High Density Polyetheen (HDPE)
Tyvek® by DuPont™ is produced using a synthetic material that consists of HDPE fibres. This ensures a membrane that does not tear, is extremely breathable and is watertight. It can resist rough finishes and high temperatures. That makes it a very efficient finish.
Thanks to its structure, Tyvek® allows humidity to escape so constructions can ‘breathe’, while continuing to repel water. This can be attributed to its unique composition, which consists of millions of inter-connected micro-fibres. Tyvek® is six to eight times thicker than the active layer in non-woven roof membranes. This means it is more durable and offers longer protection against wind and rain.
UV-resistant and watertight
Most base layers in construction membranes consist of polypropylene (PP) and not polyethylene (PE). They are thus more susceptible to UV and degrade faster than Tyvek®, which is made using 100% UV and heat-resistant PE. Tyvek offers higher water-resistance and thus provides long-term protection for constructions and insulation material.
Exclusively via Meuwissen Gerritsen
Thanks to our quality standards, and its perfect compatibility with our range of membranes, Meuwissen Gerritsen is the exclusive distributor of Tyvek® in the Benelux. Check out the specific varieties and the purposes for which they can be used.
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Tyvek FireCurb Housewrap
Tyvek® FireCurb Housewrap is a water-repellent and permeable fire-retarding facade membrane, which features one layer of 100 % HDPE.
Tyvek UV Facade
Tyvek® UV Facade is a watertight and extremely breathable 2-layer non-woven membrane, which is made of HDPE and polypropylene, and is based on Tyvek® Dupont™ technology.
Tyvek AirGuard Smart
Tyvek® AirGuard® Smart is an airtight variable vapor barrier, which consists of HDPE Tyvek® and features a polymer coating.
Tyvek® tape is a one-sided HDPE tape that features a thick layer of water-based acrylic adhesive and a siliconized paper liner.
Tyvek Flexwrap tape
Tyvek® FlexWrap tape is a flexible tape for making openings in roofs, ceilings and walls air- and waterproof.
Tyvek Facade Tape
Tyvek® Facade tape features a modified water-based acrylic adhesive and a siliconized paper liner.
Whatever you need
Meuwissen Gerritsen aims to offer a comprehensive range of basic products, specials and accessories in order to fully support our re-sellers and professionals who work with our products. Needs and preferences in the construction sector are always changing. So please contact us if any product is missing from our comprehensive range.