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Pittsville 04-30-2012 03:26 AM

Self-healing WRB?
 
Does anyone know if a self-healing WRB is manufactured? I know Dupont makes a self-healing membrane for flashing openings... Just curious if something similar is available for wrapping the entire structure?

Tom Struble 04-30-2012 07:37 AM

Vycor makes a fluid applied that may be
http://www.na.graceconstruction.com/...&did=39&id=169

joecaption 04-30-2012 09:08 AM

My first question is why?
I would think that would make a double vaper barrier and hold moisture inside the wall.
What's wrong with Tyvek?

woodworkbykirk 04-30-2012 03:46 PM

bakor makes a blueskin product that is designed to heal. just check their website

Tom Struble 04-30-2012 07:22 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by joecaption (Post 910803)
My first question is why?
I would think that would make a double vaper barrier and hold moisture inside the wall.
What's wrong with Tyvek?


they can make it permeable,seals around fasteners,paper cant

Gary in WA 05-02-2012 12:42 AM

Toward the end: http://www.greenbuildingadvisor.com/...stive-barriers

Fasteners leak water: http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&sourc...kv-Xgg&cad=rja

Gary


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