Environmentally Friendly Products

We contribute to a sustainable society by providing products that help conserve the global environment.

Goal 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGoal 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGoal 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGoal 13: Climate Action

Saving energy and labor

E Glass Fiber (Chopped strands)

Used in plastic automobile parts, this material helps make cars lighter.

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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.

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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.

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Lumiphous, phosphor-glass composite

This wavelength-converting material helps expand the range of applications for energy-saving LED lighting.

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Creating energy

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.

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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.

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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.

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