What is DuPont Tyvek used for?

What is DuPont Tyvek used for?

Tyvek® is available in both a hard structure, used for HomeWrap envelopes and medical packaging applications, and a soft structure, fabric-like finish used for protective apparel and consumer applications.

Is Tyvek archival?

It’s archive safe – Firstly, Tyvek is inert and pH neutral. It’s made from 100% HDPE non-woven olefin fibre and contains no binders, fillers or plasticisers. So, it’s safe to use in most archival applications where it may be in direct contact with the object (if in doubt please contact a trained conservator).

Can you draw on Tyvek?

Tyvek is a great surface for painting and drawing for artists, as well as for packing and storage of art, covering work surfaces, interleaving between oversize materials, drop cloths, and countless other uses. Tyvek is equally strong and protective dry or wet.

How long does Tyvek last?

Tyvek® CommercialWrap®should be covered within 270 days (9 months).

Can you put Tyvek on backwards?

Can you install Tyvek® WB with the lettering facing inwards or upside down? Tyvek® HomeWrap® and Tyvek® CommercialWrap® are non-directional and are equally effective if installed with the logo facing the inside or outside of the wall or with the logo oriented in any direction.

What kind of paint do you use on Tyvek?

Permanent markers, Design Master spray paints, artist’s acrylics and latex paints work well on the You should always test for the compatibility of your art medium on the whenever you try a new product. Wait 24 hours to see if there is a reaction, such as puckering.

What can you do with Tyvek?

It’s used to wrap homes during construction. It’s also a sturdy mailing envelope. It can be a tote bag, an identification wristband, a banner, a map. A race bib, a lamp shade, a camping ground cloth or a hoodie.

How long can a house sit in Tyvek?

How long can DuPont Tyvek be exposed before siding? Tyvek HomeWrap, Tyvek DrainWrap and Tyvek StuccoWrap should be covered within 120 days (4 months). Tyvek CommercialWrap should be covered within 270 days (9 months). The importance is covering DuPont Tyvek is based on the UV exposure.