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Need to connect seastead modules? Use velcro!

Home Forums Archive Structure Designs Need to connect seastead modules? Use velcro!

This topic contains 5 replies, has 5 voices, and was last updated by Avatar of J.L.-Frusha J.L.-Frusha 4 years, 3 months ago.

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    i_is_j_smith
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    Okay, well not exactly normal velcro. This stuff is made out of steel, and one square meter can support 35 metric tons!

    http://www.gizmag.com/metaklett-steel-velcro/12824/

    I could see attaching one side of the velcro to one seastead module, and the other side on another module. Then you just use a tug to push them together. Presto…connected modules!

    I wonder what kind of ripping sound this makes when you tear them apart, though!

    #8441
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    Jesrad
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    Exactly what I need, thanks :)

    #8985
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    greyraven_r
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    That rocks! I’ll take it!

    #8990
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    admiral-doty
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    to hook up my chainmail lingerie.

    #8991
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    greyraven_r
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    Of course chainmail lingerie sounds nice too.

    #9197
    Avatar of J.L.-Frusha
    J.L.-Frusha
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    The problem with steel is, it work-hardens and becomes brittle. Anything that can do that, won’t work for long. The seas are never still, which is why boats tie-up with some sort of padding in between.

    Add that salt water is highly corrosive and water is, itself, considered the “Universal Solvent” and you have the un-making of whatever attachment system you intend to use, long-term.

    Not shooting-down the idea, itself, just the currently available materials.

    Later,

    J.L..F.

    If you can’t swim with the big fish, stick to the reef

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