Polyvinyl butyral (PVB) resins –
for secure bonding

Kuraray markets a wide range of poylvinyl butyrals (PVB) under the Mowital® brand names. PVB is a speciality polymer with specific technical properties. The polymers can be customised for a wide range of applications. Technical service is a central focus at Kuraray. We work closely with our customers to optimise existing systems and drive forward the development of new ideas. 


  • Very good adhesion and film-forming properties
  • Good water resistance
  • High bonding power
  • Excellent optical transparency
  • Good elasticity
  • Very good compatibility with organic solvents
  • High compatibility with other polymers
  • Very good thermoplastic processing
  • Coatings and primers
  • Printing inks for packaging
  • Films for laminated safety glass
  • Binders for ceramics and metal powders
  • Adhesives
  • Retroreflective coatings for traffic signs and road markings
  • Binders for a wide range of special applications
  • Use in thermoplastic applications