DuPont™ Tyvek® Housewrap

 
 
 
Low occupancy | Multi-occupancy | Wall | Exterior Wall

Control Moisture With a Breathable Membrane for Walls

DuPont™ Tyvek® Housewrap offers durable protection from moisture for walls and is also breathable to reduce condensation.

 
 
 
 
 
 

DuPont™ Tyvek® Housewrap

DuPont™ Tyvek® Housewrap is the ideal breathable membrane for timber frame wall systems and is also suitable for steel frame and concrete wall construction. It is surface-applied and should be fixed directly to the sheathing ply/OSB, insulation or blockwork.

Tyvek® Housewrap is made of high-density polyethylene fibres for long-term protection against the elements. This durable, lightweight breathable membrane is windtight and water resistant and designed for use in new build, refurbishment or extension projects.

 
 
 

Features & benefits

Feature Benefit
Highly permeable to water vapour
  • Enhances the airtightness of the construction
  • Lightweight & flexible
  • Easy to install
  • Can be left uncovered for up to 4 months while retaining full performance
  • Long-term reliability
  • CE Marked and fully BBA, IAB, and UKAS approved
  • Independently certified
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    Physical properties

    Method Unit Value
    Mass per unit area EN 1849-2 g/m2 63
    Maximum tensile force (MD) EN 12311-1 N/50mm 310
    Elongation at max. tensile force (MD) EN 12311-1 % 17
    Maximum tensile force (XD) EN 12311-1 N/50mm 310
    Elongation at max. tensile force (XD) EN 12311-1 % 20
    Resistance to tearing MD (nail shank) EN 12310-1 N 55
    Resistance to tearing XD (nail shank) EN 12310-1 N 50
     
     
     

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