New Polymer from AGC Chemicals Americas Features Enhanced Flexibility

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AGC's Fluon® fluoropolymer resins are used in wire and cable jackets, insulated coatings, fuel hoses and multilayer to optimize performance. The compounds are manufactured into eight different types including color concentrates, foam concentrates, conductives/antistatic, reinforced compounds, lubricated products, cross-linkable products, flexible ETFE/fluoroelastomer, and adhesive grades. This new line of products also includes composites and filled PTFE compounds. These polymers can be used in the automotive, aerospace, chemical processing, electronics. and semiconductor industries.


Original Press Release:

AGC Chemicals Americas to Introduce Fluon+ Enhanced Material Science Solutions at IWCS Exhibition

EXTON, Pa., October 8, 2018 – AGC Chemicals Americas Inc. will introduce its Fluon+ brand of products at the 2018 IWCS Suppliers Exhibition, booth 301. Fluon+ materials use advanced fillers, pigment systems and additives to enhance the performance of AGC's Fluon®fluoropolymer resins. When made with Fluon+ materials, products like wire and cable jackets, insulated coatings, fuel hoses and multilayer film exhibit enhanced performance properties.

AGC will feature Fluon+ ADHESIVE Series Compounds, Fluon ETFE C88AXMP-HT and Fluon LM-ETFE (Low Melt) materials at the IWCS Suppliers Exhibition.

 “Fluon+ materials provide improved performance and greater flexibility for wire and cable constructions," said Mike Lim, sales and marketing manager for wire and cable products, AGC Chemicals Americas. "We look forward to talking with industry professionals at the IWCS exhibition about the advantages of Fluon+ value-added fluoropolymer solutions for many application challenges," Mr. Lim said.

Fluon+ MPC melt processable compounds and masterbatches are extruded into wire and cable jackets and insulated coatings that are used in a wide range of applications in the automotive, aerospace, chemical processing, resource recovery, electronics and semiconductor markets. Fluon+MPC melt processable compounds are manufactured into eight different types: Color concentrates; foam concentrates; conductives/antistatic; reinforced compounds; lubricated products; cross-linkable products; flexible ETFE/fluoroelastomer; and adhesive grades. The Fluon+ brand of products also includes composites and filled PTFE compounds.

About IWCS 2018

The IWCS International Cable & Connectivity Symposium is the premier venue for new technologies in wire, cable and connectivity products, processes and applications. IWCS 2018, the International Cable & Connectivity Symposium, will be held from October 14-17, in Providence, Rhode Island. TheSupplier Exhibition, October 15-16, introduces the latest products and services from the important suppliers to the industry. For more information, visit http://www.iwcs.org/.

About AGC Chemicals Americas Inc.

AGC Chemicals Americas Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of AGC Inc., a $13 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 USA and AGA Chemicals. Headquartered in Exton, Pa., AGC Chemicals Americas maintains manufacturing operations in nearby Thorndale, Pa., and warehouses located throughout North America. www.agcchem.com

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