DuPont Performance Building Solutions Unveils New Transition Flashing for Air and Water Protection
DuPont™ DuraGard™ CM Transition Flashing complements fully compatible product portfolio, ensures building protection and simplifies specification
WILMINGTON, Del., May 27, 2021 – DuPont (NYSE: DD) today introduced DuPont™ DuraGard™ CM Transition Flashing, a versatile, durable flashing that helps protect buildings against air and water intrusion. The newly launched flashing material seals critical transitions and interfaces that are key to helping to achieve complete building protection. The addition of DuraGard™ CM Flashing complements a fully compatible, one-source product portfolio from DuPont Performance Building Solutions.
DuraGard™ CM Transition Flashing is a self-adhered material that enables easy installation with primerless adhesion to most commercial construction substrates. Equipped with a felt top-sheet for easy adhesion, DuraGard™ CM Flashing can be applied at temperatures as low as 25°F and withstand in-service temperatures as high as 250°F. The product offers a minimum six-month UV protection and meets AAMA 711-20 requirements for self-adhered flashing.
“We are pleased to integrate the new DuPont™ DuraGard™ CM Transition Flashing into our line of building envelope solutions,” said Kieran Carlisle, DuPont Performance Building Solutions North American commercial market manager. “Not only does its seamless compatibility with the DuPont commercial construction portfolio help lead to time and cost savings by eliminating the need for multiple suppliers, it also enables us to offer system warranty options with a single point of contact.”
DuraGard™ CM Flashing complements the warranted wall systems from DuPont, including the DuPont™ Thermax™ Wall System, the DuPont™ Commercial Wall² System and the DuPont™ Ultra Wall System. Available in a variety of widths from 6 inches to 36 inches, DuraGard™ CM Flashing can be used in through-wall, base-of-wall, roof/wall junction, window head and intermediate roof applications.
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Grounded in science, DuPont Performance Building Solutions and Corian® Design are working alongside those who also seek a sustainable tomorrow to help people thrive at home and in their communities for years to come. By developing solutions for managing the air, water and thermal performance of buildings and residences, we help our customers build energy-efficient, resilient, and durable shelters in a rapidly changing world. Backed by unmatched industry insight, building knowledge, and technical support, as well as world-class brands such as Styrofoam™ Brand, Tyvek®, and Great Stuff™, our products and services portfolio enables customers to focus on what they do best, no matter where and how they choose to build.
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