We ( Batt Sails, that is) managed to respond really quickly to the call for quantities of PPE face protection by utilising materials and methods we found right here in the sail loft. Even corrugated cardboard was being considered for one part but eventually not adopted.
The design brief I set myself was for it to be, affordable, durable, cleanable and most essentially, available.
A lot of important “…..ables” !!
The slightly tenuous Wombles link crossed my mind when I came across this old, old, clipping from the New Zealand Herald.
1977……. if I remembermembermember correctly……………….