Weather-Resistive Barriers: Polymeric Housewrap Fortifiber offers two grades of housewrap to address the wide-ranging construction requirements of builders nationwide. From ultra premium products with technologically advanced designs to highly cost-effective solutions that provide reliable protection, we manufacture the most versatile product line in the market.
WeatherSmart represents a new generation in housewrap technology, offering an intelligent housewrap solution - one that delivers the ideal balance between water intrusion protection and moisture vapor breathability; so it can be used in any climate and behind most exterior claddings. The product is a polymeric weather-resistive barrier, utilizing a high-strength nonwoven substrate and a monolithic non-perforated coating of smart polymers. Its unique construction protects against the elements-while being extraordinarily durable and UV stable.
Fortifiber redefines the standard in high performance building wraps for commercial applications with the introduction of its WeatherSmart Commercial weather-resistive barrier, a no-compromise solution that is the ideal blend of advanced building science and field-proven jobsite durability.
PlyDry is a code-compliant, reliable tear-resistant housewrap that is very cost-effective. Its cross-woven polypropylene fabric design, and provides dependable tensile strength to protect the product from weather exposure on jobsites. The UV-resistant polyolefin coating offers 120 days of exposure time.
|Requirement||Water Holdout (Protection Against Water Intrusion) ASTM D-779||Vapor Permeability (ability to Allow Moisture to Pass through the material) ASTM E-96||Dry Breaking Force ASTM D-5034
|WeatherSmart||>60-Minutes||56 Grams||8 perms||70lb. f/inch||55lb. f/inch||Premium|
|WeatherSmart Commercial||>60-Minutes||98 Grams||14 perms||78lb. f/inch||74lb. f/inch||Premium|
|PlyDry||>30-Minutes||57 Grams||8.1 perms||198lb. f/inch||102lb. f/inch||Classic|