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Transparent Amorphous Fluoropolymer Coatings Protect Sensitive Electronics and Optics Components and Transmit Light

Components inside devices can corrode when exposed to contaminants and moisture. This corrosion can reduce electronic performance and cause electrical shorts and device failure. Manufacturers use specialized coatings to protect these sensitive components. Factors to consider when selecting coating materials for electronics are the service environment, the component’s life span and the cost of the…

AMOLEA™ Fluorosolvents: Advantages and Applications of Next-Generation Precision Cleaning

Precision cleaning is frequently defined as the removal of particles less than a micron. This cleaning is required prior to assembly to ensure the safety and integrity of technically sophisticated parts and components. These include parts used in the automotive, aerospace, medical and electronics industries that could impact product performance if not properly decontaminated. In…

Specialty Silica Gels Improve Aesthetics of Mineral-Based Sunscreens

Water-in-oil (W/O) sunscreens have always been an industry challenge because achieving the required SPF with minerals created a greasy, unappealing product. AGC and its partner ACT Solutions have succeeded in creating effective mineral formulations without these aesthetic problems. Adding SOLESPHERE™ porous and nonporous silica gels to formulations makes it possible to produce sunscreens and makeup with…

Solesephere gel

Research Shows Microsphere Silica Gels Improve Cosmetic and Skincare Product Formulations

Cosmetic and skincare formulations use a precise balance of ingredients to achieve the desired structure and performance of the final product. Formulators must understand the chemistry of each ingredient and how they will work together to develop products that deliver the desired performance properties like absorption, smooth application and stability, to name a few. Additionally,…

AGC Chemicals