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tyvek question
    #728796 - 07/07/02 11:01 AM (15 years, 5 months ago)

i purchased ten media pockets (cd cases thin of course) made of tyvek for 50 cents at wal-mart. I just want someone to guarntee that they will breath for me i tried breathing through it.. but that doesn't much work. so.. i was just curious if it will always be breathable or what. says they repel moisture.. so.. i don't know


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Re: tyvek question [Re: sirJ]
    #728853 - 07/07/02 11:24 AM (15 years, 5 months ago)

I almost passed out wearing a full tyvek suit. It prevented chemical vapors from entering but didnt breath AT ALL.


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    #729026 - 07/07/02 12:50 PM (15 years, 5 months ago)



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Re: tyvek question [Re: Macey Howard]
    #729258 - 07/07/02 02:28 PM (15 years, 5 months ago)

anno suggested and used it though..
so it should breath.. shouldn't it..
it appeared that even moisture escaped though when compared to filterdisks


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Re: tyvek question [Re: Macey Howard]
    #729388 - 07/07/02 03:28 PM (15 years, 5 months ago)

i'm not using it for a face mask..
i just use little dust masks..
this is for a filter disk...
over the jar.. you know..


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Re: tyvek question [Re: sirJ]
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Re: tyvek question [Re: Anno]
    #730224 - 07/07/02 10:14 PM (15 years, 5 months ago)

I use Tyvek since Anno's suggestion and it works! There are (at least) two types of Tyvek and I use Tyvek soft which is thiner.
If you take a look at Stamets GGMM you will see that the filters he uses let trough so little gases that the bags remain inflated.


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Re: tyvek question [Re: zeronio]
    #730519 - 07/08/02 05:39 AM (15 years, 5 months ago)

thanks for the bump anno..
i've read all that..
i was just curious if someone came across a sample of tyvek that won't breath.. i don't want to suffocate my mushrooms.. i guess the only way to tell is by a sample.. but it breathes obviously on yours because it let out some moisture. guess i could always wrap one end around a vacum cleaner or something and try cleaning with it.. i don't konw

your tyvek looks softer then mine.. where did you get yours from/purpose. thank you


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Re: tyvek question [Re: sirJ]
    #730531 - 07/08/02 05:55 AM (15 years, 5 months ago)

I buy mine in a hardware/building suppy store. It's used as breathable isolation for roofs.
It's really hard to blow trough it and it seems imposible to blow trough the thicker one.


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