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Plaban basics

  • Feb 8, 2021

What’s ”Plaban”?

Plaban is short for plastic sheet in Japanese. Plaban is short for plastic sheet in Japanese. In this website, we introduce Plaban crafts that shrink when heated, but there are also Plaban that do not shrink even when heated. When purchasing, please read the product description carefully and be sure to choose a Plaban that shrinks. If you continue to heat Plaban or other plastics that do not shrink when heated in a toaster oven, there is a risk of ignition, so please be careful. What is “Plaban” made of? Shrinkable Plaban are made of a material called “Polystyrene”. Many of the plastic containers that you find in delicatessen shops have the mark “PS” on them, which can also be used as a shrinking type […]