Polyvinyl alcohol JP20 or polyethanol is a powder, white or cream in color, non-toxic, tasteless, odorless, soluble in water, amazing optical properties that are also biodegradable and recyclable.
What is Polyvinyl alcohol JP20?
This organic substance is actually a synthetic polymer that is often produced in the industry to replace acetate groups in vinyl acetate with hydroxyl groups.
Advantages and features of polyvinyl alcohol JP20?
This synthetic polymer dissolves in all organic solvents, has excellent film formation ability, is easily degradable by living organisms, is highly desirable in terms of resistance, is very stable, has a crystalline structure, with many reactants It has a molecular weight of 44,053 g / mol, has good mechanical properties and is very resistant to aliphatic, aromatic compounds, chlorinated solvents, esters and most ketones.
Application of polyvinyl alcohol JP20?
This material is widely used in various industries due to the advantages and features that we mentioned in the previous sections. For example, in the preservation of textiles, in the production of disposable detergent packages, in the production of photographic paper, in the production of contact lenses, in paper and cardboard factories, in the food packaging industry, in the paper industry , Is used in the production of pesticides and herbicides, in the preparation of protective colloids for emulsion polymerization, etc.
This material is generally classified in the category of safe materials due to its stability and neutral properties, which are among its intrinsic properties, but it is still recommended if you are dealing with this material for a long time, from the mask. , Use glasses, gloves, work clothes and helmets.