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Technical Reference Materials

DuPont™ Elvanol® PVOH products are backed by DuPont experts with years of experience fitting solutions to customer needs. Read more about formulating, processing, and end-use considerations in the following articles and technical papers.

Warp Sizing with Elvanol®

In-depth technical description, including "T-Grade" resin characteristics, size bath formulas, preparing size solutions, slasher operation, weaving, and desizing.

 

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Elvanol® in the Textile Industry

Details yarn handling and other performance advantages of Elvanol® in textile warp sizing baths, with photographs and charts showing results for various solution levels.

 

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Elvanol® Use in the Paper Industry

Film forming characteristics, binding strength, effects on surface properties; applications with pigments and optical brighteners; typical Elvanol® grade selection and starting formulations.

 

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Elvanol® in Water-Based Adhesives

Discussion of Elvanol® grades used in water-resistant adhesives for paper; remoistenable adhesives; binders for nonwovens, cements and ceramics; and emulsions and dispersions.

 

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