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Plyban? What exactly is it and what does it look like?
« on: May 04, 2012, 11:38:43 PM »
I ordered some Plyban from Hoegger.  I was expecting something plastic or resembling plastic.  According to their website, there should be two 18 inch by 22 inch sheets per package. I ordered a triple pack, so I should have six 18 x 22 sheets. 

It looks and feels like thin fabric cheesecloth or muslin to me.  It appears very clean looking, like it was pressed, but each "package" (plastic bag) contains one sheet of multiply folded fabric (folded just like regular cheesecloth) that is 40 inches by 74 inches.   Roughly 2960 square inches, or 2.28 square yards.  Their muslin is described as 2 square yards per package, so this seems to fit.

Anyway, since I've never seen plyban, I don't know what to expect.  But I believe this isn't it.

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Re: Plyban? What exactly is it and what does it look like?
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2012, 11:53:07 PM »
After reading this thread Cheese Cloth - Plyban, I'm relatively certain it was just a mix up and they sent me regular muslin instead of plyban.  I gather that plyban has an unmistakeably distinct look and feel that couldn't be mistaken for muslin.

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Re: Plyban? What exactly is it and what does it look like?
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2012, 01:06:43 AM »
Here's a few examples of PlyBan, or plastic cheesecloth.

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Re: Plyban? What exactly is it and what does it look like?
« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2012, 05:20:03 AM »
I love that aligator skin look.
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Re: Plyban? What exactly is it and what does it look like?
« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2012, 10:08:52 AM »
Thanks Boofer.  I talked to them and they are going to send me the right stuff.

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Re: Plyban? What exactly is it and what does it look like?
« Reply #5 on: May 05, 2012, 11:51:46 AM »
I love that aligator skin look.
Oh, you mean this?

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Re: Plyban? What exactly is it and what does it look like?
« Reply #6 on: May 05, 2012, 12:41:32 PM »
yes! :)      Swamp cheese!
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Re: Plyban? What exactly is it and what does it look like?
« Reply #7 on: May 06, 2012, 01:02:29 AM »
yes! :)      Swamp cheese!
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