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Product information

11/2021

Durable coating polymer ZEFFLE MZ for infectants and sterilants of medical devices

With the increasing demand for more infection control, the disinfectant and sterilization of medical devices is becoming more powerful, and the degradation of materials used in medical devices is becoming more serious.
To solve this problem, we offer durable coating materials ZEFFLE MZ that are resistant to various disinfectants and sterilants.

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White paper

10/2021

Igniting downstream consumer demand with "Goodness of Feel" for high-touch surfaces

In this white paper, Daikin aims to describe the process by which the idea of the "Goodness of Feel" property was developed and how it can be correlated to other simple surface properties. By understanding the details of this story those familiar with hydrophobic coating technology can take advantage of this concept and utilize it to enhance the downstream value provided by their own products.

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White paper

10/2021

UV-durable, water repellent coatings for automotive applications

Daikin has created a new fluorocoating, OPTOOL UD120, based on our proprietary PFPE technology with significantly increased UV resistance while maintaining water/oil repellency and abrasion resistance properties. This advanced technology is well suited for automotive applications such as camera lenses, LIDAR modules, touch displays and windows.

 

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Technical report

09/2021

Recent progress on the measurement methodology of surface roughness inside the PFA tubes

We assume that in order to discuss the possibility of residence of nano-sized particles on the inner surface of PFA tubes for semiconductor manufacturing equipment, the method for measuring the surface roughness inside the tubes must be newly invented. This report makes a proposal for a method to measure surface roughness at the nano-level and demonstrate the necessity for this measurement.

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Development product

09/2021

Fluoropolymer / carbon fiber composite
(under development)

Daikin's new developed "Fluoropolymer / carbon fiber composite" is a type of CFRTP (Carbon Fiber Reinforced Thermo Plastic) with excellent chemical resistance.
It is also expected to be used in various applications that require structural strength, light weight, impact resistance, water and oil repellency, slidability, and heat resistance.

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Development product

08/2021

Automotive refrigerant (under development)

Daikin’s latest refrigerant with low environmental impacts is designed for automotive HVAC applications. It delivers increased cooling and heating capacity with superior efficiency. In particular it excels in delivering strong heating performance for an electric vehicle passenger cabin, where the exhaust heat from the combustion engine is not available, and the use of resistance heaters limits the vehicle’s range.

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Interview

07/2021

Daikin San Jose Office - Silicon Valley Coating Applications Lab

Daikin prioritizes being accessible to their clients, and to bring the best possible technical assistance. Daikin’s global presence includes an open innovation facility in the heart of Silicon Valley.

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Development product

06/2021

Fluoro sealant (under development)

Fluoro sealant is a sealing material with excellent chemical resistance and moisture resistance. It is solvent-free, environmentally friendly, and can be applied to various application methods. It can be expected to be various applications such as important sealing material for sensors.

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Article

12/2018

Staying behind the wheel of mobility

We are entering the most exciting yet challenging era since the invention of the automotive. The entire value chain must adapt accordingly, creating synergies with their developments. Daikin’s Goal is to assist automotive engineers with their new challenges, relying upon the company’s vast interdisciplinary knowledge.

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Article

12/2018

The 4 mobility trends requiring new materials

Coming from complex, multi-material moving parts in internal combustion engine (ICE) powertrains, the industry is moving towards simplified electrical powertrains with fewer parts. Daikin has worked alongside OEMs for many years and anticipated this transformation. Daikin’s agility stems from its comprehensive portfolio of solutions for the mobility industry.

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07/2017

DAIKIN AUTOMOTIVE CHALLENGES

Vol.1 Chemicals in autonomous driving cars

Naoki Suganuma, an associate professor at Kanazawa University, leads the team to become the first Japanese university to conduct verification tests for autonomous driving on Japanese roads. He joins Nobuhiro Shinka, Marketing Department General Manager in the Chemicals Division at Daikin Industries, to discuss what chemical manufacturers can do in the field of autonomous driving.

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