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Ethyl Alcohol

Made from ethylene, Mitsubishi Chemical's ethanol is a synthetic alcohol having 95% and 99% anhydrous grades. It is high purity with very low impurity content other than water, and is therefore suitable for medical and cosmetic applications. Other representative uses are as an industrial raw material for detergents, paints, solvents, etc.
CAS: No.64-17-5
EINECS: No.200-578-6
Japan, Chemical Substances Control Law: METI-No. 2-202
Japan, Poisonous and Deleterious Substances Control Law: N/A
Japan, Fire Services Law: Hazardous material Class 4 Alcohols.

PTMG

PTMG (Poly(tetramethylene ether)glycol / PTMG) is a linear polyether glycol with hydroxyl groups on both ends. As a polyol, it reacts readily with isocyanates (for example MDI, TDI), etc. to make resins with excellent properties.

  • Grades:
    PTMG650、PTMG850、PTMG1000、PTMG1300、PTMG1500、PTMG1800、PTMG2000、PTMG3000、PTMG250(under development)、PTMG4000(under development)
  • CAS No.:
    25290-06-1
  • Japan, Chemical Substances Control Law:
    METI-No. 7-129
  • Japan, Poisonous and Deleterious Substances Control Law:
    Not applicable.
  • Japan, Fire Services Law:
    Hazardous Material Class 4 Petroleums No.3 Hazardous Rank III (PTMG250(under development))
    Hazardous Material Class 4 Petroleums No.4 Hazardous Rank III (PTMG650,850)
    Combustible Materials, Flammable Solids (PTMG1000, 1300, 1500, 1800, 2000, 3000, 4000(under development))

Maleic Anhydride

Maleic anhydride is produced by oxidation of benzene or a C4 hydrocarbon such as butane in the presence of a vanadium oxide catalyst. Maleic anhydride can be converted to maleic acid by hydrolysis and to esters by alcoholysis.

  • CAS: No. 108-31-6 (T)
  • EINECS: No. 203-571-6
  • Japan, Chemical Substances Control Law: METI-No. 2-1101
  • Japan, Industrial Safety and Health Law: ID No. 554 (SDS required)
  • Japan, Poisonous and Deleterious Substances Control Law: Not applicable.
  • Japan, Fire Services Law: Not applicable.

THF

THF (Tetrahydrofuran) is a stable compound with relatively low boiling point and excellent solvency. It is widely-used for dissolution and reaction of various substances. Also it is used as a starting material for the synthesis of poly(tetramethylene ether) glycol (PTMG), etc. Since 1982, Mitsubishi Chemical's Yokkaichi plant has produced high-purity, high-quality THF from butadiene using our proprietary technology.

  • CAS: No. 109-99-9 (T)
  • EINECS: No. 203-726-8
  • Japan, Chemical Substances Control Law: METI-No. 5-53
  • Japan, Industrial Safety and Health Law: No. 5-53, ID No. 367 (SDS required)
  • Japan, Poisonous and Deleterious Substances Control Law: Not applicable.
  • Japan, Fire Services Law: Hazardous Material Class 4 Petroleums No.1 (water-soluble liquid). Hazardous Rank II
  • U.N. Class: 3
  • U.N. No.: UN2056

NMP

NMP (N-Methyl-2-Pyrrolidone) is a polar solvent with outstanding characteristics. It has a wide range of applications because it offers very high solvency, high boiling point, low freezing point, and ease of handling.

  • CAS: No. 872-50-4 (T)
  • EINECS: No. 212-828-1
  • Japan Chemical Substances Control Law: METI-No. 5-113
  • Japan, Industrial Safety and Health Law: No. 8-1-1014
  • Japan, Poisonous and Deleterious Substances Control Law: Not applicable.
  • Japan, Fire Services Law: Hazardous material Class 4 Petroleums No.3 (water-soluble liquid).

GBL

GBL has a wide range of practical applications because of its low freezing point, high boiling point, and a unique combination of solvent and electrical properties. It has applications as a solvent for special resins, in photography, in batteries, and as an electrolyte. Also a number of derivatives are synthesized from GBL.

  • CAS: No. 96-48-0 (T)
  • EINECS: No. 202-509-5
  • Japan Chemical Substances Control Law: METI-No. 5-3337
  • Japan, Industrial Safety and Health Law: No. 5-3337
  • Japan, Poisonous and Deleterious Substances Control Law: Not applicable.
  • Japan, Fire Services Law: Hazardous material Class 4 Petroleums No.3 (water-soluble liquid).Aprotic, polar solvent.

2P

2P (2-Pyrrolidone) is a widely-used solvent with outstanding characteristics. It is miscible with almost all other organic solvents and has a high boiling point.

  • CAS: No. 616-45-5 (T)
  • EINECS: No. 210-483-1
  • Japan, Chemical Substances Control Law: METI-No. 5-112
  • Japan, Industrial Safety and Health Law: No. 5-112
  • Japan, Poisonous and Deleterious Substances Control Law: Not applicable.
  • Japan, Fire Services Law: Hazardous material Class 4 Petroleums No.3 (water-soluble liquid).

12BG

12BG (1,2-butanediol) is a glycol with hydroxyl groups on the first and second carbon of the 4-carbon chain. It can react with a dicarboxylic acid (for example phthalic acid or adipic acid), for use as a polyester polyol or a plasticizer. Moreover, it is also possible to make it react with an unsaturated dicarboxylic acid (for example, maleic anhydride) for use as an unsaturated polyester resin raw material.

  • CAS: No. 584-03-2 (T)
  • EINECS: No. 209-527-2
  • Japan, Chemical Substances Control Law: METI-No. 2-235
  • Japan, Industrial Safety and Health Law: No. 2-235
  • Japan, Poisonous and Deleterious Substances Control Law: Not applicable.
  • Japan, Fire Services Law: Hazardous material Class 4 Petroleums No.3 (water-soluble liquid).

14BG

14BG (1,4-Butanediol) is a straight chain glycol with hydroxyl groups on both ends. It is used as a raw material for high performance polyester and polyurethane resins as well as for industrial chemicals like tetrahydrofuran and gamma-butyrolactone. Since 1982, Mitsubishi Chemical's Yokkaichi plant has produced high-purity, high-quality 14BG from butadiene using our proprietary technology.

  • CAS: No. 110-63-4 (T)
  • EINECS: No. 203-786-5
  • Japan, Chemical Substances Control Law: METI-No. 2-235
  • Japan, Industrial Safety and Health Law: No. 2-235
  • Japan, Poisonous and Deleterious Substances Control Law: Not applicable.
  • Japan, Fire Services Law: Hazardous material Class 4 Petroleums No.3 (water-soluble liquid).

PCD_BENEBiOL™

Polycarbonatediol(PCD) is a linear polycarbonate with hydroxyl groups at both ends. It easily reacts with isocyanate compounds (e.g. MDI, TDI, IPDI, H12MDI) and generates polymers with superior characteristics described below.
The proprietary manufacturing technology of Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (MCC) enables production of unique composition and higher molecular weight PCDs with stable product qualities. The resins made from MCC’s PCDs "BENEBiOL™" have unique properties that existing resins have not been able to establish. In addition, some of the PCDs’ raw materials are biomass-based.

  • Chemical resistance
  • Hydrolysis resistance
  • Weather resistance
  • Flexibility at low temperature
  • Abrasion resistance
  • High mechanical properties
  • High hardness
  • Biomass-based

Mitsubishi™ Coke

Mitsubishi™ Coke is a raw material used in blast furnaces. The coke is manufactured by blending many types of coal and carbonized (coking) at a high temperature of about 1200 ℃ in a coke oven. Coke is one of the essential raw materials for iron-making in blast furnaces, and is supplied to major steel mills in Japan and other countries.

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Needle Coke

Needle cokes are used as a primary material for graphite electrodes in electric furnace. Coal-based needle coke is produced from coal tar that appears during coke production. Compared to petroleum-based needle coke, coal-based needle coke has excellent physical properties, such as low co-efficient of thermal expansion and low electric resistance, along with less spalling and less breakage. CAS No.94113-91-4

DIAPOL™-WMB is a composite material (wet masterbatch) produced by acid coagulation of SBR latex, carbon black and water slurry in an ultradispersion process. It is widely applied as a raw material for industrial products; water seals and gaskets; and tires and belts.

DIABLACK™

DIABLACK™ has been used as rubber reinforcement material in a wide range of products such as tires and rubber products. CAS No.1333-86-4

MITSUBISHI™ Conductive Carbon Black

MITSUBISHI™ Conductive Carbon Black has been used as a conductive material in a wide range of products such as film, IC trays, heating sheet, magnetic tape, and conductive rubber. CAS No.1333-86-4

ESKA is a plastic optical fiber product that exploits the excellent light-transmission properties of acrylic resins. It possesses a number of important characteristics not found in glass optical fiber, including light weight, flexibility, and easy processability. We are marketing ESKA for a wide number of applications in the fields of automotive networks, lighting, sensors, FA (Factory Automation) and data transmission.

SHINKOLITE™ is the registered trade name of Mitsubishi Chemical's continuous cast acrylic sheet. Known as acrylic resin, this material has excellent weather resistance, stainability, and processability properties, and so is used in many applications such as signage, display, large water tanks, LCDs, and light guide plates. We will continue to leverage these properties and develop new products such as the flame-retardant and impact-resistant grades of SHINKOLITE. It is our goal to provide environmentally friendly products that make society safer and help people to have more comfortable and prosperous lives.

TREXPRENE™ TPV (Thermoplastic Vulcanizate) is a heat stabilized, vulcanized PP / EPDM product. Globally available for a wide range of applications and approved to a variety of Automotive Specifications.

TEFABLOC™ is versatile family of thermoplastic elastomers (TPE). Applies to most of the environments and plastic converting processes.
TEFABLOC™ incorporates several technologies including TPE-S, TPO and TPE-E. Among the large scale of possible properties, some of them are also boosted in process by reactor or dynamic cross-linking.The accurate combination of features leads to tightly satisfy application specifications even the most demanding ones.

Halogen Free Flame Retardant (HFFR) olefin based compound with low smoke solutions (LSZH)

VINIKA™ is vinyl based, soft and rigid formulations designed for a wide variety of applications. Fine-tuned properties such as hardness, heat and impact resistance, colour and much more.

Sunprene™ is high performance flexible PVC-P compounds for demanding environments with outstanding aesthetics.

Developed to respond to the increasing trends toward compactness and high speed of printers, this product has attracted considerable attention. We intend to develop into the field of color toners to expand the potential market further.

Process improvement of resin or rubber, and improvement of the surface of resin or rubber products.

TAIC™

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taic

Adding TAIC™ to the crosslinking process of polymers and rubbers greatly improves crosslinking efficiency, heat resistance, and mechanical properties.


CASNo.:
1025-15-6
TSCA   :
1025-15-6
EINECS:
213-834-7

TOMICIDE S (2-pyridinethiol 1-oxide sodium salt) is used as an industrial anti-corrosion / anti-mold agent for emulsion paint, soluble cutting oil, latex, paper products, etc.

METABLEN is the trade name of modifiers, which have been developed originally by Mitsubishi chemical, a world prominent manufacture of methyl methacrylate resins. Adding a small quantity of METABLEN to various resins improves and increases their impact strength and processability, and further improves the characteristics, the appearance and the productivity of their final products.

METABLEN A type is acrylic-modified PTFE. With small amount of addition, it greatly improves the melt tension that is required in such processing as vacuum molding, foam molding, blow molding and profiling by minimizing increases in melt viscosity without sacrificing the inherent properties of thermoplastics.

METABLEN P type is an acrylic processing aid that offers significant benefits to processors of PVC, ABS, polycarbonate and other thermoplastics. METABLEN P type greatly improves the melt elasticity of thermoplastics and promotes fusion of PVC with addition of low use levels. These products are designed to offer maximum dispersability in much kind of thermoplastics. METABLEN P type is possible to correspond wide range of molecular weight.

METABLEN L type is an acrylic external lubricant that offers exceptional benefits to PVC processors with addition of very low levels. The low use levels mean that there will be scarcely effect on clarity, heat stability, chemical resistance and physical properties. As METABLEN L type introduces low haze contribution and excellent metal release, it is ideal for calendering, blow molding and extrusion applications.


METABLEN C, E, W and S type are a family of core-shell type impact modifiers, each of which offers unique benefits to manufacturers of thermoplastics products. These impact modifiers do not only improve impact strength but also give other additional benefits depending on the selection of rubber.
METABLEN C and E type have butadiene-based rubber to give super high impact strength.
METABLEN W type has acrylic-based rubber to give excellent weatherability.
METABLEN S type has silicone-acrylic-based rubber to achieve both super high impact strength and excellent weatherability.

METABLEN F type acrylic gloss control agent.
This additive is designed to offer maximum dispersibility of thermoplastics. As cross linked particles exist on the surface of final products, the light is dispersed. This structure gives mat appearance to the final product.
METABLEN F type can be also used as a blocking inhibitor for film and sheet.

METABLEN H-602 is an acrylic heat distortion resistant modifier for PVC.

METABLEN H-880 is acrylic copolymer having high compatibility with polycarbonate (PC). METABLEN H-880 improves the surface hardness without deteriorating transparency.

METABLEN TP type is melt-flow improver that maintains good clarity and other properties of polycarbonate (PC).

DIAMIRON is a multilayer film combining polyamide, EVOH, polyolefin etc. by our proprietary technology. No chlorinated resin is used. Flat and tube types are available. A wide range of applications as deep drawing and vacuum packaging include food packaging, medical devices, and industrial materials.
DIAMIRON is produced under ISO9001 and FSSC22000-compliant quality control.

Applications

  • For food packaging
  • For medical device packaging
  • For transfusion bags
  • For industrial materials

Tubular plastic tube that shrinks when heated for easy coating. The product is widely used in such applications as insulation, color-coding, protection and falsification prevention.
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Possesses strong adhesively because of special adhesion method. It makes a metallic material suitable for deep drawing.

High heat-resistant engineering plastic film formed with polyetherimide resin.

We provide various materials for electronic equipment parts that have excellent flame resistance, UV printability, and mechanical properties.

KEIJU is a thin thickness silicone rubber film.Thin thickness films are available with high accuracy.

MOSMITE is a biomimetic material made with our unique technology that mimics the fine structure of moth eyes. This fine, nanostructure surface exhibits antireflective properties.

Zeolite membrene KonKer™

KonKer™, the zeolite membrane for food dehydration and concentration from Mitsubishi Chemical, can be used with a variety of liquid foods, making it possible to safely concentrate and dehydrate without the use of heat while preserving flavor and fragrance components.

ZEBREX

ZEBREX™ is a cutting-edge zeolite membrane dehydration process. With a proven track-record at over 70 plants in the world, the combination of dehydration devices with ZEBREX™ zeolite membranes for bioethanol manufacturing processes can contribute to energy-saving and increased production. It is also best suited for processes for collecting and dehydrating solvents such as NMP (N-Methyl -2-Pyrrolidone), isopropanol, and ethanol.

Corebrid B is an acrylic staple fiber with a conductive sheath-core structure and light-absorbing heat generating property.
Inserting a high concentration of conductive and light-absorbing heating particles into the core creates a higher level of performance in comparison with fibers inserted using traditional methods.

Corebrid™ is an acrylic fiber produced by the world's only wet-spun, sheath-core composite spinning technology, which was developed by Mitsubishi Chemical.

This sheath-core fiber structure consists of core and sheath which enables different material combination to offer various functions. We are the first company to use such technology to produce this wet-spun fiber type.

VonnelTM is our company’s acrylic fiber brand and the main ingredient is acrylonitrile (AN). It has a soft and warm texture similar to cashmere and wool. It is used in sweaters, cut and sewn products, underwear, and socks. It is also used in non-clothing applications such as eco-fur, blankets, carpets, and non-woven fabric.

We offer various forms of materials including UD prepreg in which carbon fibers are drawn uni-directionally and impregnated with resin and cross prepreg which is carbon-fiber-woven cloth impregnated with resin.
In particular, products using DIALEAD, that is ultra-high modulus pitch-based carbon fiber are widely used as materials essential for manufacturing of parts and components for various industrial machines represented by carbon rollers and robot hands. Other applications include sports, construction / civil engineering, and aerospace industries.
The HX1 Series is a prepreg impregnated with special epoxy resin developed on the assumption of use in a high temperature range. Using this prepreg, it is possible to expand the range of applications of CFRP products.

DIALEAD is a pitch-based carbon fiber supported by many proprietary technologies as a result of coal chemistry by Mitsubishi Chemical over many years. The product is widely applied to fields such as aerospace, industry, and sports.

Mitsubishi Chemical continues to develop an ever-expanding value chain from raw materials to final product through the use of PAN-based carbon fiber and pitch-based carbon fiber.

Carbon fibers are one quarter the weight of steel but have about 10 times the strength; thereby creating a light and tough material that is stronger than conventional metal materials. Carbon fibers have a variety of features that include being electrically conductive, strongly wear-resistant, and transparent to X-rays. They are mainly used in composite materials in combination with plastics.
Mitsubishi Chemical's carbon fibers have obtained the Japan Industrial Standard of quality management system for the aerospace and defense industry (JIS Q 9100), and we are continuing to raise our quality control levels further still.

CARBOLEADER is a carbon roller simultaneously realizing lightweight, high stiffness and a high critical number of revolutions. The product is used in a comprehensive range of fields including LCDs, film manufacturing, printing, and papermaking and substantially contributes to improve production quality, acceleration of production speed, and productivity improvement by reduced defect rates and cost reduction.

DIALEAD composite is a carbon fiber composite material compressed by resin. The formal name is carbon fiber reinforced plastics or CFRP.
Taking advantage of excellent properties not available from conventional metals and ceramics, the product is widely used in various applications.

Pyrofil pellets are a thermoplastic molding material that is made from blending our PAN-based carbon figure Pyrofil product with our pitch-based carbon fiber Dialead with various resins to achieve performance better than typical reinforced resins.

We carefully select the base resin and carbon fiber materials in accordance with specific applications to provide products of the highest quality unmatched in the industry.

HISIPLATE NEWTECH is made by continuous pressing process and its excellent quality enables to use it as industrial plate such as high technology area. We provide standard series of HISHIPLATE NEWTECH and the super series which have better impact strength.

The HISHIPLATE FM Series is a plastic plate listed in the FM4910 Clean Room Materials Flammability Test Protocol, and semiconductor / LCD production equipment and using the material can enjoy reduced insurance premiums for facilities, resulting in cost reductions.

Anti-static plates with excellent antistatic performance offer such materials as PVC, acrylic, and polycarbonate plates. A necessary selection can be made depending on applications and operating environments.

HISHIMETAL is a composites material that is produced by laminating PVC film on a base material such as galvanized steel sheets, stainless steel sheets and aluminum sheets. PVC film is a general purpose film and we have employed it as a laminating film for many years.
This material is used in many different industries because it has metal strength and workability in addition to the design qualities and functional properties of plastic film.

EXUM incorporates galvanized steel sheets, stainless steel sheets, and aluminum alloy sheets as a base material. EXUM is a polyester-based plastic film-laminated steel sheet manufactured by our multi-layer extrusion technology.

This material is primarily used in interior applications due to the combination of metal strength, workability, and design qualities.

HISHIMETAL PO incorporates galvanized steel sheets, stainless steel sheets, and aluminum alloy sheets as a base material.

HISHIMETAL PO is a composite material produced by laminating a polyolefin-based film onto the base material.

This material is used for interior and door etc.

HISHIMETAL HG incorporates galvanized steel sheets, stainless steel sheets, and aluminum sheets as a base material. HISHIMETAL HG is a composite material produced by laminating HG film onto the base material using our multi-layer extrusion technology.

This material is utilized primarily in door applications due to its many design options such as metallic designs and similar.

AIRLINER is a duct material with the strength of a steel sheet with the properties of a PVC film.
With functionality only possible in composite materials, this product is used to create more comfortable living environments.

HISHIMETAL EX is a highly functional material produced by laminating various high-performance films on a metal sheet using the HISHIMETAL manufacturing techniques. It has new functionalities including reflectivity, insulation and sliding properties.

HISHIMETAL EX-DR is a metal sheet laminated with a high reflective film.

This product is used as a reflective material for lighting and illuminated signs to help reduce the number of light sources needed.

A comprehensive range of partitions from Mitsubishi Chemical, Inc. HISHI WALL, designed to be demountable and relocatable, provides a wide variety of designs and reliable high quality for your interior projects. It can be efficiently installed to create a comfortable working environment at offices, hospitals, manufacturing plants, and many other places. With HISHI WALL, you will have unlimited opportunities to change the interior layout according to your future needs.

Made form high quality polypropylene (PP), our wide range of filtering materials for filter press machines include lightweight filter plates with excellent chemical resistance and high impact strength, plastic membranes with superb thermal and chemical resistance, and filter-press-plate unit combined with anticorrosive plastic membrane.

We capitalize on our extensive experience in aluminum smelting to provide consistent quality of all processes from aluminum alloy casting and forming to the manufacture and sale of resin mold dies.
Manufacturing is our strength, and we are dedicated to providing high quality products that satisfy customer needs. We are constantly engaged in technological development, such as the development of specialized casting technologies to reduce variance in microstructures in aluminum ingots at a very precise level.

X-ray Scintillator Screen

Scintillator is a material that convert radial ray such as X-ray into the visible light. By using with a light detector such as TFT, CCD, CMOS sensors, The image can be efficiently converted to a digital image. Mitsubishi Chemical has been engaged in research and development more than over a half century and has been succeeded in excellently developing scintillators for digital X-ray imaging by using superior phosphor manufacturing technology and coating technology cultivated in the process we are commercializing those products.

We develop separation and purification technologies to produce manufacturing process systems for pharmaceuticals, chemicals, and food.

We provide optimal water treatment systems that produce clean water necessary for life and per specific customer requirements.

We offer water treatment systems popular with both the public and private sectors, including wastewater treatment systems utilizing MBR(Membrane Bioreactor) and industrial water purification systems utilizing hollow fiber membrane filtration technology.

Ultraviolet curable resin is garnering widespread attention for its low-polluting, energy-saving properties and high productivity. Nippon Gohsei offers a wide lineup of such resin under the SHIKOH brand name, with a special emphasis on urethane acrylate oligomer. In addition to hard coating application, SHIKOH is suitable for use in a wide range of ink and adhesive applications. Nippon Gohsei's SHIKOH holds the key to the future of ultraviolet curable resin.
NOTE: SHIKOH is a registered trademark of The Nippon Synthetic Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. (NIPPON GOHSEI).

Soarlite is the trade name of ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer for injection molding application as engineering plastics.

Soaresin is used as a modifier of resin or as a stabilizer for extrusion.

Hi-Selon is a water-soluble film made from polyvinyl alcohol.It is available in a wide range of types, from those that are soluble in cold water to those that are soluble in hot water, to respond to diverse needs.With its excellent heat-sealing property and printability, Hi-Selon is ideal for use as a packaging material, but it also provides many other advantages, including high solvent resistance and gas barrier performance, which benefit diverse applications and are widely used as materials for packaging agricultural chemicals and pharmaceuticals, hygiene purposes, printing on curved surfaces, and as base materials for wigs and embroidery.

Reny is our brand name of high performance polyamide compound reinforced with glass fiber, carbon fiber or mineral fillers, based on proprietary polyamides (mainly polyamide MXD6) developed by Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc. Reny generally has he highest mechanical strength and modulus  in engineering plastics, most suitable for replacement of metal parts.

Iupital is a high-grade polyacetal (POM) resin using proprietary “copolymer” manufacturing technology of Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc. The integrated production system, which takes the raw material methanol through POM resin polymerization to the end product (pellet), enables us to consistently manufacture and supply high-quality products. To meet a wide range of customer requirements, Iupital is produced in a variety of grades. These include high-performance grades, which make Iupital ideal for applications in such fields as electronics, office automation (OA) equipment, automobiles and precision machinery.

Iupiace is our modified polyphenylene ether (m-PPE) resin products, made from polyphenylene ether (PPE), developed by proprietary technology of Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc., and polystyrene (PS) as major components. Iupiace provides well-balanced properties (mechanical, electrical, thermal, flame retardancy, dimension stability, etc.) together with the lowest density among common engineering plastics, also possessing UL Standard certification, enabling such wide applications as inner parts of electronic/office automation (OA) equipment, automobile outer parts and water pump parts.

LEMALLOY is a brand name of our modified polyphenylene ether resin (m-PPE resin) polymer-alloy type products (island-sea structure), consisting of polyphenylene ether (PPE) as the island and crystalline resins such like polyamides (PA) and polypropylene (PP) as the sea. LEMALLOY therefore provides well-balanced properties of crystalline resin (chemical resistance and moldability) and PPE resin (dimension stability and high-temperature rigidity), enabling use under various environments.

NOVADURAN is a name of a polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) resin made and sold by Mitsubishi Engineering Plastics.
NOVADURAN offers excellent mechanical properties, rigidity, heat aging resistance and chemical resistance. NOVADURAN also provides superb moldability, abrasion resistance, colorability and electric properties.

Synthetic paper, from its early development and historical evolution, has typically been manufactured using synthetic resin derived from petroleum as its primary material. Naturally, this has given it characteristics similar to those of plastic film, but its appearance is remarkably similar to that of regular paper made from wood pulp. In addition, many synthetic papers have properties similar to those of regular paper.

YUPO® is a synthetic paper made mostly from polypropylene film to which inorganic fillers and small amounts of additives are added. In principle, the film is formed while creating microvoids by stretching it biaxially. The most distinguishing feature is its multilayer construction, which consists of a base layer and paper-like layers laminated on either side, whose thickness can be adjusted to provide products ranging from thin to thick. This manufacturing process is shown in the flow sheet in Figure 1. The specific YUPO® manufacturing process is a proprietary technology unique to our company, and numerous patents have been established for it in Japan, Europe and the USA, as well as for the composition.