ZLIDEON / ZIP CLIP SOLUTIONS
Design: Sven Leveau
STATEMENT FROM THE JURY
Broken zippers are one of the main reasons why products fail over time. Now the Swedish company ZlideOn offers a fast way to exchange broken sliders. The replacement slider offers an innovative opening mechanism that allows it to be clipped onto the old zip. The guide on the webpage helps to find the right version that is needed. »Finally someone has come up with a solution to easily fix broken zipper sliders«, one jury member says.
ZlideOn is a patented solution that helps you fix all items with a broken zipper. ZlideOn helps to limit the negative impact on the nature from the textile industry!
PRIMARY INNOVATION FEATURES
Zip Clip Solutions offers a globally patented product, ZlideOn, that enables the customers to save the life of their broken zippers.
INTENDED SPECIFIC END USE
With the patented clip-on solution, the old zipper is easy to replace, and the durability of that damaged jacket, purse, or shoe is extended.
The focus on the environmental impact of the textile industry is increasing. The simplicity to repair the zippers with a ZlideOn helps people to use their textiles longer and save the environment.
ZlideOn is made of surface treated zink and is very durable. ZlideOn is colored with trivalent chromium which, unlike the often-used hexavalent chromium, has no reported adverse effects on humans, animals or the environment. The trivalent chromium is passivated to prevent it to pass into hexavalent chromium.
ZlideOn is used by the UK military and has passed Samsonites challenging product tests.
Product weight: 10-20 g
Available in stores: Now
Recommended retail price: 7,90€