KURALON™ is a synthetic fibre 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 fibre, as well as resin. KURALON™ is available as staple fibre, spun yarn, short-cut fibre and filament.


  • - High tenacity
  • - Low elongation
  • - High Young’s modulus
  • - Low creep
  • - Low heat shrinkage in hot air
  • - Chemical resistance
  • - Affinity to rubber and resins
  • - UV-stability
  • - Hydrophilic
  • - Water-soluble types available

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