Polymers

Kuraray resins and specialty plastics play a key part in almost every facet of life. From food packaging to glass film, Kuraray plastics help make the world work better.


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EVAL™

Kuraray has been manufacturing and marketing ethylene vinyl-alcohol copolymers (EVOH) under the name EVAL™ since 1972, and remains the world leader in EVOH production and market development. EVAL™ helps food producers and distributors make...

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EXCEVAL™

EXCEVAL™ is Kuraray’s brand name for special water-soluble ethylene vinyl-alcohol (EVOH)...

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Genestar™

Genestar is a polyamide engineering plastic developed from a unique C9 monomer. Genestar properties include low water absorption, high heat resistance, high chemical resistance, and dimensional precision. Its applications range from electrical to...

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KURARAY POVAL™ and ELVANOL™

Kuraray’s polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH) resins, KURARAY POVAL™ and Elvanol™, are diverse in their applications as well as processing. Known for their excellent film formation, emulsifying power, and adhesion to substrates, Kuraray PVOH resins can...

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Mowiflex

MOWIFLEX™ is a new type of polymer compound tailored specifically to the needs of thermoplastic processing. Based on polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH), MOWIFLEX™ can be used in all common thermoplastic processes, including blown film extrusion and...

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Mowital®

Kuraray Mowital (polyvinyl butyral) is a building block for specialty coatings and films, including TROSIFOL, polyvinyl butyral film. Kuraray produces polyvinyl butyral resins with properties that are characterized by the presence of butyral units,...

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