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Hydrophilic Group Modified PVOH WO Series

GOHSENX™ WO Series

A nonionic specialty modified PVOH having an ethylene oxide group on its side chain.

GOHSENX™ WO has achieved a great reputation in both global and domestic markets as a coating and binder for its low crystallinity and excellent hydrophilic properties. Also, GOHSENX™ WO excels general PVOH in water solubility, hygroscopicity, and flexibility of its film.

Chemical Structure

Structural formula WO Series

Features
  • ・Excellent water solubility
  • ・Forms a film which has excellent hydrophilicity
  • ・Forms a flexible film
Grades and Technical Specifications
Grade Saponification Degree
(mol%)
Viscosity ※1
(mPa・s)
WO-320R 86.5-89.5 6.0-8.0
WO-320N 98.5 and higher 6.5-8.5

※1. 4% aqueous solution at 20℃

Major Applications and Example Use
Application Example Use Features
Film Water-soluble film
(Packaging for agrichemicals & detergents, laundry bag)
Water-soluble
Paper Processing Water-soluble paper by melt laminating Water-soluble
Ink jet recording paper Excellent ink absorbing
Others
Coating agent,
Water-soluble molding
Hydrophilic,
Capable of melt molding
Water-soluble


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