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AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc.

55 E. Uwchlan Ave., Exton, PA, 19341, US

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Agc Chemicals Americas, Inc.

Materials & Material Processing

Cationic Fluoropolymer helps products repel water, grease.

October 16, 2013

Suited for sizing in paper, paperboard, and pulp molding applications, FDA-approved AsahiGuard AG-E070 is based on C6 chemistry and imparts oil, grease, and water resistance in paper products without incurring processing and performance problems. Water-based cationic fluoropolymer is PFOA-free at or above detection limits, has no VOCs or APEO, and does not typically require any additional water size additives. Also, product will not react with oxidized starch or other coating chemicals. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Specialty Fluoroelastomer withstands aggressive oils.

September 27, 2013

Classified as Type 4 FKM by ASTM standards, AFLAS® 200P offers optimized performance at cold temperatures (Tg = -13°C, TR-10 = -8°C). Peroxide-curable product is intended for applications that need to withstand aggressive oils containing antioxidants, solvents, ozone, acids, and bases, such as oil seals, shaft seals, O-rings, gaskets, and variety of other parts and fittings. AFLAS 200P can also be solvated and applied as coating. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Mounting & Attaching Products, Materials & Material Processing

Specialty FKM withstands aggressive oils.

July 16, 2013

Classified as Type 4 FKMs by ASTM standards, AFLAS® 200 P is suited for applications that need to withstand aggressive oils containing anti-oxidants, solvents, ozone, acids, and bases. Peroxide-curable product offers optimized performance at cold temperatures (Tg = -13°C, TR-10 = -8°C), and can be solvated and applied as coating. Typical applications include oil seals, shaft seals, O-rings, and variety of other parts and fittings. Read More

Non-Industrial Products, Materials & Material Processing, Textile Industry Products, Green & Clean

PFOA-free Water/Oil Repellent enhances textiles, nonwovens.

June 19, 2013

AsahiGuard AG-E550D, free of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) at or above detection limits, offers safe and effective alternative to C8-based products. When formulated into nonwoven textiles and textile finishes for outdoor and work clothing, fluorinated finishing agent provides water and oil repellency and stain resistance – even after multiple wash cycles. Nonflammable, C6 fluorinated polymer-based solution is also compatible with residual materials from preceding production processes. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Fluoroelastomers suit electrical submersible pump bladders.

April 18, 2013

Classified by ASTM D 1418-01 as FEPM, AFLAS® 100 Series comprises fluoroelastomers for electrical submersible pump bladders and polymeric products used in extreme downhole environments. Compounds based on AFLAS 100 series can withstand temperature, pressure, and corrosive elements. These copolymers of tetrafluoroethylene and propylene impart flexibility, toughness, and resistance to chemicals, heat, and steam. Mechanical properties do not deteriorate, even upon prolonged exposure to 392°F. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Green & Clean

Fluorinated Solvents can replace halogenated solvents.

February 7, 2013

Intended for use as precision cleaning solvents, moisture displacement fluids, defluxing agents for electronics, and carrier solvents for lubricants, AsahiKlin™ AE-3000 Series is comprised of 4 products that have no flash point, no Ozone Depletion Potential (ODP), and low Global Warming Potential (GWP). All products are nonflammable and noncorrosive as well as chemically and thermally stable. Read More

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