jan 1, 1955 - Velcro - invented by George de Mestral
what is velcro?
a fastener for clothes or other items, consisting of two strips of thin plastic sheet, one covered with tiny loops and the other with tiny flexible hooks, which adhere when pressed together and can be separated when pulled apart deliberately.
how has this made an impact on the textiles industry?
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Historical Advances in the Textiles Industry