Moisture barrier


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moisture barrier

[′mȯis·chər ‚bar·ē·ər]
(materials)
A material that retards the passage of moisture into walls.

Moisture barrier

Any material, such as specially treated paper or plastic sheeting, which is impervious to water; used in walls and other areas to stop moisture from entering and thus prevent condensation. Also called a vapor barrier.

moisture barrier

1. A vapor barrier. 2. A damp course.
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A bimodal homopolymer HDPE that features up to 50% higher moisture barrier than standard resins has gained significant ground as a barrier layer in multilayer flexible food packaging, particularly in easy-open cereal and cracker packages.
3) CrossTech moisture barrier must be continuous from sole of boot to top of boot with no breaks or holes in coverage.
CPBS spokesperson said, "The C-SIP is unequaled in building science development and engineered with six functions integrated into one building product: exterior sheathing, superior insulation, air barrier, v por retarder, moisture barrier and structural walls.
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The film offers excellent stiffness for stand-up display, high transparency for optimum visibility, and outstanding moisture barrier, while providing opportunities for downgauging.
1901-M is ISO-10993-5 cytotoxicity approved as a medical grade electronics coating, seal, or moisture barrier.
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Other potential problems include a substandard moisture barrier or insufficient support from the subflooring.
NatureFlex NVR is a two-side coated, heat sealable renewable and certified compostable film with an intermediate moisture barrier, ideally suited to box overwrap and individual flow wrap applications.
4-micron) PCTFE film can be laminated to a variety of substrate materials including PVC, PP, COC, PETG, PE, and EVOH, resulting in several innovative structures that offer improvements in moisture barrier of up to 71 percent.
It's a bit pricey but this improved version of their original Surge product not only hydrates skin (used over eight weeks moisture is increased by over 40%) but it also contains moisture barrier technology to retain and bind moisture to the skin.
Innovia Films manufactures cellulose-based renewable and compostable filmic solutions that offer the necessary oxygen and moisture barrier properties required for dried foods.