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COVINOL is the Polyvinyl alcohol (PVAL / PVOH) of Cofermin Chemicals Germany
Polyvinyl alcohols in various grades and packaging.

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Polyvinyl alcohol, COVINOL, PVA, PVOH, PVAL, CAS 9002-89-5, C2H4O, ceramics, refractory,  paper, textiles, sizing, adhesives, glues, building industry, polymerization, form release, purchase, producer, supplier, distribution, manufacturer, Germany

COVINOL Polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH, PVA, PVAl) is a water-soluble synthetic polymer. It has the idealized formula [CH2CH(OH)]n. It is mainly used in papermaking, textiles, and a variety of coatings.
It is white (colourless) and odorless.

Main uses of COVINOL polyvinyl alcohol:

  • Textile sizingagent
  • Paper coatings, releaseliner
  • Thickener/modifier in glues
  • Paper adhesive with boric acid in spiral tube winding and solid board production
  • as a film used in the water transfer printing process
  • as a water-soluble film useful for packaging
  • Injection moulding of soluble containers for active release of detergents and agrichemicals
  • as a biodegradable plastic backing sheet(feminine hygiene and adult incontinence products)
  • Carbon dioxide barrier in PET bottles(polyethylene terephthalate)
  • as a form release
  • PVA fiber, as reinforcement in concrete
  • as a surfactant for the formation of polymer encapsulated nanobeads
  • in protective chemical-resistant gloves
  • in 3D printing as support structure

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Production of POLYVINYL ALCOHOLContact :
Cofermin Chemicals
GmbH & Co. KG
Alfredstr. 61
45130 Essen

Tel : +49-201- 799 872 0
Fax: +49-201- 799 872 22
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Besides COVINOL (Polyvinyl alcohol) we also deliver from Germany Boric Acid, Chromium Oxide and Titanium Dioxide.