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
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.