KURARAY POVAL™ – a synonym for quality for more than 60 years

KURARAY POVAL™ has been used successfully in a wide range of applications for many years thanks to its physical and chemical properties. Its benefits are determined first and foremost by the ability of its large number of hydroxyl groups to react with other substances. PVOH contains vinyl alcohol and vinyl acetate. The vinyl alcohol content of partially hydrolysed grades is so high that the entire molecule is freely soluble in water. By contrast, fully hydrolysed types have low solubility in cold water.
  • Very broad range of established products
  • Excellent film formation and film stability
  • Stable to organic solvents
  • Temperature resistant
  • Highly elastic
  • Soluble in water
  • Specific colloid chemistry properties
  • Paper, including speciality papers
  • Textiles
  • Adhesives
  • Construction industry
  • Dispersion adhesives and emulsion paints
  • Polymerisation
  • Wood primers
  • Cleaning agents
  • PVC production and compounding
  • Emulsions
  • Food packaging / barrier films
  • Cosmetics
  • Ceramics industry
  • Production of polyvinyl butyral (PVB)
  • Thermoplastic processing

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