PVOH suppliers

Polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH) is made by hydrolyzing polyvinyl acetate, Intercol uses PVOH as raw material or as additive in it's adhesives and coatings. Because of our expertise in this area and our toll blending capacities, Intercol also offers PVOH blending as a toll manufacturing products. These products are water-based blends or several, normally unharmfull and food safe substances. The amount of hydroxylation is a very important base parameter. A pure PVOH dry adhesive film is a hard, colorless and odorless crystalline thermoplastic with a Tg of about 100 °C. Intercol is able to adapt the dry adhesive film, eg by adding food safe plasticizers. PVOH is very good soluble in water, fully biodegradable, good resistant to solvents and oils, and offers very good adhesion to cellulose and other water-absorbent surfaces.

Example applications:

  • paper and remoistenable adhesives
  • food safe coatings
  • agricultural coatings
  • textile finish
  • horticulture coatings
  • seed coatings
  • pharmaceutical coatings
  • hygienic appliccations
  • paper surface treatment.


  • Aicello
  • Alcotex
  • Elvanol
  • Gohsenol
  • Kuraray
  • Monosol
  • Nippon-Gohsei
  • Poval
  • Solublon
  • Synthomer

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