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Plastic bags can be welded together with a soldering iron. The resulting seam is strong and water resistant. This is a very useful technique for making kites.
You need some oven paper and a soldering iron. I use a soldering iron with a flat tip and temperature control.
Place the first piece of plastic on some oven paper and mark the place where you want to make the seam. Then place the other piece over the ...
With very little pressure on the soldering iron move it along the seam to melt the plastic sheets. It is important that you hold the tip so that ...
When you have finished the seam, inspect it and test it by tearing it apart. After some practising you will know the right speed and presure for different ...
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