KURALON™ is a synthetic fiber made of polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH), which is used in many industrial applications owing to its unique and excellent performance. Kuraray is the world’s leading producer of polyvinyl alcohol fiber, as well as resin. KURALON™ is available as staple fiber, spun yarn, short-cut fiber and filament.
Ropes, sewing thread
Fishing nets, ropes, seaweed cultivation nets
CREMONA™ (cheesecloth): Vegetable seedling and tunnel cultivation, measures against typhoons
KURA PUPPY™: Crop growth sheets
Fiber-reinforced cement building materials
KURATEC™ and POWERON™ for tunnels: Primary spray, secondary lining
Paving: New paving, overlay paving and airport paving
Floor: Plant floors, warehouse floors, gas stations, parking lots
Wall: Spray mortar, joint filler, etc.
Precast products: Exterior wall materials, etc.
High-toughness engineered cementitious composite (ECC)
Motorcycle helmets, fiber-reinforced composite materials
Alkaline manganese battery separator, masking tape, fiber-reinforced plastic (FRP) surface material substrate, flooring backing material, shoji paper and packaging material, inorganic paper (printed circuit substrate, insulation material, etc.), various filters, tea bags, draining bags, wet paper towels, stencil paper, secondary battery separator, cosmetic face masks
Only H2O and CO2 are generated during combustion of PVA. No harmful substances are produced.