ELVANOL™

UNLIMITED POSSIBILITIES WITH POLYVINYL ALCOHOL


ELVANOL™ T-SERIES FOR TEXTILE SIZING


ELVANOL™ T-Series of polyvinyl alcohol are unique copolymers developed especially for use as warp sizes for polyester/cotton blends and other spun yarns. Alone or in combination with starch and additives, ELVANOL™ T-Series are being used successfully on practically every type of spun yarn now on the market, including acetate, acrylic, cotton, rayon, wool, nylon, and polyester spuns and such blends as polyester/cotton, polyester/wool, polyester/rayon, Nomex(r) polyamide, and glass fibers.

ELVANOL™ IN THE TEXTILE INDUSTRY


ELVANOL T-Grades are unique copolymers developed especially for use as warp sizes for polyester/cotton blends and other spun yarns. Alone, or in combination with starch and additives, ELVANOL T-Grades are being used successfully on many different types of spun yarn.

ELVANOL™ IN THE PAPER INDUSTRY


Because of its outstanding film strength, barrier properties and binding capacity, ELVANOL polyvinyl alcohol enjoys wide use in the manufacture of paper and paperboard. Kuraray manufacture ELVANOL PVOH in a number of specialized grades offering a range of useful performance features and convenient processing characteristics. Reviewed inside are some of the most common uses for ELVANOL in this industry, as well as frequently used product grades and typical application methods.

BARRIER COATINGS FOR PACKAGING


There is a pull from the market to develop sustainable, novel and convenient packaging for extended shelf-life foods. At the same time there is an industry drive to increase the functionality of the produced paper and board and through that adding the commercial value. This is an opportunity for aqueous barrier coatings on paper and board.


ELVANOL™ AS BINDER/WATER SOLUBLE FILM FORMER

The unique properties of ELVANOL polyvinyl alcohol make it a useful binder in many applications.

ELVANOL™ IN WATER-BASED ADHESIVES


Its unique properties, such as water solubility combined with high tensile strength and flexibility make Kuraray ELVANOL one of the most useful synthetic polymers in the adhesives industry.

LPE-726 DIVERTING AGENT


The LPE-726 diverting agent is an effective chemical diverting agent capable of providing a temporary diversion to ensure complete stimulation of the perforation clusters in the targeted zones in a wellbore.


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