When did Whitcomb L. Judson invent the zipper?

Answer According to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology School of Engineering, Whitcomb L. Judson received the patent for the "clasp-locker" in 1893. According to Enchanted Learning, he invented thi... Read More »

Top Q&A For: When did Whitcomb L. Judson invent the zipper

Where did Gideon Sundback invent the zipper?

Gideon Sundback was employed at the Universal Fastener Company in St. Catherine, Ontario, Canada. His employer, Whitcomb Judson, had invented a fastener named the clasp-locker. Sundback improved up... Read More »

Where did Gideon Sunback invent the zipper?

Gideon Sundback manufactured his zippers at the Lightning Fastener Company in St. Catharines, Ontario. While Whitcomb L. Judson actually invented the zipper, Sundback made improvements to Judson's ... Read More »

How to Repair a Zipper when the Slider Has Come Off Completely?

This one is unrepairable.For some reason, the slider often comes off old or cheap zippers and there's no way to get it back on. The first method won't damage the fabric but may damage the zipper; t... Read More »

If the Chinese could invent fireworks and printing, why couldn't they invent the knife and fork?

I love using chopsticks! And the fork is a relatively new invention. I traveled through China, and after a day or two could eat almost anything I needed to. Appreciate the diversity in the wo... Read More »