DuPont launches Tyvek TrifectaA2 fire-rated breather membrane

DuPont launches Tyvek TrifectaA2 fire-rated breather membrane

Patent pending, DuPont Tyvek Trifecta A2 compliments the DuPont AirGuard A2 FR AVCL

  • By ICN Bureau | May 08, 2024

DuPont Performance Building Solutions, a leading innovator in material science, has announced the launch of its latest generation breather membrane, Tyvek® Trifecta™. The innovative product offers exceptional fire safety and moisture protection, making it an ideal solution for external walls of high-rise buildings in a convenient and light-weight roll size of 1.5m x 25m. Tyvek® Trifecta™ is a non-combustible breather membrane designed to provide all the benefits of a standard Tyvek® breather membrane, but with A2-s1, d0 Class Fire Performance to the current European Fire Classification Standard EN 13501-1. It surpasses current UK Building Regulations, which require membranes to meet Class B.

DuPont Tyvek Trifecta compliments the DuPont AirGuard A2 FR AVCL to create a complete A-rated membrane system. The DuPont AirGuard FR System Tape further enhances the system's fire and moisture protection capabilities, helping to making it safe for use in all building types, including high-rise, single-story, dwellings, commercial projects, hotels, hospitals, and schools.

Tyvek Trifecta also features 12 months UV resistance, allowing for project time wiggle room while supporting a quality façade installation by protecting the structure during construction.

It has excellent moisture management properties, with Class W1 water resistance to EN13859-2. Coupled with the product's low vapour resistance, it offers an excellent solution as a secondary weather protection layer in external wall systems.

"Tyvek Trifecta provides an outstanding solution to helps offer building owners fire safety protection of people using their buildings," said Andrea Albert, Shelter Solutions EMEA Marketing Leader at DuPont.

"This product is a testament to our commitment to developing solutions that help enhance the fire safety and moisture protection standards of the construction industry, " added Albert.

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