A unique set of properties, offering a balance of physical characteristics that combine the best properties of paper, film and fabric make DuPont™ Tyvek® so popular and versatile. It is made of spunbonded olefin, formed from very fine 0.5-10 μm fibers. (By comparison, a human hair is about 75 μm in cross section.) These nondirectional fibers (plexifilaments) are first spun and then bonded by heat and pressure, without binders. Among its most appreciated characteristics are that it is breathable, water-resistant, strong, recyclable and lightweight. It can save physical strain, space and costs and provides excellent protection for a wide range of goods.
One of the great advantages of DuPont™ Tyvek® is that it is breathable.
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To paraphrase the words of a famous boxer, Tyvek® looks like a butterfly but stings like a bee.
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While it allows moisture to escape, DuPont™ Tyvek® is water-resistant and keeps water out.
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DuPont™ Tyvek® is 100% recyclable and can
be used again in a wide range of products.
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DuPont™ Tyvek® weighs significantly less
than other materials of similar strength.
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