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aglet

metal tag protecting the end of a shoe lace
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com)-- A simple yet functional new product designed to solve a common problem, The Aglet Repair Tool, has been developed by Jawara Carrington of Washington, DC.
The Aglet Repair Tool is also in patent pending status with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Potential licensees in the shoe repair accessories industry are currently being targeted as candidates to eventually commercialize The Aglet Repair Tool on a worldwide basis.
Like aglets, the short pieces of plastic that protect the ends of shoelaces, the tips seemed to preserve the integrity of chromosomes.
Gall and Elizabeth Blackburn, who is now at the University of California, San Francisco, discover the makeup of the chromosomal aglets.
Gusseted tongue to keep the weather out -- 1,000 denier Cordura -- Reflective strip on the heel for enhanced visibility -- Binding tape on all exposed edges increasing material durability -- Urethane filled Crash Pad for heel protection -- Texon board in the forefoot to prevent pedal poke -- Glass-filled nylon shank to stiffen the mid sole, increasing pedal stroke leverage -- 55A durometer outsole for better pedal grip -- Steel aglets and eyelets -- Toe cap for easy cage entry -- Deep heel cup and arch support in insole for enhanced fit while riding
The user uses Java Execution Environment (JEE) platform consists of Tahiti server and Java runtime of Aglet development Kit.