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Milbank is 100% natural cotton, coated with an aqueous acrylic coating. Available in both a linen and vellum finish, this premium cloth has the look and feel of a woven fabric.

Milbank cloth is extremely durable and performs well in a wide range of publishing and turned edge applications. It is exceptionally functional and accepts glue well. Milbank is also easy to decorate using the technique of your choice to create a unique look and consumer appeal for book cover and packaging applications.

Width, Weight and Thickness 54" standard
470 lbs per 1,000 linear yards
9.5 mils
Performance Characteristics Maximum crock resistance
Excellent stain and mildew resistance
Good water resistance
Good UV light resistance
Good scuff resistance
Good abrasion resistance
Good durability
Colours 22 colours stocked in Cornwall
custom colours available on a make-to-order (MTO) basis
Suggested Decorating Method Foil stamping
Blind stamping
Screen printing
Applications/End Uses Book covering - general trade books (adult and juvenile), cookbooks, book clubs, religious/hymnals, reference, University Press, college textbooks, elementary/high school textbooks, yearbooks, coffee table/museum books
Specialty Packaging - set-up boxes, slip cases, CD cases, jewelry/perfume, game boards
Mechanical Binding
Loose leaf - guide books, custom design, government manuels, stationery
Gift/sample books - Wall covering, fabric, carpet, POP
Other - photo albums, journals, diplomas
Standard Roll Size and Converting Info 100 linear yards (available from 5 yards)
Milbank may be sheeted or sheeted and squared with an additional charge if so desired.

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