AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc.

Chemicals & Gases

Fine Silica enhances catalyst support.

Pore structure, spherical shapes, and size distribution of SUNSPERA contribute to optimized finished polymer resins and productivity. SUNSPERA joins Solesphere™, Sunlovely™, M.S. GEL™, and Silica Gel, which provide catalyst support for cosmetics, film, and synthetic leather and serve as matting agent for paints and act as filler for coated printing papers. Fine silica products are...

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Adhesives & Sealants


Customized compounding yields superior performance characteristics over standard fluoropolymer resins EXTON, Pa. – Because custom melt processable fluoropolymer compounds have become important materials for parts and components used in automotive, industrial, aerospace, transit and appliance applications, AGC FluoroCompounds Group offers Fluon® Melt Processable Compounds. Fluon Melt...

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AGC Develops New Refrigerant With One-Sixth the Environmental Impact

Amolea™ refrigerant dramatically reduces global warming potential for air conditioning systems EXTON, Pa. – AGC Chemicals Americas Inc. has announced that its parent company AGC has developed Amolea™, a new refrigerant technology. Amolea will dramatically reduce global-warming potential (GWP) for air conditioning systems. It will provide one-sixth of the GWP of conventional refrigerant...

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New Sunbesta-ZV Multi-Layer Fuel Hose Meets Today's Automotive Requirements and Tomorrow's Challenges
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

New Sunbesta-ZV Multi-Layer Fuel Hose Meets Today's Automotive Requirements and Tomorrow's Challenges

EXTON, Pa. – As the evaporative emission standards for cars become more severe year by year, lower fuel permeation, higher heat resistance and better adhesion properties are required. Overall performance is improved by using AGC's current two-layer tube system, Sunbesta, which the automotive market has utilized for years. Today, AGC has announced the release of Sunbesta-ZV, the next generation...

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Paints & Coatings

Fluon ETFE Rotolining Powders Provide Superior Corrosion Protection for Tanks, Valves, Pipes, Pumps, and Vessels

AGC Chemicals Americas product showcased at Chem Show 2013, Booth #451 EXTON, Pa. — AGC Chemicals Americas Inc. announces that its Fluon® ETFE powders are ideal for seamless rotolining of industrial equipment used in chemical processing applications in the food, petroleum and potable water/wastewater industries. Rotolining vessels with ETFE is superior to traditional sheet lining methods...

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Cationic Fluoropolymer helps products repel water, grease.

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...

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Specialty Fluoroelastomer withstands aggressive oils.

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...

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AGC Chemicals Americas and Zeon Chemicals Announce Distribution Agreement for AFLAS Fluoroelastomer

EXTON, Pa. — AGC Chemicals Americas Inc. and Zeon Chemicals today announced a distribution agreement for AGCCA's AFLAS® fluoroelastomers. The partnership provides enhanced growth opportunities for both companies while increasing product offerings to current and potential customers in North America. The agreement will increase resource accessibility, commercially and technically, to...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Specialty FKM withstands aggressive oils.

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,...

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Non-Industrial Products

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

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...

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