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The Hook and Loop System and why it’s Perfect for Orbital Sander Attachments

The Hook and Loop System and why it’s Perfect for Orbital Sander Attachments

The Hook and Loop attachment system is very popular in orbital sanders – in fact every single orbit sander that we have reviewed uses some variation of the hook and loop system. But where did it originate from and why is it so popular for use in orbital sanders (As well as other power tools)? A short history of hook and loop The original inventor of the hook and loop system was a man named George de Mestral. He found...
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