DuPont Safety & Construction Introduces FlexWrap™ EZ Adhesive Tape to the U.S. Market

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Latest Building Envelope Innovation Seals Exterior Penetrations for Improved Air Tightness

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Multiple trades can use this single product on various types of penetrations for sealing the building envelope; no longer needing multiple products for different applications.

DuPont Safety & Construction today introduced DuPont™ FlexWrap™ EZ to its full line of 100 percent butyl-backed DuPont™ Flashing Systems that help to create an air- and water-tight protective envelope.

DuPont™ FlexWrap™ EZ is a flexible and versatile self-adhered flashing tape designed to seal around small exterior penetrations of all different shapes and sizes. It is ideal for flashing around the many smaller electrical, HVAC, and plumbing penetrations as a fast and easy solution to help improve energy efficiency and the durability of a wall system.

Uniquely designed in a 2¾ inches wide by 15 feet length roll, FlexWrap™ EZ can be applied to maneuver around small penetrations to reduce the opportunity for air leakage throughout the building envelope. The split release liner aids in a quick and easy installation, with accompanying guidelines and videos found at http://www.FlexWrapEZ.dupont.com.

“Our latest innovation is unique and different from competitive solutions because of its flexibility, and versatility, for use on such a wide variety of wall penetrations typically found on a home or building,” said Residential Market Manager Alan Hubbell. “Multiple trades can use this single product on various types of penetrations for sealing the building envelope; no longer needing multiple products for different applications.” Hubbell elaborates, “It helps reduce complexity for builders and contractors. One roll is enough to seal around all the typical penetrations in an average-sized home. Plus, FlexWrap™ EZ is designed to withstand extreme temperatures and 270 days of UV exposure, making it suitable for use in residential and commercial applications.”

DuPont™ FlexWrap™ EZ is a part of a complete DuPont™ Tyvek® Building Envelope Solutions portfolio to protect the entire building against air and water intrusion. All DuPont™ Flashing Systems products are available nationwide wherever DuPont™ Tyvek® Building Envelope products are sold: http://www.weatherization.tyvek.com.

DuPont™ FlexWrap™ EZ was first introduced to the European market and will be coming soon to the Canada marketplace.

For Greater Good™ is the promise of the DuPont™ Tyvek® brand. Tyvek® can provide the trusted protective barrier people need to worry less so they can focus on accomplishing bigger things – making the greater good possible.

About DuPont Safety & Construction

DuPont Safety & Construction, a DowDuPont Specialty Products Division business, is a global leader in products and solutions that protect what matters – people, structures and the environment – and enables its customers to win through unique capabilities, global scale and iconic brands including Corian®, Kevlar®, Nomex®, Tyvek®, Styrofoam™ and Filmtec®.

About DowDuPont Specialty Products Division

DowDuPont Specialty Products, a division of DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP), is a global innovation leader with technology-based materials, ingredients and solutions that help transform industries and everyday life. Our employees apply diverse science and expertise to help customers advance their best ideas and deliver essential innovations in key markets including electronics, transportation, building and construction, health and wellness, food and worker safety. DowDuPont intends to separate the Specialty Products Division into an independent, publicly traded company. More information can be found at http://www.dow-dupont.com.

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5/8/18

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