EXCEVAL™ is the trade mark of Kuraray’s hydrophobically modified polyvinyl alcohol especially designed for the requirements of “high water resistance”. Although EXCEVAL™ is readily water-soluble like any fully hydrolyzed KURARAY POVAL™ grades it absorbs less humidity in comparison to other KURARAY POVAL™ grades.
Polyvinyl alcohol products
Polyvinyl alcohol (resin) has a variety of applications ranging from paper and textile industries to construction, adhesives and the oil and gas industry.
KURARAY POVAL™ (PVOH) is an innovative material that makes products stronger and smarter. Across industries its application enhances durability and improves performance.
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Two new PVOH types for Europe: KURARAY POVAL™ 3-88 and 6-96 for paper coatings and adhesives with perfect flow properties
Kuraray is commencing production of two new polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH) grades in Europe: KURARAY POVAL™ 3-88 for low-viscosity coatings and water-resistant KURARAY POVAL™ 6-96, which is ideal for food packaging.
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