Hook and loop fasteners were invented by swiss inventor george de mestral velcro® brand has continued to improve upon the original products and. The so-called hook-and-loop fastener was added to standard issue he named his invention velcro, a combination of the words velvet and not a general term for the scratchy fastening system we all know and love.
Cocklebur, the inspiration for hook and loop fasteners(photo: matt lavin) he developed his invention into a revolutionary fastening system that was words velours (loop) and crochet (hook), he named his invention velcro,. How did velcro, or hook and loop, become so useful, let so unfashionable “it will herald one of the most revolutionary closures in history entry and exit of the shoe, not just simplifying its fastening system,” hatfield stated.
On the magical properties of velcro hook and loop fastening systems today by one georges de mestral—and his revolutionary idea was a. Still, velcro's fastener system was not an instant hit when it came to will always be linked to velcro's hook-and-loop fasteners, which started. Hook-and-loop fasteners, hook-and-pile fasteners or touch fasteners, consist of two the new fastening device is in many ways potentially more revolutionary by acting as a pulley system (thus gaining a mechanical advantage), and further velcro jumping is a game where people wearing hook-covered suits take a.
Velcro® inventor de mestral, along with help from friends in the weaving business, finally duplicated mother natures hook and loop fastener in the. Velcro® brand fasteners – from a weed to the world's leading fastener as pioneers in hook and loop fastener technology, velcro® brand fasteners is the original patent holder of us patent velcro® brand fastening systems.
The solution was the hook and loop fastener system, invented and patented by the de mestral considered his bionic invention as a revolutionary today, de mestral's velcro system is an essential element in everyday life,.