Latest Ion Exchange Membranes Provide High Cation-Selective Permeability

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  • Made from fluorinated resins and can withstand both acid from anodic side and base from cathodic side
  • Offer ion exchange capacities from 1.0 to 1.25 meq/g
  • Ideal for hydrogen production, engineering, and research and development

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Chemical-Resistant Ion Exchange Membranes Withstand Demanding Hydrogen Production Processes

EXTON, Pa., October 20, 2020 – To maintain process efficiency in hydrogen manufacturing, the anodic chamber must be separated from the cathodic chamber. FORBLUE™ S-Series ion exchange separation membranes are made from fluorinated resins, so they can withstand both acid from the anodic side and base from the cathodic side. These durable membranes are ideal for hydrogen production, engineering, and research and development.

FORBLUE S-Series grades are cation exchange membranes with a sulfonic acid group. They provide high cation-selective permeability for effective electrolysis or electrodialysis. They offer ion exchange capacities from 1.0 to 1.25 meq/g. The high ion exchange capacity enables very low resistance with high ion selectivity.

S-Series wet and dry membranes are available in a wide array of thicknesses. If processing requirements demand reinforcement, S-Series membranes are available with special PTFE fabric that has high mechanical strength.

For more details, visit the FORBLUE S-Series information page on AGCCA’s website.

About AGC Chemicals Americas Inc.
AGC Chemicals Americas is a wholly owned subsidiary of AGC Inc., a $14 billion multinational corporation and one of the world’s largest manufacturers of glass, electronic displays, and chemical products. The company was formed in 2004 through the merging of sister companies Asahi Glass Fluoropolymers and AGA Chemicals. Headquartered in Exton, PA, including a state-of-the-art technology center, AGC Chemicals Americas maintains manufacturing operations in nearby Thorndale, PA, a satellite sales office in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and warehouses located throughout North America.

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