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.
|Highly permeable to water vapour||
|Lightweight & flexible||
|Can be left uncovered for up to 4 months while retaining full performance||
|CE Marked and fully BBA, IAB, and UKAS approved||
|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|