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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Historically, polyethylene and wax coatings have been used to seal porous paper, corrugated boxes, and sheets to provide a moisture barrier and/or moisture-vapor barrier to these substrates.
The HPS167-AB resin is quickly becoming the resin of choice for a PE moisture barrier.
To keep your protective keep your protective T moisture barrier intact, top up throughout the day or switch your foundation for BB or CC creams with SPF50.
Typical applications include coating of medical micro circuits, also sealing and moisture barriers encompassing substrates such as glass, FR-4, metal, ceramic, glass filled epoxy, CAP, PS, TPU and aluminium.
Innovia Films manufactures cellulose-based renewable and compostable filmic solutions that offer the necessary oxygen and moisture barrier properties required for dried foods.
The tunics consist of three protective layers - an inner thermal barrier, a moisture barrier and an outer material that is tougher and more flame resistant.
Two polyethylene grades for barrier film extrusion from Nova Chemicals are said to bring up to 50 per cent higher moisture barrier performance than existing materials.
Because PLA is hydrophilic and wants to absorb moisture, Frito Lay needed to also develop a high moisture barrier lamination film, applied between a metallic barrier layer and the PLA inner layer, to prevent damage to the food.
The system utilizes components that are both self-priming and feature a built-in moisture barrier, which can save several days in installation time.
With an added moisture barrier, these fabrics can be cleaned with a bleach solution, as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for infection control.
ECK inhibits electrolytic reactions, contains sacrificial zinc, and is an effective moisture barrier.
The main structure of the cup has a paper base with Inego plastic coating providing moisture barrier properties and grease resistance.