DuPont Tyvek® Materials

DuPont Tyvek® is spunbonded olefin which is made up of small polyethylene fibers randomly laid and compressed to form a remarkably tough material. One of the primary reasons Tyvek® is chosen in the printing industry is because of this durability. In addition to its durability, Tyvek® also has the benefits of being light weight, smooth, water resistant, breathable, dimensionally stable and highly opaque.

Typical applications for Tyvek® include:

  • Tags and Labels
  • Envelopes
  • Banners
  • Wristbands

By applying various finishing techniques, Tyvek® can be customized to meet various market needs. Soft structure Tyvek®, which is more cloth like, is often used in protective apparel and car cover applications. Tyvek® Brillion® is an enhanced version of Tyvek® that offers a brighter and smoother surface making it ideal for precise printing applications requiring scannabilty.

DuPont Tyvek® Products


  • Inherent strength and durability
  • Superior strength to paper
  • Soft structure
  • Basis weight of 1.25 oz/yd²

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