Water-Soluble Film
General information of "KURARAY POVAL FILM"
PVA (Raw Material)
"KURARAY POVAL FILM" is made of PVA (Polyvinyl Alcohol) Resin.
PVA (Polyvinyl Alcohol) is a unique functional resin that Kuraray first industrialized in the world as a pioneer. Its water-solubility is the most particular characteristic, even though PVA is one of the synthetic high polymers.
PVA has variety of characteristics, such kind of adhesiveness, film formation property, emulsifying property, oil-resistant ability. By utilizing these kind of properties, PVA has been used in various industrial applications, such as the synthetic fiber vinylon, and Poval film, warp sizing, paper sizing, stabilizer for the PVC polymerization etc.
The chemical structure of PVA is as follows.

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