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Automotive and Transport Machinery

AGC holds the world's top share in the automotive glass market
We provide high-performance glass that delivers both comfort during driving and improved fuel efficiency.
Passenger vehicles
Buses and trucks
Railways
Specially-equipped vehicles and construction machinery
Aircraft
Ships
  • UV (99%) & IR-cut Glass
  • 99% UV and IR cut glass, reducing ultraviolet ray and heat transmission.
  • UV (99%) & IR-cut Glass

Product details

This product features a special high peformance UV and IR absorbing coating applied to conventional UV cut glass, cutting 99% of the UV ray transmission and reducing heat transmission through the glass. Such features will reduce the demand on the vehicle's air conditioning systems thus allowing a potential power downgrade, all contributing to an improved vehicle's environmental footprint.

Applications
Side window
Functions
Comfort
Environment
  • IR-cut Glass
  • InfraRed (IR) ray cut glass, reducing the heat transmission and thus the burning sensation from direct sunlight.
  • IR-cut Glass

Product details

This product reduces the vehicle's interior temperature increase, lightening the load on the vehicle's air conditioning system, improving interior comfort with reduced cool down times, as well as lessening the burning sensation of direct sunlight on the skin.

Applications
Windshield
Roof window
Functions
Comfort
Environment
Efficiency
  • Glass for Head-up Display
  • Specially adapted laminated glass allowing the clear display of important vehicle information, enhancing a safer driving environment.
  • Glass for Head-up Display

Product details

This product provides a surface to support Head-up Display (HUD) technology, enabling the display of vitual vehicle information creating a safer environment as the driver can check and evaluate information without having to change their line of sight.

Applications
Windshield
Functions
Safety
Telecommunications
  • Solar-cell Roof Glass
  • Glass that contributes to improving the performance of solar PhotoVoltaic (PV) modules.
  • Solar-cell Roof Glass

Product details

This glass product has a high level of transparency allowing more solar energy to reach the solar PV modules. Using sophisticated bending techniques, the product's form is curved to match the profile of the vehicle's roof.

Applications
Roof window
Functions
Environment
  • LAMISAFE™
  • Laminated safety glass that does not shatter even when cracked.
  • LAMISAFE™

Product details

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
Windshield
Side window
Rear window
Roof window
Functions
Safety
  • Acoustic Glass
  • Reduces external noise engress enhancing the vehicle's interior acoustics.
  • Acoustic Glass

Product details

This product features laminated glass combined with a special formulated interlayer with a high level of sound insulation. As a result, outside noise that normaly enters the vehicle through the glass is significantly suppressed, creating a more comfortable vehicle interior environment. This improved acoustic performance is achieved with no increase to the product's weight and thus a zero impact on the vehicle's emission statistics.

Applications
Windshield
Side window
Functions
Comfort
  • Integrated Glass Antennas
  • Clear connectivity
  • Integrated Glass Antennas

Product details

This product enhances aesthetics and maintain the lines of the vehicle design. Integrated antennas do not require maintenance and cannot be damaged or vandalized.

Applications
Windshield
Side window
Rear window
Functions
Telecommunications
Design
  • Heated Wire Windshield
  • Defrosting the windshield's glass surface ensuring quick and clear visibility.
  • Heated Wire Windshield

Product details

This product significantly accelerates the clearing of ice and fog build up on the windshield by passing an electrical current through ultra thin wires embedded into the interlayger of the laminated glass.

Applications
Windshield
Functions
Comfort
Safety
Environment
Efficiency
  • Heated Coated Windshield
  • Defrosting the windshield's glass surface ensuring quick and clear visibility.
  • Heated Coated Windshield

Product details

This product significantly accelerates the clearing of ice and fog build up on the windshield by passing an electrical current through a full surface metalic coating that is embedded in the laminated glass.

Applications
Windshield
Functions
Comfort
Safety
Environment
Efficiency
  • TEMPERLITE™
  • Safety glass with 3 to 5 times the strength of ordinary sheet glass.
  • TEMPERLITE™

Product details

This product has a high level of strength along with the safety characteristic of fracturing instantaneously under high acute impact. The size of the fractured shards are designed to be of a size that is unlikely to cause any serious injury or harm. The glass is heated to about 650 degree C, close to it's melting point, and then rapidly cooled (tempering) uniformly with air, increasing the compressional stress of the glass and boosting its strength.

Applications
Side window
Rear window
Roof window
Functions
Safety
  • UV(99%)-Cut Glass
  • Increasing further skin protection by an impressive 99% UV ray cut performance.
  • UV(99%)-Cut Glass

Product details

This product blocks 99% of UV rays, preventing sunburn and creating a more comfortable interior driving environment. It consists of 'UV Verre' glass coated with a high performing UV absorption film.

Applications
Side window
Functions
Comfort
Environment
  • Water-repellent Glass
  • Providing clear visibility even on rainy days.
  • Water-repellent Glass

Product details

This product is coated with a fluorine material that features both high water repellency and durability. As a result, it improves visibility in rainy conditions contributing to a safer driving environment. This water repellant glass is used not only on side window, but also on rear window too.

Applications
Side window
Rear window
Functions
Safety
  • Module Assembly Window
  • Contributing to the improvement of vehicle exterior design.
  • Module Assembly Window

Product details

This product incorporates a material encapsulating process bringing together the glass, molded assembly components and finishers. The increased designed shape limitations gained from this process significantly contribute to the vehicle's flush surface design requirements, improving the vehicle's aerodynamics and interior acoustic performances along with ease of vehicle assembly.

Applications
Windshield
Side window
Backlite
Functions
Design
  • Privacy Glass
  • Ensuring privacy and providing heat insulation.
  • Privacy Glass

Product details

This product reduces the glass light transmission to a low level that makes it difficult to see through into the vehicle's interior from the outside giving an increased level of privacy to the vehicle's occupants. This feature also combines a high-performing heat absorption function, reducing the heat transfer rate through the glass, lessening the burden on the vehicle's air conditioning systems.

Applications
Side window
Rear window
Rear window
Functions
Comfort
Environment
  • 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
Comfort
Safety
Telecommunications
Design
Environment
Efficiency
  • 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
Fog light
Functions
Design
Environment
  • 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
Telecommunications
Design
  • 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
Hybrid IC
Chip capacitors,Chip inductors
Functions
Safety
Telecommunications
Environment
  • 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
Digital image input devices such as cameras for image recognition devices
Functions
Safety
Telecommunications
  • 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
Safety
Telecommunications
  • 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
Safety
Telecommunications
  • SW glass substrate
  • Glass with very close expansion coefficient to silicon
  • SW glass substrate

Product detailsJapanese language link

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, etc.
Functions
Safety
  • Window films
  • Heat shielding, UV reduction, shatter prevention, and comfort
  • Window films

Product detailsJapanese language link

These window films reduce an indoor temperature rise by reflecting infrared sunlight with a thin metallic coating. With the extremely low ultraviolet transmission rate, these films can be used for UV protection purposes. In addition, the films are optimal for architectural and vehicle use for their high visible light transmission rate and a shatter prevention function.

Applications
For building
For vehicle
Functions
Comfort
Safety
Design
Environment
Efficiency
  • 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
Road pavements
Road coloring
Functions
Comfort
Safety
Design
Environment
  • 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
Telecommunications
Environment
Efficiency
  • 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
Environment
Efficiency
  • 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
Comfort
Safety
Environment
  • Asahiguard™ E-Series
  • Fluorinated water and oil repelling processing agent that is safe and environmentally friendly
  • Asahiguard™ E-Series

Product details

This fluorinated water and oil repelling processing agent is safe and environmentally friendly. As an agent that repels water and oil, it is used in a wide variety of fields ranging from clothing, umbrellas, and food wrappers to medical care and various types of parts and filters related to automobiles.

Applications
Environmentally-friendly water and oil repelling processing agents
Functions
Comfort
Safety
Environment
  • 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
Comfort
Safety
Environment
  • 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
Environment
  • 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
Safety
Environment
  • 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
Safety
Environment
  • 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
Telecommunications
  • 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
Comfort
Design
  • 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
Design
Environment
  • 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
Environment
  • 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
Environment
  • 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
Comfort
Safety
Telecommunications
Design
Environment
Efficiency
  • HEATLITE™W
  • Defrosting the windshield's glass surface ensuring quick and clear visibility.
  • HEATLITE™W

Product detailsJapanese language link

This product significantly accelerates the clearing of ice and fog build up on the windshield by passing an electrical current through ultra thin wires embedded into the interlayger of the laminated glass.

Applications
Windshields
Functions
Comfort
Safety
Environment
  • 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
Comfort
Safety
Telecommunications
Design
Environment
Efficiency
  • 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
Fog light
Functions
Design
Environment
  • 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
Telecommunications
Design
  • 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
Design
Environment
  • TEMPERLITE™
  • Three to five times the strength of ordinary glass
  • TEMPERLITE™

Product detailsJapanese language link

TEMPERLITE is highly resistant to impacts, and it has the characteristic of fracturing into granular pieces if broken. It is three to five times the strength of ordinary glass. This product is a safety glass that is used for railway cars, industrial vehicles, buses, escalators, etc.

Applications
Railway cars
Industrial vehicles
Buses
Functions
Safety
  • LAMISAFE™
  • Laminated safety glass that does not shatter even when cracked.
  • LAMISAFE™

Product detailsJapanese language link

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
Railway cars
Industrial vehicles
Buses
Functions
Safety
  • PAIR GLASS
  • Reducing dew condensation with insulation effects
  • PAIR GLASS

Product detailsJapanese language link

The dry air between two sheets of glass enhances heat insulation, reducing dew condensation and providing sound insulation effects.

Applications
Railway cars
Industrial vehicles
Buses
Functions
Comfort
Environment
  • HEATLITE™W
  • Defogging using electric heater
  • HEATLITE™W

Product detailsJapanese language link

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
Railway cars
Industrial vehicles
Buses
Functions
Comfort
  • UV(99%)-Cut Glass
  • Increasing further skin protection by an impressive 99% UV ray cut performance.
  • UV(99%)-Cut Glass

Product details

This product blocks 99% of UV rays, preventing sunburn and creating a more comfortable interior driving environment. It consists of 'UV Verre' glass coated with a high performing UV absorption film.

Applications
Door glass
Functions
Comfort
Environment
  • TEMPERLITE™
  • Three to five times the strength of ordinary glass
  • TEMPERLITE™

Product detailsJapanese language link

TEMPERLITE is highly resistant to impacts, and it has the characteristic of fracturing into granular pieces if broken. It is three to five times the strength of ordinary glass. This product is a safety glass that is used for railway cars, industrial vehicles, buses, escalators, etc.

Applications
Railway cars
Industrial vehicles
Buses
Functions
Safety
  • LAMISAFE™
  • Laminated safety glass that does not shatter even when cracked.
  • LAMISAFE™

Product detailsJapanese language link

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
Railway cars
Industrial vehicles
Buses
Functions
Safety

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