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Fibers

Lamous™ microfiber suede

Lamous is a luxurious and ecological microfiber suede, made from chemically recycled polyester microfiber and water-based polyurethane. It has been certified for Oeko-Tex® Standard 100, the international standard for human and environmental safety. Produced by Asahi Kasei's original process using water jets, this luxurous artificial suede is available in a diverse product range with unique functionality.

Applications
Automotive upholstery, furniture, home interiors, industrial applications, clothing and accessories

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Lamous Sales Dept.+81-(0)3-6699-3807

LEONA™ nylon 66 filament

Boasting high tenacity, good heat resistance and lightweight properties, the nylon 66 has found widespread application in the field of industrial materials chiefly for the automotive industry. Today, the Leona filament is highly regarded for its superior quality based on an ideal process of continuous polymerization and direct spinning and enjoys mounting demand as a yarn for automotive air bags, which are experiencing rapid growth worldwide, and as a reinforcing material for aircraft and other tires.

Applications
Automotive airbags, tire reinforcement, etc.

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Leona Filament Division

Performance Polymers

Leona™ PA66 (polyamide 66)

Engineering plastics superior in heat resistance, strength and rigidity, and other key properties, widely used in the production of electrical and electronic, business equipment, and architectural parts and components.

Applications
Automotive parts, cable ties, furniture, connectors, etc.

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Leona Plastics Sales & Marketing Dept.+81-(0)3-6699-3387FAX:+81-(0)3-6699-3472

Tenac™ and Tenac™-C POM (polyacetal)

Engineering plastics with a superior, high-level balance of mechanical and slide characteristics, widely used in the production of electrical and electronic, automotive, and industrial parts and components.

Applications
Automotive parts, sliding doors, gears, etc.

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Tenac Sales & Marketing Dept.+81-(0)3-6699-3388FAX:+81-(0)3-6699-3472

Xyron™ mPPE (modified polyphenylene ether)

Resins that provide superior heat resistance, flame retardance, dimensional stability, and mechanical properties. Outstanding performance in alloys with polystyrene and with other polymers, for product fields ranging from home appliances to business and IT equipment and automotive applications.

Applications
Office equipment, photovoltaics, connectors, etc.

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Xyron Sales & Marketing Dept.+81-(0)3-6699-3386FAX:+81-(0)3-6699-3473

Thermylene™ polypropylene compounds

Thermylene™ polypropylene compounds are developed and produced by Asahi Kasei Plastics North America, Inc.

Applications
Automotive parts, furniture, pump parts, etc.

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Asahi Kasei Plastics North America, Inc.+1-517-223-2000FAX:+1-517-223-2002

Monomers & related

Adipic acid, hexamethylene diamine, AH salt, and propionitrile

Asia’s only adipic acid producer with two production bases – one in the Asahi Kasei production complex at Nobeoka City in southern Japan, and the other in South Korea through production consignment – ensuring a sure, stable supply that meets the widespread and growing demand for adipic acid.

Contact
Styrene & Nylon Intermediates Marketing & Sales Dept.+81-(0)3-6699-3276E-mail:ada@om.asahi-kasei.co.jp

Cyclohexanol, cyclohexane, and cyclohexene

All produced at the Mizushima Petrochemical Complex in Okayama, Japan, and marketed for use as key nylon production materials and solvents.

Applications
Solvents, production of nylon intermediates
Contact
Styrene & Nylon Intermediates Marketing & Sales Dept.+81-(0)3-6699-3276

Cleaners

Asaclean™ purging compound

A completely different concept in extruder and molding machine purging and cleaning. High speed and efficiency, reduced time and materials consumption, and high cleaning power – resulting in reduced operating costs, higher product quality, and smoother operation in every phase from resin changeover to impurities reduction.

Contact
(1) Asaclean Business Dept. (2) Sun Plastech Inc.(1) +81-(0)3-6699-3274 (2) +1-973-257-1999FAX:(1) +81-(0)3-6699-3458 (2) +1-973-257-1011

Chemical intermediates

Duranate™ HDI-based polyisocyanates

A broad array of high-performance HDI-based polyisocyanates, produced by Asahi Kasei's advanced process and product technology, for non-yellowing polyurethane curing in fields ranging from coatings, inks, and adhesives to cast molding.

Applications
Polyurethane coating materials, etc.

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Duranate Marketing & Sales Dept.+81-(0)3-6699-3331FAX:+81-(0)3-6699-3462

Duranol™ polycarbonatediol

A new polycarbonatediol, for the production of polyurethanes with outstanding resistance to heat, chemicals, and hydrolysis, and superior weatherability. Produced in an array of grades by Asahi Kasei process technology – for polyurethanes with optimal properties for specific fields of application, ranging from synthetic leathers and synthetic leather binders to adhesives, coatings, TPUs, and spandexes.

Applications
Synthetic leather and other polyurethane materials

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Contact
PCD Business Unit+81-(0)3-6699-3336FAX:+81-(0)3-6699-3462

Aluminum paste

Advanced metallic pigments that enable unprecedented surface brightness and block design effects, based on world-leading advances in particle processing by Asahi Kasei, for fields of application ranging from automobiles to cell phones and printing inks.

Applications
Metallic pigment

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Aluminium Paste Business Unit+81-(0)3-6699-3332FAX:+81-(0)3-6699-3462

Polydurex™ Si-modified acrylic latex

Silicone-modified acrylic latexes for water-based exterior wall paints and coatings in Hebel Haus™ and other concrete homes and structures, with a projected service life of fifteen years or more. Long-lasting quality and performance that bring strong and growing market demand from home owners and builders.

Applications
Exterior paints and coatings

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Latex Business Unit+81-(0)3-6699-3338FAX:+81-(0)3-6699-3462

SB (styrene-butadiene) latex

A leading emulsion latex adhesive, produced from styrene and butadiene, with high elasticity and adhesive strength. Widely used in paper coating, carpet backing, laminating, and many other applications.

Contact
Latex Business Unit+81-(0)3-6699-3330FAX:+81-(0)3-6699-3462