DuPont™ Tyvek provides the unmatched combination of protection, breathability, and durability


Lightweight Strength

DuPont™ Tyvek® delivers unparalleled strength in an ultra-lightweight material. Its unique structure allows DuPont™ Tyvek® to repel water and resist tearing, resulting in long-lasting durability. This can mean less waste and reduced costs.

Reduced Energy Requirements

DuPont™ Tyvek® can potentially help reduce energy use in transportation due to its strength-to-weight ratio.

Safe to Use

Made of high-density polyethylene, DuPont™ Tyvek® is safe to use in a variety of applications and industries. The DuPont™ Tyvek® manufacturing process does not intentionally add any heavy metals or concerned chemical substances, such as Bisphenol A (BPA) or phthalate plasticizers. Tyvek® does not support the growth of microorganisms.


DuPont is committed to the efficient and safe handling of plastics waste and advocates a waste management system that includes reuse and energy recovery.

Tyvek® can be chemically recycled with other polymers. In this process, the original material is separated into its chemical components, which are then recovered for reuse. When incinerated in excess oxygen, Tyvek® yields only water and CO2. It is excellent in fuel yielding: two or more times the energy of coal and is equal to oil in generating heat. Although recycling is preferred, DuPont™ Tyvek® can be safely landfilled.