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LDPE Pallet Wrap

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Nicolas imuh

LDPE Pallet Wrap

20/04/2018 at 13:07

Hello Everyone !

Though machines aren’t build yet, i have bought an oven for 10€, and a themic scraper (sry not sure of the correct word), and have been using an iron to blend sheets of pallet wrap together.

What is amazing with that plastic is that you can directly do the welding with adapted temperature it is water proof & can hold almost 10kg without feeling it is breaking; also through that type of testing we realised that several layers of trash bags creates a sort of leather; further testing is on it’s way, will keep you posted !

Cheers,

Nick

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dedicated
24/04/2018 at 00:36
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@imuh Would love to see how you did this!! maybe a sequence of pictures

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warrior
25/04/2018 at 10:11
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@plastikfantastik thanks ! we are going to make a little video explaining the process today 😉

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warrior
25/04/2018 at 16:36
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here is the youtube link for the Tutorial video (sorry it is in french)
I will be working on the subtitles soon enough

(also sorry for the bad image/editing quality, this was my first shot at this)

Will try to do some more with different techniques !

Cheers !

ps: also here are 2 other different possible outputs

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warrior
27/04/2018 at 14:57
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A backpack we created using the same technique; added a closing system with 2 little pieces of wood

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dedicated
29/04/2018 at 14:47
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@imuh Cool bags, I love the process I will give it try Thanks Nick!!!

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starter
29/04/2018 at 17:00
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This amazing idea! I must try, please tell me the paper you are using to iron over, is it parchment or can other paper such as newsprint or newspaper work just as well?
Thanks again for the share!!

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warrior
30/04/2018 at 07:44
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@plastikfantastik & @mommamary23 i just got the translation for the type of paper i use ; it’s called “greaseproof paper”, doesn’t cost much and you can reuse the paper as long as you don’t make holes in it ! 😉 have fun trying out the techniques !!

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warrior
04/05/2018 at 19:08
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Here is a much bigger backpack !!

The first one was filled in less than 5 minutes picking up plastic trash along the river closeby. The technique is a bit more developped.
Indeed we used a pattern as if it was cloth and then replaced the sewing by iron fusing

We are now trying to figure a way to use that new material as water protection for some wooden cases we have; will keep you posted !

 

Cheers !

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starter
08/06/2018 at 09:18
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Nice Bags !
Fortunately I didn’t throw away our iron, although we don’t iron our clothes anymore !
Thanks for the video !

Laurent

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