How to - Selecting the right vapour control and vapour barrier sealing tape for the job
The following article covers some best practice experience sharing by the DuPont™ Tyvek® Technical team on how to ensure a successful installation. These guidelines have been developed through the team’s technical support at construction sites and direct feedback from contractors.
Not all tapes are the same. Before getting started make sure that the vapour control or vapour barrier tape being used is compatible with the membrane in every case, if there’s any doubt. To simplify things, DuPont have developed a range of vapour control and vapour barrier recommended tapes to use specifically with their Airguard® vapour control and vapour barrier membranes - working together as a system.
Bradley Cameron, Technical Specialist UK & Ireland, Du Pont (U.K.) Limited
Nick Williams, Technical Manager UK & Ireland, Du Pont (U.K.) Limited
Norbert Frey, Technical Specialist, DuPont de Nemours S.àr.l., Luxembourg
Ulrike Koster, Marketing Specialist, DuPont de Nemours S.àr.l., Luxembourg