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 **ISSUES:​** ​ as we didn't have enough gelatin powder, we decided to replace it with starch but we ended up with a whitish soft gel that we didn't like at all. It might well be that we added too much starch but in the end we bought more gelatin powder to continue the testing. **ISSUES:​** ​ as we didn't have enough gelatin powder, we decided to replace it with starch but we ended up with a whitish soft gel that we didn't like at all. It might well be that we added too much starch but in the end we bought more gelatin powder to continue the testing.
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 +After a couple of days, the bioplastics were covered by mould. It is possible to remove it with a sponge and let the plastic dry at the sun.  To avoid the moulding, it's useful to rub lemon, vinegar or alcool on the plastics and let them dry in a warm and dry place. ​
  
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 **NOTES**: we would like to experiment with laser cut laces structures and pour a thick layer of gelatin mix on it to produce flexible but solid bioplastic sheets. **NOTES**: we would like to experiment with laser cut laces structures and pour a thick layer of gelatin mix on it to produce flexible but solid bioplastic sheets.
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