Fine Silica Products

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Fine Silica Products

  1. 1. AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. Your Global Source for Fine Silica Gels
  2. 2. Global Operations World’s #1 glass manufacturer Approximately 51,500 employees US $13 billion net sales 200 consolidated subsidiaries in 30 countries
  3. 3. 50% Glass 25% Electronics 25% Chemicals/Other Global Sales #1 global supplier of flat and auto glass Largest global glass supplier to: NISSAN HONDA TOYOTA World’s #1 supplier of ETFE Global Product Reach
  4. 4. Global Product Reach Chemicals Products and Other • Caustic soda – soaps • Sodium bicarbonate – household detergents • Sodium hypochlorite – fungicides, bleach • Urethanes – automobile seats • Fluorinated resin films – solar cells/architectural/agricultural • Fluorinated resins/elastomers – coatings/additives/auto/electronics • Fluorinated water/oil repellents – textile/non-woven/paper • Fluorinated intermediates – pharmaceuticals/agrochemicals • Fluorinated solvents – precision cleaning • Reinforced fluorinated compounds – auto/electronics/other apps • Silica gel – personal care products/ chromatography/catalysts support
  5. 5. Fine Silica Gels: Material to Products Silica sand Soda ash Sodium silicate cullet Sodium silicate solution M.S.GEL™ SUNLOVELY™SOLESPHERE™ Fine silica products
  6. 6. Diagram of Wet Gelation Method for Silica Gelation 3-4 nm 5 nm 6 nm 7.5 nm 10 nm 30 nm 15 nm 60 nm Ageing process Agglutination PrimaryParticleSizeControl Droplet of sodium silicate or sol Acids Sodium silicate
  7. 7. Usage of Fine Silica M.S.GEL™ SUNSPHERE™ SOLESPHERE™ Chromatographic Media <HPLC ・Preparative/Process Chromatography> Anti-blocking ・ Film-forming← UV Resin filler → Reinforcement・Coating agent 【Scale-like・Self layer assembly】【Spherical・Large oil absorption】 【High purity・Accuracy classified】 Chemicals/Drugs Supporting agent Moisturizing agent・Foundation ← Cosmetics → Antiperspirant agent・Sun screen Binder for Inorganic materials
  8. 8. Characteristics of MS Gel™ • Perfect micro-spherical shape • Average particle size = 1.6 ~ 200 µm • Specific surface area = 30 ~ 900 m2/g • Mean pore size = 4 ~ 200 nm 100nm 1000A Grade 100nm 200A Grade AGC offers many kinds of silica gel based packing. Choose the most suitable grade and product for your application.
  9. 9. M.S. GEL™ Applications Chromatography: • A kind of separation method. • The principal is applied in various fields. • Column bulk development is key technology in chromatography area. • We provide many types of M.S.GEL as column bulk materials. 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 Time (min) Absorbanceat254nm A BC D E F Medical & Pharmaceutical • Antibody purification • Insulin purification • CoQ10 separation • Hemo-diafiltration Industrial • Liquid crystal purification • Metal scavenger Food & Beverage • Residual pesticide analysis • Material analysis Environment research • Water quality • Soil • Atmosphere
  10. 10. SOLESPHERE™ • Smooth application and feeling from the spherical shape • No agglomeration and nice to touch by the rolling effect • A variety of products – Mean particle size: 3-20μm – Oil absorption: 30-400mL/100g • Amorphous type silica, so harmless to health NP-30 L-31 H-32
  11. 11. Characteristics of SOLESPHERE TM Absorption Sustained-release Aroma chemicals, Catalyst, Antibacterial agent etc. Used as a filler for resins or pigments, it is able to add functions (odor absorption, air cleaner, etc.) to filter and so on.
  12. 12. SOLESPHERE™ Applications Cosmetics/Personal Care products • Moisture, sweat absorption • Improves tactile properties • Non-shine/light-diffusing for soft-focus effect Reactant • Drug substance carrier • Sustained-release support Catalyst support • Improves catalyst activity and selectivity from uniform pore structure Anti-blocking: film applications • Adds to avoid film adherence
  13. 13. Applications for Coating Materials Coating layer Film base Anti-blocking function Ink suction support • Pounce effect by porous structure Coating layer Paper base
  14. 14. SOLESPHERE™ Product Classes H series (High surface area) Specific surface area: 700 – 800m2/g Normal type Mean particle size 3 – 20 μm Oil absorption 150 mL/100g High Oil absorption Mean particle size 3 - 12 μm Oil absorption 300 - 400 mL/100g L series (Limited surface area) Specific surface area: 300 m2/g Mean particle size 3 - 20 μm Oil absorption 150 mL/100g NP series (Non-porous) Specific surface area: 40 – 100 m2/g Mean particle size 4 - 20 μm Oil absorption 30 - 50 mL/100g ET series (Silicone-coated) Surface modified Mean particle size 5 - 12 μm Oil absorption 130 mL/100g
  15. 15. SUNLOVELY ™ • Scale-like primary particle with thickness under 0.1 µm • High resistance to water, acids and alkali • Transparency and adherence • Functional material supported to interphase of secondary and tertiary particle is easily dispersed • Unique self-assembly to form strong barrier layers Primary particle Secondary particle Tertiary particle Layer (cross section) ①Diameter: 3 – 5 μm ②thickness: ≦ 0.1μm Inter layer: 0.0x – 0.2 μm
  16. 16. SUNLOVELY™ Applications Separation filter • Improves heat resistance and chemical stability Thermal barrier • With balloon gel UV shielding • With titanium oxides Battery Company’s roof was coated by Sunlovely™ LFS • Improves coating hardness • Adds anti-fouling
  17. 17. SUNLOVELY™ Products Powder type (Tertiary Particles) SUNLOVELY™ Industrial use SUNLOVELY™ C Cosmetics SUNLOVELY™ TZ-824 Cosmetics (Titanium oxide・Zinc oxide compounds) Slurry type (Secondary particles) SUNLOVELY™ LFS Industrial use SUNLOVELY™ LFS-C Cosmetics
  18. 18. Silica Modifications • Surface modification technology • ODS, NH2 are added functionalities to silanol groups • Silicone treatment technology • Titanium oxide/Zinc oxide compounds, etc. Surface modification
  19. 19. Certifications & Environmental Commitment • ISO 9001: 2008 Management System Certificate • ISO 14001:2004 Management System Certificate • OSHAS 18001: 2007 Occupational Health & Safety Management Certificate
  20. 20. Contact Us AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. Exton, PA USA Rod Reber, Business Manager, Fine Silica Products TEL: (610) 420 7867 E-mail: roderick.reber@us.agc.com Or toll free 1-800-424-7833 Website: www.agcchem.com
  21. 21. AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. Intelligent resins Custom compounds Smart chemistry solutions 04/15-2

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