AGC Plasma Technology Solutions Hall 7 / L26

Exhibitor Profile

AGC Plasma Technology Solutions offers low cost, high throughput industrial processes for the functionalization of technical textiles, membranes and non wovens by plasma coating technology.

The focus is currently on water and oil repellent treatment and/or metallization of textiles where AGC Plasma is a one stop provider for the coating process and coating equipment.

Resources are available for the development of new products by low pressure plasma coating technology . We support the customer for the proof of concept in our R&D labs in Belgium and Germany and realize the design, plant construction, commissioning and production start-up of your coating equipment.

Products / Markets

Product Index

  • Oberflächenbehandlung
  • Pilotanlagen
  • Plasma Behandlung

Market Scope

  • Automobilindustrie
  • Bauindustrie
  • Chemische Industrie
  • Filtrations- und Separationsindustrie
  • Keramik-, Glasindustrie
  • Kunststoffverarbeitende Industrie
  • Luft- und Raumfahrtindustrie
  • Medizintechnik, Health Care Industrie
  • Textilindustrie
  • Zellstoff-, Papierindustrie

Product Index

  • Pilot Plants
  • Plasma Treatment
  • Surface Treatment

Market Scope

  • Aerospace Industry
  • Automotive Industry
  • Building & Construction Services
  • Ceramic, Glass Industry
  • Chemical Industries
  • Filtration and Separation Industry
  • Medical, Health Care Industry
  • Plastic Industry
  • Pulp, Paper Industry
  • Textile Industry

Product Index

  • 等离子体处理
  • 表面处理
  • 试验工厂

Market Scope

  •  汽车工业
  • 化学工业
  • 医疗卫生保健业
  • 塑料工业
  • 建筑与施工服务业
  • 纸浆、造纸工业
  • 纺织工业
  • 航空航天业
  • 过滤与分离工业
  • 陶瓷、玻璃工业

Product Index

  • البلازما المعاملة
  • الطيار النباتات
  • المعالجة السطحية

Market Scope

  • الصناعات الطبية والعناية الصحية
  • الصناعة الكيماوية
  • الصناعة النسيجية
  • الصناعة الورقية
  • خدمات البناء والإنشاء
  • صناعات الفلترة وفصل المواد
  • صناعة البلاستيك
  • صناعة الزجاج والفخار / السيراميك
  • صناعة السيارات
  • صناعة الفضاء

Product Index

  • Installations pilotes
  • Traitement de surface
  • Traitement plasma

Market Scope

  • Industrie automobile
  • Industrie aérospatiale
  • Industrie chimique
  • Industrie de filtration et de séparation
  • Industrie de la céramique et du verre
  • Industrie de la pâte de cellulose et du papier
  • Industrie des matières synthétiques
  • Industrie du bâtiment et de la construction
  • Industrie médicale et de la santé
  • Industrie textile

Product Index

  • Impianti pilota
  • Trattamento delle superfici
  • Trattamento plasma

Market Scope

  • Servizi settore edile
  • Settore aerospaziale
  • Settore automobilistico
  • Settore ceramica e vetro
  • Settore chimico
  • Settore filtrazione e separazione
  • Settore industria dell carta e della cellulosa
  • Settore industria tessile
  • Settore medicale e sanità
  • Settore plastica

Product Index

  • Instalacje pilotażowe
  • Obróbka plazmowa
  • Obróbka powierzchni

Market Scope

  • Filtrowanie i separacja
  • Ochrona zdrowia
  • Produkcja szkła i ceramiki
  • Przemysł budowlany
  • Przemysł celulozowo-papierniczy
  • Przemysł chemiczny
  • Przemysł lotniczy
  • Przemysł samochodowy
  • Przemysł tekstylny
  • Przemysł tworzyw sztucznych

Product Index

  • Plantas Piloto
  • Plasma Tratamento
  • Tratamento de superfície

Market Scope

  • Cerâmica, indústria vidreira
  • Indústria aeroespacial
  • Indústria automóvel
  • Indústria de filtragem e separação
  • Indústria dos plásticos
  • Indústria médica, cuidados de saúde
  • Indústria têxtil
  • Indústrias químicas
  • Pasta, indústria do papel
  • Serviços de fabrico & construção

Product Index

  • Пилотные установки
  • Плазменной обработки
  • обработка поверхностей

Market Scope

  • Авиакосмическая промышленность
  • Автомобильная промышленность
  • Бумажная промышленность
  • Керамическая, стекольная промышленность
  • Медицина, здравоохранение
  • Отрасль фильтрации и сепарирования
  • Производство пластмасс
  • Строительство жилых и общественных зданий
  • Текстильная промышленность
  • Химическая промышленность

Product Index

  • El tratamiento de plasma
  • Plantas Piloto
  • Tratamiento de Superficies

Market Scope

  • Industria aeroespacial
  • Industria de la automoción
  • Industria de la cerámica y el cristal
  • Industria de la filtración y la separación
  • Industria de la pasta de madera, el papel
  • Industria de los plásticos
  • Industria médica, de la atención sanitaria
  • Industria textil
  • Industrias químicas
  • Servicios de edificación y construcción

Product Index

  • Pilot Tesisler
  • Plazma İşlemi
  • Yüzey İşlem

Market Scope

  • Bina ve İnşaat Hizmetleri
  • Filtrasyon ve Ayırma Endüstrisi
  • Havacılık Endüstrisi
  • Kimya Endüstrisi
  • Otomotiv Endüstrisi
  • Plastik Endüstrisi
  • Selüloz, Kağıt Endüstrisi
  • Seramik, Cam Endüstrisi
  • Tekstil Endüstrisi
  • Tıp, Sağlık Sektörü

Product Index

  • 파일럿 플랜트
  • 표면 처리
  • 플라즈마 처리

Market Scope

  • 건축 및 건설 용역
  • 섬유 산업
  • 세라믹, 유리 산업
  • 여과 및 분리 산업
  • 의료, 보건 산업
  • 자동차 산업
  • 제지, 종이 산업
  • 플라스틱 산업
  • 항공우주 산업
  • 화학 산업

Product Index

  • パイロットプラント
  • プラズマ処理
  • 表面処理

Market Scope

  • セラミック、ガラス産業
  • パルプ、製紙業界
  • プラスチック業界
  • 化学工業
  • 医療、ヘルスケア業界
  • 建築・建設業
  • 濾過および分離技術工業
  • 繊維業界
  • 自動車産業
  • 航空宇宙産業

Conference Presentation/s

PlasmaMAX™ a versatile tool for high-functional coatings on filtration media and technical textiles

J. Jolibois*, H. Weiss, AGC Interpane Demonstration and Research Center, Germany; G. Arnoult, J. Schotsaert, H. Wiame, AGC Plasma Technology Solutions, Belgium; C. Gottlieb, AGC Business Development, USA

Learn more at FILTECH 2022 Conference

Conventional repellent coatings for filtration media are mainly based on long perfluoroalkyl chemicals (PFAS), deposited through wet coating or padding process. However, PFAS are subjected to restriction by REACH and in case of PFOS (i.e. C8) banned for use. In addition, wet processes require huge inputs of energy, water, and chemicals. The growing environmental and energy-saving concerns are incentives for the well-established surface finishing industry to gradually substitute many traditional wet chemical-based textile processing by dry-finishing processes such as plasma. Until now, plasma technologies have not yet proven to be really suitable for textile applications. Problems related to current plasma sources are the difficulty to scale up them for substra­te widths beyond hundred centimeters resulting in poor uniformity and low durability of the deposited functionalities, and high OPEX.

PlasmaMAXTM developed by AGC Plasma is a cutting-edge technology designed to address different problems related to wet processes and overcome weaknesses of commercially available plasma systems. Technology core of PlasmaMAXTM is hollow cathode (HC) plasma source. This source can achieve high deposition rate with high uniformity (± 1% across 1-m web width) and allows functional coating without damaging the web. Functional coatings are deposited via plasma-enhanced chemical vapour deposition (PECVD) at low pressure. HC-PECVD is achieved by introducing reactive precursor gas in the vicinity of plasma area (see Figure 1). Chemical reactions are initiated by plasma-precursor interaction inducing the growth of functional thin-film (e.g. water repellent finish) on web surface.

In the present work, durable water repellent (DWR) and oil repellent coatings made by HC-PECVD on different types of substrate (e.g. PE woven) are shown. Then, we will discuss on how plasma parameters (i.e. pressure, power, precursor, etc.) modify the coating properties such as wettability, adhesion and so on. Finally, we will present two examples of HC-PECVD coatings, a DWR halogen-free finish and then oil repellent surface...

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