MOWIFLEX™ is Kuraray’s polyvinyl alcohol-based polymer compound for thermoplastic processing. MOWIFLEX™ is a non-toxic, biodegradable, water-soluble resin that forms clear, glossy films.

It has a high tensile strength and can be processed using conventional thermoplastic technologies (blown film extrusion, injection molding3D printing, etc.).


  • Specially developed for thermoplastic processing
  • Soluble in water
  • Gas barrier properties versus oxygen, nitrogen, carbon dioxide, and organic substances such as fragrances and aromas
  • Biodegradable in aqueous solutions
  • High tensile strength
  • Dyeable
  • Can be used as a temporary processing aid
  • Forms clear and glossy films
  • Easily processable
  • Does not have to be pretreated before processing

For more information, visit the Mowiflex™ website.

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