Environmentally Friendly Products
We contribute to a sustainable society by providing products that help conserve the global environment.
Saving energy and labor
E Glass Fiber (Chopped strands)
Used in plastic automobile parts, this material helps make cars lighter.
G-Leaf™, ultra-thin glass
Just micrometers thin, it helps make devices lighter. It also expands the possibilities of labor saving in manufacturing through its use in a roll-to-roll process.
Lamion™, ultra-thin glass laminated on resin
This material combines the superb properties of glass and resin. It is used on train station platform doors thanks to its strength and light weight.
Lumiphous™, phosphor-glass composite
This wavelength-converting material helps expand the range of applications for energy-saving LED lighting.
E Glass Fiber (Roving)
This material is used as reinforcement for the plastic blades of wind turbines. It also holds promise as reinforcement in the hydrogen gas tanks of fuel-cell vehicles.
All-solid-state sodium-ion rechargeable battery (under development)
This product uses a cathode material made from a sodium-based glass-ceramic. The material is highly safe and can be reliably procured. The all-solid-state battery generates sufficient power to drive the motor even when the battery is sandwiched between blocks of ice and cooled to 0°C.
Reducing environmental impact
High-efficiency deep UV transmitting glass
Used for LED antiseptic lamps, this glass can contribute to the replacement of antiseptic lamps that use environmentally harmful mercury.