Selvol™ Polyvinyl Alcohol Applications

Adhesive

Adhesive

From wood adhesives to water-based adhesives, from paper and textiles to metal foil, Selvol™ Polyvinyl Alcohol is an invaluable adhesive additive or modifier.

Emulsion Polymerization

Emulsion Polymerization

With heat resistance, easy cleanup, and rapid setting speed, Selvol™ Polyvinyl Alcohol is an excellent emulsifying and dispersing agent.

Films & Packing

Films & Packing

Selvol™ Polyvinyl Alcohol and Selvol™ Ultiloc offer eco-friendly high-performance water soluble films for a variety of applications.

Oil Field Cementing

Oil Field Cementing

Selvol Polyvinyl Alcohol and Selvol Premiol are the world’s most commonly used fluid loss control additives for oil field cementing.

Paper

Paper

Selvol™ Polyvinyl Alcohol controls stickies, improves both dry and wet strength of paper, renders brighter paper, and improves print quality.

Textiles

Textiles

Selvol Polyvinyl Alcohol and Selvol Ultalux deliver better weavability, lower add-ons, decreased shed, and the best size stability for a wide variety of fabrics. Selvol Polyvinyl Alcohol is the most widely used textile warp sizing composition, protecting both spun and filament yarn.

Building & Construction

Building & Construction

In cements, joint compounds, caulks, sealants, and so much more, Selvol™ Polyvinyl Alcohol delivers better binding power, thickening, and moisture retention for products used in construction and building.

Specialty Applications

Specialty Applications

With its unique properties, Selvol™ Polyvinyl Alcohol’s applications are endless-from detergents, mold release agents, seed coatings, sponges, dental adhesives, floor coatings, health and beauty, and so much more.

Personal Care

Personal Care

For polyvinyl alcohol in cosmetics, look no further than Selvol Ultalux. Ultalux delivers the highest cosmetic grade polyvinyl alcohol safely and effectively to impart a range of functional attributes to hair, skin, and color cosmetics’ formulations.

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