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AGC to Feature ETFE Film for Innovative Architectural Structures at AIA 2018

If you’re serious about the field of architecture, you’re heading to the AIA Conference on Architecture 2018. This show (A’18 for short) provides full immersion into the latest trends, technologies and designs in the industry. We’re excited to meet the thought leaders who are presenting and attending. And we look forward to discussing our ongoing […]

Developments in Architectural Coatings: New FEVE Resin/Polyester Blends Produce Superior Metallic Finishes

More than 10% of today’s powder coatings use metallic pigments, and color and aesthetic trends show a growing demand. However, it is still very challenging to formulate metallic powder coatings that have the durability and weatherability characteristics required for buildings and structures. That’s because traditional fluoropolymer-based coatings like PTFE and FEP require melt points for […]

Specialty Fluoroelastomers Protect Equipment Components in Oil and Gas Recovery

To extract as much product out of an oil or gas reservoir as possible, exploration and production companies use enhanced oil recovery (EOR) techniques to operate in high-pressure, high-temperature (HPHT) downhole conditions. These production methods typically utilize gas, steam or chemical injection to extend the productive life of a reservoir. Although EOR techniques are extremely […]

5 Key Products That Are Enhanced With PTFE Micropowders

Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) micropowders are used as additives in thousands of products. They can add lubricity or improve friction and wear characteristics of base materials. Because PTFE micropowders are milled very fine, they can be compounded in rubber, plastics, or dispersed in liquids. Here are 5 ideal applications: Printing Inks PTFE lubricant powders are superior to […]

AGC Opens New Lab to Service Chlor-Alkali Producers

AGC Chemicals Americas recently opened a 600+ square foot lab in Exton, Pennsylvania. The lab will provide brine/membrane testing services for our chlor-alkali producer customers. Our goal is to provide analysis and results data that aids our customers’ continuous improvement efforts. The lab is equipped with personnel and instruments to analyze brine and raw salt and […]

AGC Chemicals Celebrates 100th Anniversary

We’re excited to celebrate the 100th anniversary of AGC Chemicals, a wholly owned subsidiary of Asahi Glass Company. Asahi Glass Company started its chemical business in 1917 with the production of soda ash. Since then, the company has grown substantially, expanding its expertise into chlor-alkali and urethane, gas and solvents, fluoroproducts and life sciences. 100 years […]

Europe’s Largest Infrastructure Project Relies on Fluon® ETFE Film

The Canary Wharf regional tube station is a part of a major construction development ongoing in Europe. Located in London’s Docklands under Crossrail Place, this tube station will be an architectural marvel that links the City of London business district, the West End and Heathrow. Canary Wharf Station, designed by Lord Norman Foster, is a […]