26 Mar 2016

Bioplastic Repairs

From This Way Up, 12:33 pm on 26 March 2016

Photo: FORMcard

FORMcards are handy pieces of meltable bio-plastic about the size of a credit card. The card is melted with hot water, then when it cools it becomes strong like nylon. So it can be moulded into different shapes and used to repair your stuff or build new things, like a new knob for the stereo or even a canoe!

FORMcard inventor Peter Marigold talks with Simon Morton about the joys of fixing something expensive with something cheap: