The TYPAR® Weather Protection System provides exceptional air and water holdout, optimal moisture vapor transmission, superior tear strength, and outstanding surfactant resistance. At the heart of the system are TYPAR Weather Resistant Barriers (WRB) which act as air and moisture barriers, while allowing moisture vapor to escape from the wall cavity. Installed before the exterior siding, TYPAR WRBs also protect the structure from nature’s harshest elements with exceptional tear strength and ultraviolet stability.
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Benjamin Obdyke’s Cedar Breather® Ventilated Roof Underlayment provides space for a continuous airflow between the solid roof deck and the shingles. Its three-dimensional design allows the entire underside of the shingle to dry, eliminating excess moisture, preventing thermal cupping and warping, and reducing potential rotting.
Benjamin Obdyke’s Slicker® Classic is the original rolled rainscreen. The unique, vertically-channeled, three-dimensional matrix of Slicker Classic provides a continuous space for drainage and drying, a thermal break, and pressure equalization—eliminating the threat of trapped moisture.
Benjamin Obdyke’s Slicker® MAX is a vertically channeled rainscreen that includes a filter fabric, providing enhanced UV and compression resistance. Slicker MAX is ideal for providing drainage and ventilation behind fiber cement, stone veneer, and stucco applications.
Benjamin Obdyke’s Slicker® HP is the first all-in-one moisture management solution to feature a detachable rainscreen and premium housewrap in a single application. The ability to detach the rainscreen from the housewrap without compromising water holdout simplifies installation and allows installers to use preferred flashing methods.