Kuralon K-II – the high-quality PVOH fibre invented by Kuraray

KURALON K-Ⅱ is a new type of synthetic fibre made of polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH) based on a new spinning process developed by Kuraray. KURALON K-Ⅱ is available in an insoluble type and a water soluble type. It has a high strength, low elongation, alkali resistance, and is used as a special cement reinforcing agent, as a reinforcing material in the spinning of natural fibres, and in water soluble non-woven fabrics.


  • High tenacity
  • Low elongation
  • High modulus
  • UV-stability
  • Good adhesive properties with rubber, cement, plastics and other materials (insoluble type)
  • Strong alkali resistance (both types)

Soluble type:
  • Water-dissolving non-wovens
  • Processing agent for spinning and weaving of wool and cashmere
  • Water-soluble yarn for separation of materials in sections
Insoluble type:
  • Reinforcement of concrete and mortar
  • Reinforcement of plastics

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