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Re: [at-l] Tyvek Information
> I've never tried to use Tyvek for a tarp or ground cover, but here at the
> NY-NJ Trail Conference we print all of our maps on this material. It is
> virtually indestructible and (unless left in bright sunlight for a long
> period of time) the print will never fade or come off. You can stuff the
> maps in your pocket repeatedly, and re-use them time after time. Tyvek is
> completely waterproof. In fact, you can put our Trail Conference maps
> through the washing machine, and they will come out clean. (I've actually
> done this by mistake occasionally.) Tvyek is far superior to the PolyArt (or
> some similar product) used by ATC to print maps (including the A.T. maps for
> NY & NJ). That material is much cheaper, and produces a finer image, but the
> print does not sink into the paper, and it will rub off after repeated use.
> This will never happen with Tyvek. We highly recommend for printing maps.
> Daniel Chazin
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Please stop sending me e-mail about th A.T.!
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