Polyvinyl alcohols – Our all-rounders

KURARAY POVAL™ PVOH resin and MonoSol water-soluble films are Kuraray's polyvinyl alcohols (PVOH) products. Their physical and chemical properties mean they can be used for an extremely wide range of applications. As the world’s leading producer of PVOH, Kuraray markets a broad spectrum of standard and specialty products. Thanks to our long-standing production and applications expertise, we are able to tailor the properties and performance of these polymers exactly to your needs.

  • Paper, including specialty papers
  • Textiles
  • Adhesives
  • Construction industry
  • Dispersion adhesives and emulsion paints
  • Polymerization
  • Wood primers
  • Cleaning agents
  • PVC production and compounding
  • Emulsions
  • Food packaging / barrier films
  • Cosmetics
  • Ceramics industry
  • Production of polyvinyl butyral (PVB)
  • Thermoplastic processing
  • Detergents 
  • Excellent film formation
  • High bonding power
  • Very good barrier properties
  • Soluble in water
  • No health hazards
  • Biodegradable and recyclable
  • Can be combined with many reactants

Polyvinyl alcohol for 1001 applications

More information about our polyvinyl alcohols

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Please contact us if you would like to know more about our polyvinyl alcohol.

Telephone: +49 69 305 85 343