DuPont™ Tyvek® UV Facade

Multi occupancy | Wall | Exterior Wall

Enhance Open Rainscreen Cladding With a Durable Membrane

DuPont™ Tyvek® UV Facade is specifically designed for long-term UV and moisture protection in open and ventilated rainscreen cladding systems.


DuPont™ Tyvek® UV Facade

Facades with open rainscreen cladding offer new design options, but the insulation and structure still require effective, lifelong protection from the harmful effects of the elements – including moisture, heat and UV radiation.

DuPont™ Tyvek® UV Facade is the next generation in lightweight advanced protective membranes. Its proven track record of exceptional moisture management, high vapour permeability and durability makes it the superior protection solution for rainscreen cladding. Tyvek® UV Facade is water resistant, vapour-permeable and windtight, and designed for long-term performance, coming with a 10-year product warranty from DuPont for joint widths of up to 3cm.


Features & benefits

Feature Benefit
Exceptional moisture management properties
  • Protection against water, condensation and moisture
  • Optimum UV, wind and moisture protection, during and after construction
  • Protection against sun and the damage it causes over an extended period of time
  • Enhances the airtightness of constructions
  • Greater energy efficiency
  • Lightweight & flexible
  • Easy to install
  • Retains full performance when exposed to high UV and heat levels
  • Long term performance
  • Can be left uncovered for up to four months without affecting performance and warranty
  • Extended durability

    Physical properties

    Method Unit Value
    Mass per unit area EN 1849-2 g/m2 195
    Maximum tensile force (MD) EN 12311-1 N/50mm 410
    Elongation at max. tensile force (MD) EN 12311-1 % 14
    Maximum tensile force (XD) EN 12311-1 N/50mm 340
    Elongation at max. tensile force (XD) EN 12311-1 % 19
    Resistance to tearing MD (nail shank) EN 12310-1 N 300
    Resistance to tearing XD (nail shank) EN 12310-1 N 340

    Technical resources

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