SOPHISTA™ – staying cool and fresh

EVOH fibre is a breakthrough material developed by Kuraray, the largest producer of ethylene vinyl alcohol resin (EVAL). SOPHISTA™ is the brand name of EVOH filament for garments with excellent comfort, which keeps the body cool and dry. The properties of SOPHISTA™ also offer advantages for industrial uses.

  • Moderate moisture absorbency and desorbency, giving a skin-friendly touch
  • No swelling
  • Melting point in dry conditions about 170 °C, in wet conditions about 100 °C
  • High chemical resistance
  • High resistance to organic solvents

  • Non-wovens (e.g. for cosmetics)
  • Specialty paper
Contact Kuraray

For more information on our EVOH fibres, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Telephone: +49 69 305 35 861
Fax: +49 69 305 35 661