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Magic Stick Anecdote
Sep 08, 2017

Magic Sticker (hook&loop) pronunciation móshùtie is commonly used in clothes a kind of connection accessories, on both sides of the male and female, one side is a small soft fiber on the other side is hard like the little grab things. The two sides are the barbed hairs (hooks) with hooks on one side and round hairs (LOOP). The general clothes are on the hook.

Our daily life is very common, usually used in mobile phone bags, pockets, two pieces will stick together things.

The velcro was invented by a Swiss engineer, George de-Mastaller (1907--1990). When he came back from a hunt, he found the needle-tailed grass sticking to his clothes. He observed with the microscope that the fruit of the needle-tailed grass had a hook-like structure that could be glued to the fabric. So he thought of fixing the face with hooks.

In fact, the bird's feathers have already existed in this structure, the bird's positive plume by the feather axis and feather film. The plume is composed of many slender plumes. Branches on both sides of the feather are densely lined with small branches. The side of the small branch of the feather is hooked (hook), and the other side of the Knot (loop), so that the adjacent branches of the feather hook up to each other, forming a solid and elastic plume, to fanned the air and protect the body. A small branch of a feather separated by an external force, which can be plucked by a beak and then hooked. Birds often peck at the fat glands secreted by the tail fat, in the peck comb to smear the plume, so that the structure and function intact.

The name of the magic sticker is by the United States Lockheed products English name "VELCRO" conversion from the early 80 "VELCRO" products into China, by three letter agency distribution, because there is no Chinese name, exchange up quite inconvenient, and because "VELCRO" main characteristics, Is by a hook-like fabric with a side of the fluff-like fabric, together with the production of natural adhesion, hand-pull and will naturally separate, a bit like the magic of the feeling, Cong this name magic paste.