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What Keeps You Safe?

What Keeps You Safe?

“What Keeps You Safe?” PPE videos from DuPont show how heroes in firefighting, military, law enforcement, and emergency response rely on DuPont invention and innovation.

Fluid Applied Weather Barrier Systems for Multifamily Value & Performance

Fluid Applied Weather Barrier Systems for Multifamily Value & Performance

When it comes to fluid applied weather barrier (WB) systems, it’s good to know multifamily architects, specifiers, owners, developers, builders, and consultants can have it both ways: Above-code building performance from a trusted name with fast, simple one-pass application using standard spray application tools.

Multifamily Weather Barrier, 2.0

Multifamily Weather Barrier, 2.0

Building Science & Sustainability Leader with the DuPont™ Building Knowledge Center, Benjamin Meyer, discusses what the new Tyvek® Fluid Applied WB+ system means to multifamily architects, owners, developers, builders, and consultants.

DuPont™ Tyvek® Fluid Applied WB+™ Fast Facts

DuPont™ Tyvek® Fluid Applied WB+™ Fast Facts

Frequently Asked Questions around the use of DuPont™ Tyvek® Fluid Applied WB+™ for Multifamily construction.

Optimizing Multifamily Weather Barrier Design

Optimizing Multifamily Weather Barrier Design

Building a multifamily property to simultaneously meet code, profit goals, peer-property requirements, and tenant needs requires business flair and discipline. Learn how a new class of fluid applied WB technology reinvents installation ease for multifamily construction.

Commercial Specifications Resource Center

Commercial Specifications Resource Center

The following information is being provided as a resource for more information about the DuPont products listed in Product MasterSpec Section 072500 Weather Barriers and Section 072726 Fluid Applied.

NFPA 285 Compliance

NFPA 285 Compliance

DuPont™ Tyvek® weather barriers for commercial use are compliant with NFPA 285 standards for vertical fire performance in exterior wall assemblies.

Serious Injuries & Fatality Prevention

Serious Injuries & Fatality Prevention

A Closer Look at Sustainable Serious Injuries & Fatality Prevention

Find a Distributor

Find a Distributor

Find a DuPont™ Corian® solid surface and DuPont™ Zodiaq® quartz surface distributor in your area.

LEED® Certified Building

LEED® Certified Building

DuPont™ Building Envelope system products can help contribute to a LEED® certified building by helping to seal the building envelope against both air and water infiltration.

Current Offers

Current Offers

Here, you’ll find all of our offers and promotions for DuPont™ Corian® solid Surface and Zodiaq® quartz surfaces.

Wall Sheathing Comparison

Wall Sheathing Comparison

Comparison shows Tyvek® weather barriers offer superior performance over ZIP System® Wall Sheathing in five key areas.

Vinyl Siding Installed Over DuPont™ Tyvek® ThermaWrap™ R5.0

Vinyl Siding Installed Over DuPont™ Tyvek® ThermaWrap™ R5.0

Wind Load Resistance, Impact Resistance and Surface Distortion of Vinyl Siding Installed Over DuPont™ Tyvek® ThermaWrap™ R5.0

Understanding Vapor Permeability

Understanding Vapor Permeability

See how the optimal level of vapor permeability – a key Tyvek® difference – helps promote drying, and protects against water damage and mold in wall systems.

DuPont™ Tyvek® Homewrap® on Operation Build

DuPont™ Tyvek® Homewrap® on Operation Build

DuPont™ Tyvek® Homewrap® and DuPont Weatherization products were featured on a recent episode of Operation Build on A&E.

Sustainable Buildings

Sustainable Buildings

DuPont Building Envelope systems are designed for use in sustainable buildings that last longer, while using less energy and fossil fuels.

Protecting Foam Sheathing

Protecting Foam Sheathing

Tyvek® weather barriers are a must to protect wall systems that include exterior foam sheathing from air and water infiltration.

Future-Proofing Your Homes

Future-Proofing Your Homes

How the right material selection helps you get the root of warranty issues.

Using Intelligent Marketing to Promote Intelligent Products

Using Intelligent Marketing to Promote Intelligent Products

Smart tactics for using name-brand materials to appeal to savvy homebuyers.

What New Data Reveals About the Evolving Homebuyer

What New Data Reveals About the Evolving Homebuyer

Millennials shop for homes differently — and more than ever, materials matter.

Sustainable Building Products

Sustainable Building Products

Tyvek® weather barrier and other DuPont building envelope materials have received the NAHB Green Approved Product Seal for National Green Building Certification as sustainable building products

Tyvek® Fluid Applied Product Availability Locator

Tyvek® Fluid Applied Product Availability Locator

A geographic overview of where to purchase Tyvek® Fluid Applied.

Energy Efficient Homes

Energy Efficient Homes

DuPont Building Envelope systems bring 30 years of innovation to providing air and moisture control for today’s energy efficient homes and commercial buildings.

Design Without Compromise: Balancing Durable And Energy-Efficient Buildings

Design Without Compromise: Balancing Durable And Energy-Efficient Buildings

DuPont Building Scientist Maria Spinu, Ph.D. discusses recent energy code changes, and how they are challenging traditional thinking about energy efficient building, and creating new best practices.

Controlling Air Leakage

Controlling Air Leakage

Tyvek® presents myths and facts about airtightness, and the impact of air leakage on energy use, durability, comfort and indoor air quality.

Commercial Building Envelope Design

Commercial Building Envelope Design

Commercial building professionals trust Tyvek® air and water barriers to provide a simple, cost-effective way to improve energy efficiency and lower total operating costs over time, when used as part of a building envelope design solution.

Choosing The Best House Wrap

Choosing The Best House Wrap

Compare the material science and performance of DuPont™ Tyvek® weather barriers with perforated wraps, to determine the best house wrap for vapor permeability and air and water holdout.

Building Science Experts

Building Science Experts

Meet the DuPont building science experts responsible for developing innovative, energy efficient building envelope products and knowledge solutions.

DuPont Building Science Collaborations

DuPont Building Science Collaborations

DuPont building science collaborations with industry organizations are central to developing more sustainable, innovative construction practices, standards, and codes.

Building Envelope Testing

Building Envelope Testing

DuPont building science has led to the development of portable wall assembly testing stations specially designed for real-world building envelope testing in a variety of challenging climates.

Building Envelope CEU: Take our new video CEUs right from our site on NFPA 285 and Fluid Applied Air Barrier Membranes.

Building Envelope CEU: Take our new video CEUs right from our site on NFPA 285 and Fluid Applied Air Barrier Membranes.

Stay up-to-date and earn hours towards your continuing education requirements with Building Envelope systems CEU for construction professionals. Take our new video CEUs right from our site on NFPA 285 and Fluid Applied Air Barrier Membranes.

Building Envelope Solutions

Building Envelope Solutions

DuPont Building Envelope solutions apply building science to help residential contractors create more durable, energy-efficient homes.

Airtightness And Other Myths

Airtightness And Other Myths

Common misconceptions about building airtightness, R-value, and the value of a vapor barrier, with building science facts from the DuPontTM Building Knowledge Center.

Air Leakage Testing

Air Leakage Testing

Air leakage testing shows Tyvek® commercial air barrier assemblies exceed a range of requirements, when tested in accordance with ASTM E2357.

Air Barrier Association Evaluation

Air Barrier Association Evaluation

The Air Barrier Association of America (ABAA) provides third-party evaluation of a range of air barrier systems for designers, contractors, and installers, including a range of DuPont™ Tyvek® systems.

Get Tickets Now to our Learning Lab at Modernism Week 2017!

Get Tickets Now to our Learning Lab at Modernism Week 2017!

On February 17, 2017, in Palm Springs, Modernism Week, alongside DuPont Surfaces, brings you the inaugural "Learning Lab" educational series. Devoted to spreading business and design related ideas through CEU-accredited conversations and presentations, this VIP event will be limited to 100 design professionals.

Get the Marble Aesthetic Without the Maintenance

Get the Marble Aesthetic Without the Maintenance

Zodiaq® London Sky is a softened hue that allows for a modern, classic design to blend with almost any design.

Earn LEED® Certification Points with DuPont Surfaces

Earn LEED® Certification Points with DuPont Surfaces

Earn LEED® certification points with DuPont™ Corian® and DuPont™ Zodiaq® surfaces.

Sustainable Design Just Got Easier

Sustainable Design Just Got Easier

Thanks to the durable and renewable properties of Corian®, consumers, builders, architects and designers can do their part for their environment.

Take the Virtual Hospital Tour

Take the Virtual Hospital Tour

Explore how DuPont materials are being utilized in healthcare spaces.

Healthcare Design and DuPont Innovation

Healthcare Design and DuPont Innovation

Healthcare building design is changing and DuPont is at the forefront, collaborating with healthcare architects and designers to create innovative new healthcare building design solutions.

Cut Test Methods

Cut Test Methods

Review the various cut test methods used by regional and global standards groups to rate the level of cut protection of gloves and other accessories.

The DSS Consulting Philosophy

The DSS Consulting Philosophy

Read about the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) consulting philosophy and learn more about transformational business solutions informed by years of practical experience.

Getting Ahead of the Curve

Getting Ahead of the Curve

Read the Pew Center case study to learn more about DuPont corporate strategies and what the company is doing to help address climate change challenges.

A Catalyst for Transformation

A Catalyst for Transformation

Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions brochure on using real-world expertise in consulting services and technology licensing to help transform businesses

Ozone-friendly Refrigerant Options

Ozone-friendly Refrigerant Options

DuPont is helping to make ozone-friendly natural refrigerants designed to replace R-22 in existing air conditioning and refrigeration systems.

Sustainable Operations Overview Brochure

Sustainable Operations Overview Brochure

Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) overview brochure on maximizing business sustainability and protecting assets through Sustainable Operations.

Zodiaq® Features and Benefits

Zodiaq® Features and Benefits

Zodiaq® surfaces are visually striking — and utterly unique. Rich with pattern, subtle with color, their natural aesthetics can enhance your space with hue and visual texture. Check out all of the features that make Zodiaq® the right choice for you!

DuPont Bio-Based Products

DuPont Bio-Based Products

Bio-based products are a critical component of DuPont’s efforts to reduce dependence on fossil fuels. When it comes to bio-based products, DuPont science is innovating across the entire development chain, from seeds and feedstocks through proprietary fermentation and chemical processes to the final high-performance, economically efficient products our customers demand.

Sorona® and Bio-Based Product Labels

Sorona® and Bio-Based Product Labels

The USDA BioPreferred Certification of DuPont™ Sorona® means manufacturers can offer innovative products that customers can readily identify. Innovative products help reduce the use of fossil fuels and help reduce emissions.

Zodiaq® Slab Information

Zodiaq® Slab Information

Zodiaq® can be used for a wide range of horizontal and vertical applications across all sorts of environments. It can be cut to exact requirements with complete precision. It is worked and installed using the same techniques and machinery as natural stone.

Safety Culture in Capital Projects

Safety Culture in Capital Projects

Read a DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) paper that describes the four stages of culture strength: reactive, dependent, independent, and interdependent.

Composite Building Panels with HFFR Core Layer

Composite Building Panels with HFFR Core Layer

Using DuPont™ Elvaloy® AC as an HFFR core layer base resin can help manufacturers improve flame retardance and sound deadening of composite building panels.

PE-Aluminum Adhesive with Bynel®

PE-Aluminum Adhesive with Bynel®

Tailored DuPont™ Bynel® resins can be used in composite building panels to meet a range of PE-aluminum adhesive needs.

Operational Excellence Infographic

Operational Excellence Infographic

This infographic outlines why companies undertake operational improvements, the external drivers, gaps which can lead to a low success rate and the benefits of an operations excellence program.

Operations Excellence Overview

Operations Excellence Overview

Achieving operations excellence is one of the most important contributors to an organization’s sustainable performance and growth. Learn more about the DuPont Consulting Solution for operations excellence.

The Path to Operational Excellence

The Path to Operational Excellence

Read the article to learn more about why operational excellence is one of the most important contributors to an organization’s sustainable performance and growth.

Better Safety Monitoring

Better Safety Monitoring

Download the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) market study and research paper to learn more about safety monitoring and workplace safety incidents in Europe.

Training Solutions Brochure

Training Solutions Brochure

DSS Training Solutions offers scalable applications with versatile implementation options.

Contractor Safety Management Consulting

Contractor Safety Management Consulting

Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) brochure for information on the dynamics of successful owner/contractor engagements.

DuPont Interior Design Trends

DuPont Interior Design Trends

DuPont and forecasting agency Global Color Research help architects, designers, and fabricators explore future interior design trends in color tone and texture.

Impact Modifier Resins

Impact Modifier Resins

DuPont impact modifier resins increase the durability of molded or extruded plastics, particularly those subject to impact forces or cold weather service.

PVC Modified Polymers in ABS and Polyesters

PVC Modified Polymers in ABS and Polyesters

DuPont™ Elvaloy® PVC modified polymers are highly miscible in PVC, offering opportunities for PVC-based manufacturers to differentiate product performance and more.

PBT Impact Resistance

PBT Impact Resistance

Elvaloy® PTW provides super-tough impact resistance while improving hydrolysis resistance of PBT compounds for higher product quality.

Grafted Polyolefin Resins

Grafted Polyolefin Resins

Fusabond® grafted polyolefin resins improve toughness and other end-use performance properties in polymer systems.

Coupling Agents

Coupling Agents

Several DuPont polymer modifiers can be used as coupling agents in filled plastic compounds, often enhancing performance properties.

Rigid PVC Modification

Rigid PVC Modification

DuPont™ Elvaloy® resin modifiers improve the performance and lower the cost of rigid PVC compounds.

PVC Roofing with DuPont™ Elvaloy® KEE

PVC Roofing with DuPont™ Elvaloy® KEE

The unique PVC roofing membrane plasticizer from DuPont is typically used in low-slope, single-ply commercial roofing membrane systems from leading manufacturers.

Fold-and-Form No Dig Pipe Liners

Ask for Roofing Membranes Made with Elvaloy® KEE

Ask for Roofing Membranes Made with Elvaloy® KEE

Ask for roofing membranes made with DuPont™ Elvaloy® KEE to make sure your roofing project has long-lasting performance.

PE-Aluminum Adhesive with Bynel®

PE-Aluminum Adhesive with Bynel®

Tailored DuPont™ Bynel® resins can be used in composite building panels to meet a range of PE-aluminum adhesive needs.

Composite Paneling with HFFR Coupling

Composite Paneling with HFFR Coupling

Composite paneling with HFFR coupling in core compounds, as well as wire and cable jacketing, can be reliably achieved using DuPont™ Fusabond® functionalized polyolefins.

DuPont™ Elvaloy® KEE Terpolymer Overview

DuPont™ Elvaloy® KEE Terpolymer Overview

DuPont™ Elvaloy® KEE is a unique ketone ethylene ester (KEE) terpolymer supplied in pellet form to makers of durable low-slope roofing membranes.

Chemical Resistance of DuPont™ Elvaloy® KEE

Chemical Resistance of DuPont™ Elvaloy® KEE

Products made with Elvaloy® KEE have shown chemical resistance, being used successfully for many years in a variety of chemical environments.

Elvaloy® AC Ethylene Acrylate Copolymer Versatility

Elvaloy® AC Ethylene Acrylate Copolymer Versatility

DuPont™ Elvaloy® ethylene acrylate copolymer resins have a substantially higher heat resistance than EVAs and other polar copolymers.

Our Vision

Our Vision

At DuPont Surfaces, we strive to offer unique, beautiful products that stand the test of time. In this quest, we remain committed to the pillars of innovation, inspiration, beauty, and reality that act as the guidepost for our organization.

EPA Guidelines

EPA Guidelines

Brief summary of the US EPA's (Environmental Protection Agency) "Level's of Protection (LOP)" as applicable to those individuals involved in handling hazardous materials. LOP's are based on the type of respiratory protection required to ensure the safety of the user under the specified conditions of use.

Oeko-Tex Standard 100 for Sorona®

Oeko-Tex Standard 100 for Sorona®

In August of 2011, DuPont™ Sorona® received Oeko-Tex® Standard 100 Class 1 Certification — third-party verification that Sorona® polymer meets the most stringent safety standards and is suitable for a wide range of carpet and textile applications including those intended for babies and toddlers.

Planning Your Zodiaq® Countertop Installation

Planning Your Zodiaq® Countertop Installation

Find essential information on installing DuPont™ Zodiaq® quartz surface countertops — everything from measuring and budgeting to finding a retailer.

Planning Your Corian® Countertop Installation

Planning Your Corian® Countertop Installation

Here, you’ll find helpful information on residential countertop installation basics, including locating a retailer, measuring, and budgeting both time and money.

Designing a Kitchen

Designing a Kitchen

Whether you are replacing your countertops, renovating your entire kitchen, or building a new home, there are a few simple principles to remember that can make designing a kitchen a rewarding experience.

Designing a Bathroom

Designing a Bathroom

Designing a bathroom can be a fun and gratifying experience, provided you plan carefully. This guide can help you get started selecting surfaces, and plotting your bath layout. Plus, there’s also some visual inspiration to help kick-start bathroom design ideas.

Match Any Color with Corian® Custom Colors

Match Any Color with Corian® Custom Colors

Introducing DuPont™ Corian® Custom Colors - you supply a color sample and the color scientists at DuPont will match it as exactly as possible.

Tedlar® Film Provides Long Lasting Protection for Interior and Exterior Architectural Applications

Tedlar® Film Provides Long Lasting Protection for Interior and Exterior Architectural Applications

Tedlar® PVF film provides cost effective long lasting aesthethic protection that is easy to clean and safe for archetectural applications.

How to Clean Corian®

How to Clean Corian®

Corian® brand solid surface was designed to be easy to clean and maintain. These helpful How to Clean Corian® Guidelines cover routine maintenance and prevention basics, and include specific product recommendations.

Corian® Retailer Locator

Corian® Retailer Locator

Locate your local Corian® Retailer with our helpful locator.

DuPont™ Zodiaq® Quartz Surface Compared to Other Materials

DuPont™ Zodiaq® Quartz Surface Compared to Other Materials

See how attractive DuPont™ Zodiaq® quartz surface looks when you compare quartz countertops with granite and polyester solid surface.

Corian® Design Studios

Corian® Design Studios

DuPont™ Corian® Design Studios help fire the imaginations of architects, designers, and fabricators with innovative and inspiring uses of DuPont™ Corian® solid surface.

How to Clean Quartz Countertops

How to Clean Quartz Countertops

There’s not much of a curve when it comes to learning how to clean quartz countertops— especially those created with durable, stain-resistant DuPont™ Zodiaq® quartz surface. This helpful guide is all you need to keep your Zodiaq® countertops gleaming with the natural beauty of quartz for many years to come.

CAD Technical Drawings

CAD Technical Drawings

The most professional, accurate diagrams available to aid you in all phases of design and installation in DWG and PDF file format.

Specification Templates

Specification Templates

Microsoft Word templates that can be utilized for creating product specification documents.

NEXT Installations at the DuPont Corian® Design Studio NY

NEXT Installations at the DuPont Corian® Design Studio NY

Designers, Erik Tietz and Andrew Baccon, bring the DuPont Corian® NEXT collection to life at the Corian® Design Studio in New York

NEXT Inspiration from Mark Woodman

NEXT Inspiration from Mark Woodman

Mark Woodman is the DuPont Surfaces color expert who was tasked with designing the 2014 new color pallete, the NEXT collection. Mark discusses the inspiration behind the new colors and how to use them to excite your client's next project.

Flow Architect featuring DuPont Surfaces

Flow Architect featuring DuPont Surfaces

FLOW Architech chief designer and founder, Shadi Shahrokhi, discusses his FLOW speaker designs and why he chooses to work with DuPont™ Corian® solid surface.

Training and Continuing Education

Training and Continuing Education

At DuPont, we take particular satisfaction in our work with the creative community: architects, designers, artists. That’s why we are committed to providing continuing education classes and seminars, to help us create ever more beautiful and functional buildings.

Corian® Color Evolution

Corian® Color Evolution

A refined and enhanced color palette for DuPont™ Corian®

Order a Sample

Order a Sample

Pick out your preferred colors, using the color selector tool and then order Corian® and Zodiaq® countertop samples.

Food Service Installation Training

Food Service Installation Training

Training is available to help facilitate food service installations of DuPont™ Corian® and DuPont™ Zodiaq® surfaces.

Corian® Ideas for Your Next Design

Corian® Ideas for Your Next Design

Corian® solid surface lets your ideas run wild with endless possibilities for lighting and textural effects, monolithic flowing forms, and bold, unique colors.

Corian® Countertop Repair

Corian® Countertop Repair

The basics of Corian® countertop repair are well within the skill set of the average homeowner. These helpful countertop repair guidelines may be all you need to keep your Corian® countertops looking pristine for many years to come.

Compare Corian® Solid Surface to Other Materials

Compare Corian® Solid Surface to Other Materials

Use our countertop materials comparison chart to see how the performance attributes of DuPont™ Corian® solid surface stack up against granite, polyester solid surface, and laminate.

View PDF | FR Garment Comfort: Explaining the Mystery

View PDF | FR Garment Comfort: Explaining the Mystery

This article discusses the complex issue of FR garment comfort, explaining the three pillars of comfort and the importance of conducting a wear trial.

View PDF | The 3 Second Myth: FR Compliance vs. Protection

View PDF | The 3 Second Myth: FR Compliance vs. Protection

Do you choose FR clothing based on compliance or protection? This article explains the importance of choosing FR garments based on specific hazards.

View PDF | Your Safety is Nothing to Experiment With: Got PPE?

View PDF | Your Safety is Nothing to Experiment With: Got PPE?

This article discusses various aspects of the University of California’s journey to address personal protection across its network of labs on its many campuses. Highlights of the article include key milestones and benefits.

View PDF | Do I Need Dual Hazard Protection?

Thermal Regulations Overview

Thermal Regulations Overview

DuPont offers an overview of the typical regulation hazard codes and the leading thermal regulations impacting personal protective equipment (PPE).

NESC® C2 Overview

NESC® C2 Overview

NESC® C2 sets best practices and rules to protect utility workers in the construction, maintenance, and operation of electric supply and communication lines and equipment.

NFPA 2112 Overview

NFPA 2112 Overview

NFPA 2112, the standard on flame-resistant garments for protection of industrial personnel against flash fire, provides minimum requirements for the design, construction, evaluation, and certification of flame-resistant garments for use by industrial personnel.

NFPA 2113 Overview

NFPA 2113 Overview

NFPA 2113 specifies the minimum selection, care, use, and maintenance requirements for flame-resistant garments for use by industrial personnel in areas at risk from flash fires or short-duration flame exposure that are compliant with NFPA 2112.

NFPA 70E® Electric Arc

NFPA 70E® Electric Arc

The NFPA 70E® electric arc flash standard addresses electrical safety–related work practices for employee workplaces that are necessary for the practical safeguarding of employees relative to the hazards associated with electrical energy during activities such as the installation, inspection, operation, maintenance, and demolition of electric conductors, electric equipment, signaling and communications conductors and equipment, and raceways.

Durability and Lifecycle of DuPont™ Protera®

Durability and Lifecycle of DuPont™ Protera®

The superior lifecycle of DuPont™ Protera®, as well as its thermal-resistant protection and ease of maintenance, sets it apart from FR-treated fabrics. See how Protera® compares.

Durability and Lifecycle of DuPont™ Nomex®

Durability and Lifecycle of DuPont™ Nomex®

Durable, inherently fire-resistant Nomex® fiber has an excellent wear life and helps contribute to bottom-line savings.

Comfort & Heat Stress

Comfort & Heat Stress

For maximum protection against fires, the body must be covered as completely as possible with flame-resistant protective clothing. This requires long pants and long sleeves, making for hot work in warm and humid climates. Understandably, industrial workers may be concerned about potential heat stress when wearing protective apparel. Learn more about the factors that can lead to heat stress, and how DuPont brands can help offer comfort and protection in protective garments.

Our Partners

How DuPont™ Sorona® is Made

How DuPont™ Sorona® is Made

Using glucose as the basis for Bio-PDO™, a bio-based monomer, DuPont created a renewably sourced ingredient for biobased fibers like DuPont™ Sorona®, which is used in everyday products, like carpet and apparel.

About the Project

About the Project

For over 40 years, DuPont™ Nomex® and Kevlar® have been committed to providing material solutions that help improve the safety of workers—from industrial workers to EMTs and firefighters. ‘Together We Rise to Any Challenge’ was created to help document the life-saving stories of firefighters through a combination of videotaped interviews and individual portraits.

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