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2014-03-17 23:02:17

AGC Chemicals' long-lasting, ETFE fluoropolymer films allow the full spectrum of solar light to pass into the growing area. Exton, Pa. (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 With the cost of fuel, fertilizer and other materials continually on the rise, growers of flowers, plants and produce must always be looking for ways to increase yields and remain viable in the market. Those who use greenhouses can now gain a competitive advantage by specifying F-Clean® films (membranes) from AGC Chemicals...

2014-02-27 23:01:45

Three-layer system offers superior performance. Exton, PA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 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 in fuel hose systems,...

2010-12-16 14:34:32

Films instead of walls. This is an idea that fascinates architects all over the world. The Eden Project in Southern England, the National Aquatics Center built for swimming events at the Olympics in Beijing and the Allianz Arena in Munich are only three examples of what you can make from plastic sheets. Ethylene tetraflourethylene (ETFE), a transparent membrane, is especially popular because it enables buildings that shine in all colors as in Munich and Peking. But, we are not just talking...

2008-09-29 18:00:33

Osaka, Sept. 29 (Jiji Press)--Daikin Industries Ltd. said Monday it will boost its fluorine resin output capacity in the United States amid growing global demand. The company will spend 7 billion yen to expand a fully owned U.S. unit's Alabama plant, which produces a copolymer of ethylene and tetrafluoroethylene, or ETFE, used for automotive fuel tubes and cable coating for aircraft. The plant expansion is slated to be completed for operational launch in late April 2010. Combined with...

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