Latest Velcro Stories

2014-04-08 23:30:41

Eco-Responsible Brand Innovates Resealable Packaging Camarillo, California (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 MaddieBrit Products, LLC, the creator of Grab Green, the next generation of home cleaning products, proudly announces the launch of the first-ever Velcro resealable packaging for laundry detergent pouches. Whereas zipper type packaging must be lined up to seal properly, Velcro closes with ease, creating a faster and more enjoyable customer experience. With this innovation, Grab Green once...

Future Space Missions May Utilize Gecko-Inspired Robotics
2014-01-02 08:45:34

[ Watch the video: Abigaille-III Climbing Robot ] [ Watch the video: Wall-Climbing Robot Demonstration ] Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online Future space missions could utilize a new technology that draws inspiration from the stickiness found on gecko feet. Researchers, using this natural wonder, have developed a wall-climbing robot that may one day aid astronauts in outer space. The ESA, along with Simon Fraser University researchers in Canada, tested a dry...

2013-10-30 15:40:18

Berkeley Lab researchers take cues from nature in designing a programmable nanomaterial for biosensing Taking inspiration from the human immune system, researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have created a new material that can be programmed to identify an endless variety of molecules. The new material resembles tiny sheets of Velcro, each just one-hundred nanometers across. But instead of securing your sneakers, this molecular...

2013-10-01 23:34:49

Halco's dedication to supplying the highest quality custom converting, fabrication and fastening tapes ensure that their product's end users will be able to close, open, position, grip, re-position, fasten, release, and unfasten anything quickly and simply, without glue, hassles or a mess of any kind. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has recently joined into a distribution partnership...

2013-08-08 23:25:38

Outlining new styles that have been reduced in price. (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 Walkingonacloud.ca’s semiannual sale is almost over. Save up to 50 percent off on select styles. The leading online retailer has marked down hundreds of additional sandals. Sandals from some of the most reputable brands in the shoe industry are in stock and ready to be shipped. Enjoying the last days of summer will never feel more comfortable. For Women who love the security of a strappy sandal, the Merrell...

2013-07-12 23:02:28

With a new line of adaptive blouses, San Francisco-based Simple Closures stays true to their mission to provide women with stylish and feminine adaptive clothing. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 Simple Closures puts fashion into functional clothing with a new line of adaptive blouses for women with physical disabilities. Based in San Francisco, Simple Closures designs adaptive apparel specifically with the wearer and caregiver in mind. The new line of adaptive blouses puts a focus...

Mussels Inspire Medical Advances
2013-02-18 06:06:22

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The mussel´s ability to cling to slippery, wet rock in even the most violent waters — all while being capable of supporting the weight of a full-grown adult — has now become the inspiration for the development of new, cutting-edge medical applications, researchers reported Friday at the annual meeting of the American Academy for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). According to Dan Ferber of ScienceNOW, “To...

2013-02-07 12:20:03

Tsukuba, Japan, Feb 7, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Velcro consists of one surface with loops, and another with hooks that latch onto the loops, joining opposing surfaces strongly. A miniaturised version of Velcro could be used in micro- and nanotechnology, but to form the surfaces, microwires are needed with properties that provide strength and durability.Several different approaches have been used to construct 'micro-Velcro', but the most promising are those that use self-assembling or...

Latest Velcro Reference Libraries

2010-10-11 21:19:19

Velcro is a brand name, two layered system of fabric hook-and-loop fasteners. There is a "hook" side, which is a piece of fabric covered with tiny hooks, and a "loop" side, which is covered with even smaller and "hairier" loops. Pressing the two sides together will cause the hooks and loops to catch and hold the pieces together. The hooks and loops can be made of various materials, although the first was made of cotton, which turned out to be impractical. Today the most common material is...

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Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.