Get to grips with an extreme fastener


FOR all its usefulness, Velcro’s reputation is for being rather unexciting. But German engineers have taken inspiration from the mild-mannered fastener to create a version of the hook-and-loop concept with enough steely strength for extreme loads and environments. A square metre of the new fastener, called Metaklett, is capable of supporting 35 tonnes at temperatures up to 800 °C, claim Josef Mair and colleagues at the Technical University of Munich, Germany. And just like everyday Velcro,
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