DuPont Unveils Latest Generation Breather Membrane, DuPont™ Tyvek® Trifecta™ Offering Fire and Moisture Protection

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Patent Pending, DuPont™ Tyvek® Trifecta™A2 Fire-Rated Breather Membrane compliments the DuPont™ AirGuard® A2 FR AVCL and completes the DuPont Fire Performance System. Available in the United Kingdom.

London, UK May 6, 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.

The Complete A-Rated Membrane System with a 25-year Limited Warranty

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.

Advanced Protection against Moisture

Tyvek® Trifecta™ 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.

For more information on DuPont™ Tyvek® Trifecta™ and the DuPont™ AirGuard® FR System Tape, please visit the product page.

 About DuPont Performance Building Solutions

Grounded in science, DuPont Performance Building Solutions and Corian® Design are working alongside those who also seek a sustainable tomorrow to help people thrive at home and in their communities for years to come. By developing solutions for managing the air, water and thermal performance of buildings and residences, we help our customers build energy-efficient, resilient, and durable shelters in a rapidly changing world. Backed by unmatched industry insight, building knowledge, and technical support, as well as world-class brands such as Styrofoam BrandTyvek®, and Great Stuff, our products and services portfolio enables customers to focus on what they do best, no matter where and how they choose to build.

About DuPont Water & Protection

DuPont Water & Protection is a global leader in products and solutions that protect what matters – people, structures, and the environment – and enables its customers to win through unique capabilities, global scale, and iconic brands including Corian®, Kevlar®, Nomex® Tyvek®, Styrofoam™, and Filmtec™.

About DuPont

DuPont (NYSE: DD) is a global innovation leader with technology-based materials and solutions that help transform industries and everyday life. Our employees apply diverse science and expertise to help customers advance their best ideas and deliver essential innovations in key markets including electronics, transportation, construction, water, healthcare, and worker safety. More information about the company, its businesses, and solutions can be found at Investors can access information included on the Investor Relations section of the website


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