Chemicals

Businesses ranging from basic chemicals to functional materials and consumables are based on Asahi Kasei’s core chemical technology. While further expanding our global-leading businesses, we provide high value-added products that meet emerging needs.

Operating company Asahi Kasei
Performance Polymers
Xyron™ mPPE (modified polyphenylene ether)

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.

Tenac™ (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.

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.

Thermylene™ polypropylene compounds

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

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Additives
Ceolus™

Ceolus™

Microcrystaline Cellulose is purified, partially depolymerized cellulose. Used around the world, Ceolus™ offer superior performance and quality based on advanced particle design, production, and processing technologies at Asahi Kasei.

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Membranes & systems
Microza™ UF and MF industrial membranes and systems

Microza™ UF and MF industrial membranes and systems

Advanced ultrafiltration and microfiltration hollow-fiber membranes and systems developed and produced by Asahi Kasei, at the forefront of filtration process and materials technology. Microza™ UF and MF – serving industry and the environment, around the globe, through water treatment, separation, purification, and refining, in automotive, electronics, pharmaceuticals, and other fields of production and processing.

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Consumables Kitchen & Household products
Premium Wrap/Cooking Sheet/Frying Pan Foil

Premium Wrap | Cooking Sheet | Frying Pan Foil

Consumables range from familiar household products such as Premium Wrap, Cooking Sheet and Frying Pan Foil to industrial products such as packaging films and cleaning agents that help make life more comfortable and refined.

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Packaging products
PVDC latex

PVDC latex

A high-performance aqueous PVDC (polyvinylidene chloride) emulsion that, on drying, forms a thin film characterized by high barrier to oxygen and other gases and to water vapor, together with outstanding heat- and radiofrequency-seal properties, flame retardance, and oil and chemical resistance.


Purging compound
Asaclean™ purging compound

Asaclean™

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.

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