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Tyvek® brand spunbonded olefin is available in rolls, slit rolls or sheets. Limited-use garment materials of Spunbonded Olefin are also available with protective coatings. Spunbonded Olefin is sold worldwide from plants in Richmond, Va., USA; Luxembourg; and Shenzhen, China. Lists of firms that sell rolls or sheets of uncoated Spunbonded Olefin, as well as coated, colored or pressure-sensitive coated Spunbonded Olefin, may be obtained by contacting DuPont at 1-800-448-9835.

DuPont ships Spunbonded Olefin protected by stretchwrap film. Narrow-width rolls are shipped with more than one roll per package. Some rolls may contain splices. Each splice is identified with a flag.

Like paper, Type 10 has different surface characteristics on each side and is wound with the smooth side out. This information is on the package label. Types 14 and 16 are wound with the linen side out.

Type 10 products are available in a variety of widths on nominal 28-in. (0.7-m) or 39-in. (1-m) O.D. rolls with 3-in. (7.6-cm) I.D. cores. Rolls of Types 14 and 16 products are also available on 3-in. (7.6-cm) I.D. cores, with roll diameters of 21.5 in. (0.54 m) to 39 in. (1 m) O.D. No chuck notches are supplied in the 0.425-in. (1.1-cm) thick heavy paper cores. Not all widths and diameters are available in all styles.

Contents Labels

The package label for Spunbonded Olefin will be found on the outside of each package. A core label will be found on the inside of the core. We suggest that customers record package numbers and retain them throughout processing. Inquiries about specific rolls should always refer to the package number.