Choose Specialised Butyl Tape for Tough Sealing Tasks
DuPont™ Tyvek® Butyl Tape is a butyl based sealant designed specially for use with Tyvek® breather membranes or AirGuard® AVCLs.
This double-sided butyl tape is compatible with most common building materials and helps you achieve airtight and watertight seals that can also withstand humidity and chemicals.
Tyvek® Butyl Tape is most effective when used under compression – for example, under a timber batten. It is recommended for perimeters, chimneys and abutments, and also for sealing nail penetrations and around electrical sockets.
Key Benefits of DuPontTM Tyvek® Butyl Tape
- Ideal for Tyvek® breather membranes and AirGuard® AVCLs
- Suitable for brickwork, blockwork, masonry, timber, metalwork and most plastics
- Forms a moisture- and airtight seal
- High resistance to water, humidity, environmental cycling and chemicals
Key Properties of DuPontTM Tyvek® Butyl Tape
- Colour: Black
- Roll size: 20mm x 30m / 30mm x 20m
Rolls per box: 8 (20mm x 30m) / 4 (50mm x 30m)
USES AND APPLICATIONS
- Timber Frame Construction
- Warm Pitched Roof Construction
- Cold Pitched Roof Construction
- Internal Airtightness
- Protection for Wall Constructions
- Rainscreen Cladding Systems
- Metal Roofing Solutions
Airtight Suspended Timber Floors
DuPont™ Tyvek® membranes are windtight and vapour-open, to control airflow and manage moisture effectively in suspended timber floor constructions.
- Renovation above rafter insulation
INFORMATION & IDEAS
Find here all the technical information about DuPont™ Tyvek® & DuPont™ AirGuard®.
- Free CPD Seminars
- Building In Energy Efficiency
- Tyvek® offers unrestricted application when tested in accordance with BS5534:2014
- Tyvek® is compliant to New BS5534 Annex A
Tape Selection Guide
Find the right Tyvek® or DuPont™ FlexWrap tape with our Tape Applications Selection Guide.
CE Compliant Membranes
All DuPont breather membranes, including Tyvek® and AirGuard®, are fully CE compliant, and carry the CE marking required throughout Europe.
- The Tyvek® Evolution Story
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