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Feb 22, 2006 at 7:28 am #1217840Wayne PackerMember
Can anyone tell me what tape and/or adhesive to use to bond tyvek to itself?Feb 22, 2006 at 8:49 am #1351026d kBPL Member
I believe that there’s a Tyvek tape made specifically for that product. Maybe Home Depot would have it?Feb 22, 2006 at 10:09 am #1351030Vick HinesMember
@vickrhinesLocale: Central Texas
I’ve had good luck with Barge’s cement and Duco household contact cement. With either, rough the surface first with fine sandpaper. The Tyvek will come apart before the bond fails with either of these. Be sure to use at least 1″ overlap to get enough surface to distribute the forces on the seam. And avoid peel seams where the inside bonds to the inside or the outside to the outside. They concentrate force on a thin line. Overlapping seams – outside to inside or inside to outside are many times stronger.
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