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“New materials based on mache paper” – Patent in the ULL

In the School of Agricultural Engineering of the University of La Laguna the inventors Carlos Morán and Damián de Torres present formaché, a modelable material, with plastic characteristics close to mud or plasticine that, once dried at room temperature, hardens in such a way way that can be considered as definitive sculptural material.
Research has been opened on paper pulp, considering that a good combination and proportion between the vegetable fibers of the paper and the binders, can result in a patterned paste with characteristics of mechanical strength and conservation, apt to be considered as final material in the field of volumetric expression.

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