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45 Best Household Uses for VELCRO® / Hook & Loop Tape

All of us know VELCRO® works on shoes since most of used to wear shoes with velcro fasteners as kids, BUT the product has dozens of other applications we often overlook.  From everyday needs to affix it and forget it, here are a few of our favorite uses for the famous fastener at home. What

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The History of Velcro

Velcro was the invention of a Swiss engineer, Georges de Mestral. In 1941 he went for a walk with his dog in the woods and noticed that the burrs which clung onto his trousers could be used for something useful. It took him 8 years to come up with a synthetic solution, which involved two

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The History Of Velcro In Just Over 1 Minute

  Velcro fascinates us. We don’t expect it to wow you though. That being said, the benefits of Velcro are undeniable; we think it’s one of the greatest inventions in the last 100 years (we’re biased though). In fact, in our headquarters we have many photos posted of Mr. George de Mestral, the inventor of

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The Invention of Velcro Has Had Lasting Effects

There are times when a mechanical zipper is not up to the job for fastening. Velcro was invented many years ago as an alternative to a zipper and there are now countless ways in which it can be utilized. Velcro was used by astronauts to help them move around in space suits and it eventually

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3 Uses For Large Velcro Sheets

Velcro is a powerful fastener that you can use for many different purposes around the home and office. From Velcro coins to Velcro straps, it comes in a variety of different shapes and sizes, which means you’re sure to find a piece that meets your adhesive needs. At Feiner Supply, we also sell large Velcro

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4 Reasons To Use Velcro Straps On Your Tablet

Velcro is an incredibly versatile tool that can help you around the home in countless ways. From organizing your power cords to hanging picture frames, it truly is a universal adhesive. With the ever-increasing popularity of tablets, several new uses for Velcro straps have come to light. At Feiner Supply, we can take care of

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Velcro Wholesale: Understanding How Velcro Works

Velcro is a surprisingly strong fastener that has a wide range of uses, and the inspiration for its design came straight out of nature. Specifically, burrs from a burdock plant that had attached themselves to the clothing of a Swiss engineer and to his dog’s fur inspired the design of Velcro. By studying the way

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3 Things You Should Know About Your shears

Finding the right pair of shears is kind of tough when you put them through household-hell—trimming flowers, cutting up cardboard boxes, etc. That’s why you should always keep the following three tips in mind when using your shears: 1. Buy Budget-Friendly It would be wise to buy the best shears you can afford. One price could

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Who Invented Velcro and How?

One of the most popular inventions of the 20th century,  Velcro is used in everything from children’s shoes to blood pressure gauges to laptop bags. But in spite of its near ubiquity, few folks know the history of the famous fastener, or even who invented. Here’s a brief review. George de Mestral got the idea

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