Patents Assigned to AGC Inc.
  • Patent number: 10807776
    Abstract: To provide a resin film which comprises an ethylene/tetrafluoroethylene copolymer and which is to be used as, for example, a rubber plug lamination film to prevent breakage at the time of producing a laminated rubber plug. The resin film comprises an ethylene/tetrafluoroethylene copolymer and is characterized in that the product of the value of the endothermic peak height ?H (mW/mg) obtained by its DSC-analysis and the haze (%) measured at a thickness of 100 ?m, is from 0.1 to 0.2 (mW/mg·%).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Daisuke Taguchi, Wataru Kasai, Yoshiaki Higuchi
  • Patent number: 10809428
    Abstract: An optical filter includes an absorption layer which increases a visible light transmittance while having a good near-infrared blocking characteristic, and which is excellent in not only adhesiveness with respect to a layer to be abutted, but also light resistance. The optical filter includes: an absorption layer containing a near-infrared absorbing dye containing a squarylium-based dye and a transparent resin; and an inorganic or organic material in contact with the absorption layer. The squarylium-based dye has a squarylium skeleton and condensed ring structures bonded thereto respectively on both sides thereof, the condensed ring structures each including a benzene ring and a nitrogen atom as an annular atom, each benzene ring having an urethane structure in the second position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Kazuhiko Shiono, Keigo Matsuura, Sayuri Higashitamori, Hiroki Hotaka
  • Patent number: 10807926
    Abstract: There are provided a solvent composition which is excellent in solubility of various organic substances and excellent in detergency and a drying property, and has no adverse effect on a global environment and is excellent in stability; a cleaning method using the solvent composition; a method of forming a coating film; a heat transfer fluid including the solvent composition; and a heat cycle system using the heat transfer fluid. A solvent composition including 1-chloro-2,3,3-trifluoro-1-propene and 1-chloro-3,3-difluoro-1-propyne, a cleaning method of bringing the solvent composition and an article into contact with each other, a method of dissolving a nonvolatile organic compound in the solvent composition to produce a coating film-forming composition and evaporating the solvent composition after applying the coating film-forming composition on an article to be coated, to form a coating film, a heat transfer fluid including the solvent composition, and a heat cycle system using the heat transfer fluid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Masahiko Nakamura, Hiroaki Mitsuoka, Mari Ichinokawa, Atsushi Fujimori, Hidekazu Okamoto
  • Patent number: 10809424
    Abstract: A glass sheet composite includes a first glass sheet; a second glass sheet; and a liquid layer sandwiched between the first glass sheet and the second glass sheet. The glass sheet composite has a loss coefficient greater than or equal to 1×10?2 at 25° C., and an acoustic velocity of longitudinal wave greater than or equal to 5.0×103 m/s in a sheet thickness direction at 25° C. The liquid layer has a viscous coefficient of 1×10?4-1×103 Pa·s at 25° C., and a surface tension of 15-80 mN/m at 25° C. The liquid layer contains particles whose mean particle diameter is 0.3-1 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Yohei Kawai, Jun Akiyama
  • Publication number: 20200328489
    Abstract: A filter includes a waveguide formed in a dielectric surrounded by a conductor wall. The conductor wall includes at least one control wall protruding toward an inner side of the waveguide. The at least one control wall includes an end portion in a protruding direction of the at least one control wall and a central portion in the protruding direction. The end portion includes a wall portion of which wall thickness is different from the central portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2020
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicant: AGC Inc.
    Inventor: Nobutaka KIDERA
  • Publication number: 20200325063
    Abstract: To provide optical glass having high refractive index and low density and having favorable production properties. An optical glass having refractive index (nd) of from 1.71 to 2.00, density of at most 5.0 g/cm3, a temperature at which the viscosity of the glass is log ?=2 of from 750 to 1,200° C. and devitrification temperature of at most 1,300° C., and containing from 0% to 21.5% of TiO2 as represented by mol % based on oxides. The optical glass has high refractive index and low density, has favorable production properties, and is suitable as an optical member for wearable devices, for vehicles, for robots, etc.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 7, 2020
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicant: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Shinichi AMMA, Tatsuo NAGASHIMA
  • Publication number: 20200325066
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a glass for chemical strengthening including, in mole percentage on an oxide basis: 45 to 75% of SiO2; 1 to 30% of Al2O3; 1 to 20% of Li2O; 0 to 5% of Y2O3; 0 to 5% of ZrO2; and 0 to 1% of TiO2, having a total content of one or more kinds of MgO, CaO, SrO, BaO and ZnO of 1 to 20%, having a total content of Na2O and K2O of 0 to 10%, having a total content of B2O3 and P2O5 of 0 to 10%, and having a value M expressed by the following expression of 1,000 or more: M=?5×[SiO2]+121×[Al2O3]+50×[Li2O]?35×[Na2O]+32×[K2O]+85×[MgO]+54×[CaO]?41×[Sr O]?4×[P2O5]+218×[Y2O3]+436×[ZrO2]?1180, in which each of [SiO2], [Al2O3], [Li2O], [Na2O], [K2O], [MgO], [CaO], [SrO], [P2O5], [Y2O3], and [ZrO2] designates a content of each component in mole percentage on an oxide basis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2020
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicant: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Suguru MURAYAMA, Kazuki KANEHARA, Eriko MAEDA
  • Publication number: 20200325067
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing neutral color antireflective glass substrates by ion implantation, the method including ionizing a N2 source gas so as to form a mixture of single charge and multicharge ions of N, forming a beam of single charge and multicharge ions of N by accelerating with an acceleration voltage A between 20 kV and 25 kV and setting the ion dosage at a value between 6×1016 ions/cm2 and ?5.00×1015×A/kV+2.00×1017 ions/cm2. A neutral color antireflective glass substrates including an area treated by ion implantation with a mixture of simple charge and multicharge ions according to the method.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2017
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicants: AGC GLASS EUROPE, AGC GLASS COMPANY NORTH AMERICA, AGC Inc., QUERTECH INGENIERIE
    Inventors: Benjamine NAVET, Pierre BOULANGER, Denis BUSARDO
  • Publication number: 20200325346
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method of producing a powder coating material containing a fluororesin and a non-fluororesin. The method of producing a powder coating material includes kneading a raw material containing the fluororesin and the non-fluororesin with a kneading extruder equipped with a screw having a kneading zone, wherein a ratio of a length LK of the kneading zone to an effective length LS of the screw (LK/LS×100) is 21.0 to 50.0%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2020
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicant: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Lei LUO, Zhehong Wang, Ken Iruya
  • Publication number: 20200324522
    Abstract: A transparent substrate with a laminated film, which comprises a transparent substrate and a laminated film formed on at least one surface of the transparent substrate, wherein the laminated film has a first dielectric layer, a crystallinity-improving layer, a functional layer and a second dielectric layer in this order from the transparent substrate side, the crystallinity-improving layer contains ZrNx (wherein x is higher than 1.2 and at most 2.0), the functional layer contains at least one metal nitride selected from the group consisting of titanium nitride, chromium nitride, niobium nitride, molybdenum nitride and hafnium nitride, and the concentration of oxygen atoms at a boundary between the crystallinity-improving layer and the functional layer, is at most 20 atom %.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2020
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicants: AGC Inc., AGC GLASS EUROPE, AGC FLAT GLASS NORTH AMERICA, INC., AGC VIDROS DO BRASIL LTDA.
    Inventors: Akiyo MATSUMOTO, Masanobu ISSHIKI, Masafumi AKITA
  • Patent number: 10802318
    Abstract: There is provided a transparent substrate with an antifouling film that, when used as a cover member with an antifouling film of an electrostatic in-cell touch panel-type liquid crystal device, can reduce the whitening of a liquid crystal screen while fully maintaining an antifouling property and touch sensitivity. The transparent substrate with an antifouling film includes: a transparent substrate; and an antifouling film provided as an outermost layer on one main surface of the transparent substrate, wherein a surface shape of the antifouling film is a rugged shape whose arithmetic mean roughness Ra is 0.01 ?m or more, and surface resistivity measured on the surface of the antifouling film is 1.0×109 to 1.0×1013?/.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Yosuke Takeda, Toru Ikeda, Takamichi Shimosaka, Takaaki Murakami
  • Patent number: 10800142
    Abstract: Laminated glass for automobile windshield includes: a first and a second glass plate facing each other, and an intermediate film disposed between the glass plates and including a plurality of core layers and a plurality of skin layers alternately laminated. The plurality of core layers have a glass transition point of lower than 15° C. The plurality of skin layers have a glass transition point of 15° C. or higher. The plurality of core layers include two or more core layers. The laminated glass has a maximum degree of unevenness of 3 ?m or less in a test area A.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: AGC Inc.
    Inventor: Atsushi Nakamura
  • Publication number: 20200317563
    Abstract: To provide a colored optical layer capable of forming a solar cell module excellent in the design, and the power generation efficiency and the weather resistance, a method for producing an optical layer, an optical layer-provided solar cell module, an outer wall material for building, and a building. An optical layer having a functional layer containing an inorganic pigment and a matrix in which the inorganic pigment is dispersed, to be disposed on the side of plane of incidence of sunlight from solar cells, wherein at least a part of the inorganic pigment is an inorganic pigment having a maximum near infrared reflectance in a near infrared region at a wavelength of from 780 to 1,500 nm of at least 50%, an average particle size of from 5.0 to 280.0 nm and a specific surface area of from 5.0 to 1,000 m2/g.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2020
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Applicants: AGC Inc., AGC CLASS EUROPE
    Inventors: Tomohiro SAKAI, Yasuo SUGAWARA, Yu ONOZAKI, Noriyoshi KAYABA, Yuichi KUWAHARA
  • Publication number: 20200317565
    Abstract: The present invention relates to solar-control glazings intended to be fitted in buildings, but also in motor vehicles. They comprise a glass substrate carrying a transparent multilayer stack comprising an alternation of n silver-based functional layers that reflect infrared radiation and of n+1 dielectric coatings, with n?1, such that each functional layer is surrounded by dielectric coating. At least one of the dielectric coatings comprises a substantially metallic solar radiation absorbing layer based on Pd, enclosed between and in contact with two dielectric oxide layers of at least one element selected from Zn, Sn, Al, In, Nb, Ti and Zr.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2017
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Applicants: AGC GLASS EUROPE, AGC Inc., AGC GLASS COMPANY NORTH AMERICA, AGC VIDROS DO BRASIL LTDA
    Inventor: Valerie FARINA
  • Publication number: 20200321491
    Abstract: Provided is an ultraviolet light emitting device having high quality and high reliability that prevents deterioration in electrical characteristics caused by a photochemical reaction of a non-bonding amorphous fluororesin, decomposition or the like of the amorphous fluororesin, and peeling off of the amorphous fluororesin. A nitride semiconductor ultraviolet light emitting device 1 includes a base 30, a nitride semiconductor ultraviolet light emitting element flip-chip mounted on the base 30, and an amorphous fluororesin 40 that is in direct contact with the nitride semiconductor ultraviolet light emitting element for covering. The nitride semiconductor ultraviolet light emitting element includes a sapphire substrate 11, a plurality of AlGaN-based semiconductor layers 12 laminated on the main surface of the sapphire substrate 11, an n-electrode 13, and a p-electrode 14.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2017
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Applicants: Soko Kagaku Co., Ltd., AGC INC.
    Inventors: Akira HIRANO, Kiho YAMADA, Ko AOSAKI
  • Publication number: 20200317592
    Abstract: Provided are: a method of removing 2-chloro-1,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene (1224xe), the method including bringing a mixture containing 1224xe and 1224yd into contact with an alkali optionally in the presence of a phase transfer catalyst; and a method of producing 1-chloro-2,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene (1224yd), the method including bringing a mixture containing 1224xe and 1224yd into contact with an alkali optionally in the presence of a phase transfer catalyst.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2020
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Applicant: AGC INC.
    Inventors: Toshiyuki TANAKA, Yasuhiro SUZUKI, Jumpei NOMURA
  • Publication number: 20200317948
    Abstract: To provide a dispersion excellent in miscibility with varnish, coating properties, dispersibility and dispersion stability; and methods for producing a metal laminate and a printed board. A dispersion comprises an organic solvent and a powder so that the powder is dispersed in the organic solvent, wherein the powder is a powder containing a tetrafluoroethylene type polymer having a melt viscosity at 380° C. of from 1×102 to 1×106 Pa·s; the viscosity is from 50 to 10,000 mPa·s; and the thixotropy ratio calculated by dividing the viscosity measured under the condition of rotational speed of 30 rpm by the viscosity measured under the condition of rotational speed of 60 rpm, is from 1.0 to 2.2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2020
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Applicant: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Tatsuya Terada, Tomoya Hosoda, Atsumi Yamabe
  • Publication number: 20200317834
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a fluorine-containing diene compound represented by the following formula I, and to a polymer thereof. In the formula, each of R1 to R7 is independently a hydrogen atom, a chlorine atom, a fluorine atom, or an alkyl group having a carbon number of 1 to 5 which may be substituted by a fluorine atom, k is 0 or 1, and at least one of R1 to R7 is a hydrogen atom.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2020
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Applicant: AGC Inc.
    Inventor: Atsushi WATAKABE
  • Publication number: 20200316926
    Abstract: To provide a decorative film, whereby formation of wrinkles is suppressed when bonded to a three dimensional molded product in a stretched state, a method for producing a decorative film, a method for producing a decorative film-attached three dimensional molded product, and a fluorinated polymer composition. The decorative film of the present invention is a decorative film having at least a base film layer and a fluorinated layer containing a crosslinked fluorinated polymer, wherein the crosslinked fluorinated polymer is a crosslinked product of a crosslinkable polymer comprising units based on a fluoroolefin and units having a crosslinkable group, and the average molecular weight between crosslinking groups of the crosslinked fluorinated polymer is from 500 to 50,000.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2020
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Applicant: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Shuhei OCHI, Tomoaki GOMI, Shun SAITO
  • Publication number: 20200317835
    Abstract: To provide a decorative film whereby formation of wrinkles is suppressed when attached to a three dimensional molded product in a stretched state, and a method for producing a decorative film-attached three dimensional molded product. The decorative film of the present invention is a decorative film having at least a base film and a top layer containing a fluorinated polymer, the top layer being disposed on one surface, wherein the surface reflection intensity Wa at a wavelength of from 0.1 to 0.3 mm and the surface reflection intensity Wb at a wavelength of from 0.3 to 1.0 mm, of the top layer as measured by using a wave scan apparatus in such a state that the decorative film is stretched by 1.5 times, are both at most 30.0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2020
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Applicant: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Shuhei OCHI, Tomoaki GOMI, Shun SAITO