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Make Your Buildings Substantially Safer with Tyvek® Trifecta™

Jun 11, 2024

DuPont’s latest innovation, Tyvek® Trifecta™, offers an unmatched combination of features that are nearly impossible to find in a single product. This groundbreaking breather membrane boasts the highest level of water holdout (W1 class), superior breathability (SD 0.08m), and non-combustible properties (A2-s1, d0 rating).

Unparalleled Fire Safety

Tyvek® Trifecta™ is a sought-after non-combustible solution for weatherproofing exterior walls of high-rise and higher-risk buildings. Its durability and fire performance exceed current regulations, providing ultimate peace of mind for architects, contractors, owners, and occupants alike. It achieves the highest Euroclass A2-s1, d0 fire rating, ensuring it does not produce droplets or emit smoke when subjected to flame.

Versatile Design

Tyvek® Trifecta™ satisfies the design needs for all types of buildings, including reinforced concrete frame structures, light gauge steel framing (LGSF) systems, ventilated façades, and prefabricated panelised wall elements. It is suitable for high-rise and higher-risk buildings (18 meters and above in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland; 11 meters and above in Scotland).

Sustainable and Energy-Efficient

Designed to deliver ultimate performance of the highest quality, Tyvek® Trifecta™ is futureproofed, responsibly manufactured, and coherently sustainable. It allows for effective management of moisture, humidity, and fire safety risks, while achieving energy efficiency objectives with ease. Being airtight and vapour-open, it contributes to lower energy usuage, and improved indoor air quality for occupants.

Moisture Management and Breathability

Tyvek® Trifecta™ offers the highest level W1 class water holdout, providing superior weatherproofing capabilities. With a low vapour resistance of 0.416 MNs/g (Sd 0.08m), it allows for superior breathability and moisture management.

Efficient Installation and Reliability

With a width of 1.5 meters and a weight of 400 g/m², Tyvek® Trifecta™ allows for easier and faster installation, requiring fewer connections and taping, thereby saving time and money. Additionally, it comes with a best-in-class 25-year warranty, assuring reliability and longevity.Tyvek® Trifecta™ has already been installed on numerous prominent buildings in the UK, solidifying its position as a groundbreaking addition to DuPont’s offering.

Key Benefits:

To summarise the 8 key benefits of DuPont™ Tyvek® Trifecta™ breather membrane include:

  1. Non-Combustible: It achieves the highest Euroclass A2-s1, d0 fire rating, making it an excellent choice for fire-risk-averse building designs. It does not produce droplets or emit smoke when subjected to flame.
  2. Excellent Water Resistance: Tyvek® Trifecta™ offers the highest level W1 class water tightness, providing superior weatherproofing capabilities.
  3. High Vapour Permeability: With a low vapour resistance of 0.416 MNs/g (Sd 0.08m), it allows for superior breathability and moisture management.
  4. All-in-One Solution: It combines non-combustibility, water resistance, and high breathability in a single product, making it an all-in-one weatherproofing solution.
  5. Energy Efficiency: Being airtight and vapour-open, it contributes to energy conservation, climate control, and improved indoor air quality for occupants.
  6. Versatile Design: Tyvek® Trifecta™ satisfies the design needs for various building types, including high-rise, residential, and commercial structures with different wall systems.
  7. Easy Installation: Its 1.5m width and 400 g/m² weight allow for faster installation with fewer connections and taping, saving time and money.
  8. Long-Term Protection: It comes with a best-in-class 25-year warranty, assuring reliability and longevity.

To learn more about this innovative product and how SIG’s insulation team can assist with your next project contact our technical solutions team who can provide expert advice from the design stage. Contact us today!

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