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DuPont™ Tyvek®

The original nonwoven technology.

Since the initial discovery in 1955 that led to Tyvek®, DuPont has been a recognized global leader in selective barrier technology. Lightweight and durable, DuPont™ Tyvek® has introduced new dimensions of protection, security and safety in a wide variety of industries.

Click on the links below to learn about Tyvek® in these applications.

Construction

One of the most popular applications of Tyvek® is in the construction industry. It is used to increase air and water resistance, and provides better protection against water and moisture intrusion.

 

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Covers

Because Tyvek® is water resistant, yet breathable, it is ideal for car, boat and camper covers.

 

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Graphics

Many graphics uses have been found for Tyvek®. It can be slit, scored, die-cut, laminated, embossed, grommetted and sewn, making it extremely versatile.

 

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Envelopes

DuPont™ Tyvek® is virtually the strongest envelope available – offering superior protection from punctures, tears and moisture.

 

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Medical Packaging

Learn more about the DuPont™ Tyvek® Medical Packaging Transition Project. 

Tyvek® delivers a balance of bacteria penetration resistance, tear strength, puncture resistance,  clean peel, and compatibility with existing and emerging sterilization methods.

 

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Industrial Packaging

Incredible strength, industry-tested, durability, and versatility make Tyvek® ideal for a variety of industrial packaging uses.

 

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Protective Apparel

Limited-use protective garments and work-wear are among the applications to benefit from the unique combination of properties offered by Tyvek®.

 

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Did you know?

Tyvek® is recyclable.

Click here to learn how to recycle your signs, banners, tags and other graphics!

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