Tyvek® DrainWrap™

Building Solutions | Tyvek® DrainWrap™
Commercial | Residential | Multifamily | Wall

A moisture barrier proven to hold out bulk water

Made with a unique non-woven fiber structure, Tyvek® DrainWrap™ works behind claddings to channel bulk water away from the wall assembly while allowing water vapor to pass through. It also provides air resistance and structural durability during construction.


Featured resources
DuPont™ Tyvek® DrainWrap™ Physical Properties Data Sheet
DuPont™ Tyvek® DrainWrap™ Product Guide Specifications

Tyvek® DrainWrap™

A vertically-grooved surface provides added protection against water, by enhancing drainage away from the wall assembly. DuPont™ Tyvek® DrainWrap™ is a moisture barrier designed to provide enhanced drainage in areas subject to extreme, wind driven rain. It combines the superior air and water resistance, vapor permeability and strength of Tyvek® with a vertically grooved surface, to help channel water safely to the outside. Available in 9- and 10-foot widge rolls.


Features & benefits

Feature Benefit
Vertical grooved surface
  • Offers enhanced drainage behind claddings
  • Channels bulk water away from wall systems
  • Allows water vapor to pass through to dry wall system
  • Helps prevent mold and water damage
  • Non-woven fiber structure
  • Prevents drafts and air movement between walls
  • Improves energy efficiency
  • Lightweight, flexible and durable
  • Stands up to rigors of job site
  • Maintains constant drainage rate, even after repeated wetting and drying cycles
  • Easy to handle and install
  • Wide roll
  • Minimizes seams
  • Helps reduce labor costs

    Physical properties

    Method Unit Value