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 Kuraray’s polyvinyl alcohol-based polymer compound for thermoplastic processing. MOWIFLEX™ is a non-toxic, biodegradable, water-soluble resin that forms clear, glossy films. It has a high tensile strength and can be processed...

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Mowital®

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

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