV-LEDs and enables them to be used for high-power applications, as they are more reliable than conventional resin and alumina substrates in terms of heat dissipation and discoloration. In addition, its reflectivity is from 20 to 30% higher than that of alumina substrates, so intensity may be increased effectively.

Applications
Outdoor lighting
Street lighting Tonnel lighting
Automotive lighting
Factory lighting
UV lighting
Plants lighting
Functions
High efficiency
Heat resistance
Durability
Other
  • Glass tube for fluorescent lamp
  • Glass tubes for use in fluorescent lamps for interior lighting
  • Glass tube for fluorescent lamp

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AGC's melting, molding, and edge-processing technologies enable the production of glass tubes with an outside radius of 5 to 44 mm, a thickness of 0.5 to 2.2 mm, and a total length of 330 to 2,530 mm. These glass tubes are mainly used as glass for straight, ring-shaped, and compact fluorescent lamps. The linear expansion coefficient of the glass is 95X10-7/°C.

Applications
Straight fluorescent lamp
Ring-shaped fluorescent lamp
Functions
Durability
  • 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
IC steppers/scanners lens
LCD steppers/scanners lens
Photo mask substrate
Optical material
Glass wafer
Functions
Heat resistance
High transparency
Durability
  • 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
Steppers/scanners stage, etc.
Functions
Heat resistance
Durability
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
Prism material, etc.
Functions
Heat resistance
High transparency
Durability
  • 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
Heat resistance
Durability
  • 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
HID lamp
Functions
Heat resistance
Durability
  • 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
Liquid crystal projector
Functions
Heat resistance
Durability
  • 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
Liquid crystal projector
Functions
Heat resistance
Durability
  • Aspherical Glass Lenses for Headlamps
  • Aspherical lens that meets light distribution performance requirements for automotive headlights
  • Aspherical Glass Lenses for Headlamps

Product detailsJapanese language link

These aspherical lenses, made from heat and weather resistant borosilicate glass, satisfy the light distribution performance requirements for automotive headlights. They can be used both for headlights and fog lights.

Applications
Automotive headlight
Automotive fog light
Functions
Heat resistance
Durability
  • 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
Electronic board
Functions
High efficiency
Other
  • Ultra thin glass
  • Ultra-thin prepared slides for microscopes supporting medical care
  • Ultra thin glass

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This ultra-thin glass is used for the prepared slides of microscopes. Our ultra-thin glass technology supports medical care.

Functions
Heat resistance
High transparency
Other
  • Ultra flat glass
  • Glass with high flatness that supports digital devices
  • Ultra flat glass

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This ultra flat glass supports digital devices. It is a glass with an extremely high level of flatness that is used for copy machines and optical devices.

Applications
Copy machines
Optical devices
Functions
Heat resistance
High transparency
Durability
Other
  • Multi coated prism
  • Special surface polishing process for representative optical glass materials
  • Multi coated prism

Product detailsJapanese language link

This product features sophisticated technologies of surface polishing process for representative optical glass materials such as BK7, quartz, and extra clear glass, at the micron order. It enables processing of not only flat plates but also complex prism shapes.

Applications
Optical devices
DVD players
Functions
High efficiency
Heat resistance
High transparency
Durability
Other
  • Laser mirror
  • Special surface coating process for representative optical glass materials
  • Laser mirror

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This product coats various types of metallic films such as glass and optical plastics using a vacuum evaporation method. It enables the reflection and transmission of light sources such as red lasers across a variety of wavelength regions.

Applications
Optical devices
Functions
High efficiency
Heat resistance
Durability
Other
  • Crystal  wafer
  • High quality grade optical products
  • Crystal wafer

Product detailsJapanese language link

This product has optical features that other types of glass such as ultra thin glass, extra clear glass, and quartz glass do not provide on their own in terms of transmittance and density. It is a crystal wafer for optical products with a high level of quality.

Applications
Optical devices
Digital camera lenses
Functions
High efficiency
Heat resistance
Durability
Other
  • 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
Petro-chemicals
Functions
Other
  • 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
IC moisture prevention and insulation
Seal materials
Functions
Heat resistance
Durability

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