Kuraray Poval™ –Polyvinyl alcohol, PVA, PVOH
Kuraray Poval™ Products
Polyvinyl alcohol (polyvinylalcohol) has a variety of applications ranging from paper and textile industries to construction, adhesives and the oil and gas industry.
Kuraray Poval™ is water-soluble, has specific colloidal characteristics, excellent film-forming properties, and high tensile strength.
Elvanol™ polyvinyl alcohol is widely used in diverse applications such as adhesives for paper, wood, textiles, leather, and other water-absorbent substrates.
Exceval™ is the trademark of Kuraray’s halogen-free, hydrophobic polyvinyl alcohol.
Mowiflex™ is Kuraray’s polyvinyl alcohol-based polymer compound that meets the requirements of thermoplastic processing.
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Kuraray Poval™ polyvinyl alcohol is an innovative, transformative material that makes products stronger and smarter. Across industries as diverse as textiles and energy, its application enhances durability and improves performance.
Technical information about Polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH)
Kuraray Poval™ and Elvanol™ (PVOH) are manufactured by hydrolyzing polyvinyl acetate with caustic soda.
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