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ThermoPly vs. OSB for Exterior Sheathing

Discussion in 'Homeowners Corner' started by rharse, Mar 30, 2005.

  1. mikec

    mikec New Member

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    what does thermoply look like vs osb? Sorry..I'm new to this stuff.

    thanks!
     
  2. Zansu

    Zansu New Member

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    thermo ply is basically foil-covered cardboard (~1/8 inch?). Oriented Strand Board is woodchips glued together into plywood (~1/4 inch?) you can probably put your fist through thermoply. wouldn't try it with OSB unless you've been taking karate.
     

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