1 DUPONT TYVEK MECHANICALLY FASTENED AIR. AND WATER BARRIER installation guidelines . FOR BUILDINGS GREATER THAN 4 STORIES AND HIGH PERFORMANCE INSTALLATIONS OF ANY HEIGHT. REVISION 6/18. DUPONT TYVEK MECHANICALLY FASTENED Air and Water Barrier installation guidelines Table of Contents Note 3 This installation guideline outlines recommended installation techniques and details for DUPONT TYVEK CommercialWrap and/or DUPONT TYVEK CommercialWrap D, referred Applicable 4. to in this document as DUPONT TYVEK air and water barriers and where applicable, 4 DUPONT self-adhered flashing products.
2 Weather Barrier & Energy Conservation Codes and 4. Special 5. Key installation Requirements for Wraps Under the Limited Product and Labor 6. installation 7. 8. 8. 12. Recommended Fasteners and 16. Temporary 16. Alternate 17. Handling Tears and 18. Facade/Exterior 19. 19. 19. Exterior 19. 19. Metal 19. Stone 20. Wood 20. Fiber Cement 20. Copyright 2018 E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company. All Rights Reserved. K-16160 Rev. 6/18 3. DUPONT TYVEK MECHANICALLY FASTENED Air and Water Barrier installation guidelines Applicable Products Warranty Air and Water Barriers Please refer to the DUPONT Weatherization Products 10-Year Limited Warranty for Buildings Greater Than 4 Stories.
3 For buildings less than 5 stories, and low-rise PRODUCT DIMENSIONS AREA. multi-family buildings less than 6 stories, please refer to the DUPONT Weatherization DUPONT TYVEK CommercialWrap 5 ft x 200 ft 1,000 sq ft Products 10-Year Limited Warranty for Buildings Less Than 5 Stories and Low-Rise 10 ft x 125 ft 1,250 sq ft Multi-Family Residential Buildings Less Than 6 Stories. DUPONT TYVEK CommercialWrap D 5 ft x 200 ft 1,000 sq ft 10 ft x 125 ft 1,250 sq ft Weather Barrier & Energy Conservation Codes and Standards installation Accessories The 2018 International Building Code (Section Weather Protection) requires that PRODUCT TYPE QUANTITY exterior walls shall provide the building with a weather resistant exterior wall envelope.
4 The exterior wall envelope shall be designed and constructed in such a manner as to DUPONT TYVEK Tape . 3 Bulk Pack 24 Rolls/Case prevent the accumulation of water within the wall assembly by providing a water-resistive DUPONT TYVEK Wrap Caps screws . 2 dia. plastic cap, 1-3/4 screw length 1,000 Caps/Box barrier behind the exterior veneer, as described in Section , and a means for draining water that enters the assembly to the exterior. The exterior wall envelope shall Self-Adhered Flashing Products include flashing, as described in Section DUPONT TYVEK Weatherization System products for commercial construction have been tested to the following standards: PRODUCT WIDTH.
5 DUPONT FlexWrap NF 6 in ABAA Evaluated 9 in ASTM E 2357 Standard Test Method for Determining Air Leakage of Air Barrier DUPONT FlexWrap EZ 2-3/4 in Assemblies DUPONT StraightFlash 4 in ASTM E 1677 Standard Specification for an Air Retarder (AR) Material or System for 9 in Low-Rise Framed Building Walls DUPONT StraightFlash VF 6 in ASTM E 331 Standard Test Method for Water Penetration of Exterior Windows, DUPONT Flashing Tape . 4 in Skylights, Doors, and Curtain Walls by Uniform Static Pressure 6 in 9 in ASTM E 2178 Standard Test Method for Air Permeance of Building Materials 12 in ASTM E 283 Standard Test Method for Determining Rate of Air Leakage Through Required Materials Based on Project Requirements, Details, Exterior Windows.
6 Curtain Walls and Doors Under Specified Pressure Differences and Specifications* Across the Specimen PRODUCT ASTM E 2556 Standard Specification for Vapor Permeable Flexible Sheet Water- Resistive Barriers Intended for Mechanical Attachment DUPONT Adhesive/Primer DUPONT Window & Door Foam ASTM E 84 Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials Sealant*. NFPA 285 Standard Fire Test Method for Evaluation of Fire Propagation *Apply per manufacturer's guidelines . For non DUPONT products, DUPONT assumes no liability in use of recommended products; installers need to evaluate suitability of recommended products in their end-use applications.
7 Characteristics of Exterior Non-Load-Bearing Wall Assemblies Containing Combustible Components Copyright 2018 E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company. All Rights Reserved. K-16160 Rev. 6/18 4. DUPONT TYVEK MECHANICALLY FASTENED Air and Water Barrier installation guidelines Energy Conservation Codes for commercial buildings are being adopted in many regions 6. When using MECHANICALLY FASTENED through-wall flashing, DUPONT recommends across the DUPONT TYVEK MECHANICALLY - FASTENED air and water barrier products sealing top edge with DUPONT self-adhered flashing products.
8 Meet the following codes and guidelines . 7. No surface preparation is needed for the installation of DUPONT TYVEK air and ASHRAE Model Energy Code air barrier requirements water barriers. 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) 8. Adverse weather conditions or cold temperatures may require use of a primer to 2015 International Green Construction Code (IgCC) promote adhesion of DUPONT self-adhered flashing products to most common Minnesota Commercial Energy Code, Section , Section building materials. Concrete, masonry, and fiber faced exterior gypsum board Massachusetts State Building Code 780 CMR require the use of DUPONT Adhesive/Primer.
9 Do not apply DUPONT Adhesive/. Primer to foam sheathing due to potential sheathing degradation. Wisconsin Building Code, Energy Conservation, Chapter Comm 63. 9. DUPONT self-adhered flashing products perform best when installed at Michigan Building Code temperatures above 25 F ( 4 C). Rhode Island Building Code 10. Before applying 3 DUPONT TYVEK Tape, surfaces should be dry and clean. During Georgia Building Code installation apply firm, even pressure with hand or J roller. Florida Building Code 11. 4 DUPONT Flashing Tape is an alternative to 3 DUPONT TYVEK Tape where The DUPONT TYVEK MECHANICALLY - FASTENED air and water barriers meet the ICC-ES.
10 Specified. AC-38 Water-Resistive and Air-Barrier requirements as listed in the following code 12. Remove all wrinkles and bubbles that may allow for water intrusion by smoothing reports. surface and repositioning as necessary during installation of DUPONT self-adhered ICC-ES Evaluation Report ESR-2375: flashing products. Apply pressure along entire surface of flashing for a good bond DUPONT TYVEK CommercialWrap using firm hand pressure, J-roller, or alternate tool without sharp edges (such as a plastic carpet tuck tool) to assist with application of uniform pressure.