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What is 7075 Aluminum

All KlikBelts®  use the patented Cobra® buckles which are made from 7075 Aluminum.  What is 7075 Aluminum and why is it special? 7075 Aluminum History The first 7075 Aluminum was developed in secret by a Japanese company, Sumitomo Metal, in 1943.[8] 7075 was eventually used for airframe production in the Imperial Japanese Navy. 7075 Aluminum Alloy Applications Because of its high strength-to-weight ratio and improved strength over 6061 alloys, 7075 is largely used in aerospace, marine and transportation industries where strength and light weight properties are critical. High-end bicycle components, molding materials for the plastics and tool industries, glider and hobby-grade airframes and even numerous military applications including assault rifle receivers and precision rifles all benefit from the high polish and improved thermal...

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Great Freakonomics discussion on the belt vs. suspenders

Link to Original Podcast:   http://freakonomics.com/podcast/how-did-the-belt-win-a-new-freakonomics-radio-episode/ Transcript below: STEPHEN J. DUBNER: So Levitt, list for me if you would, all the accessories and items of, let’s say, jewelry that you wear in a given day. STEVEN LEVITT: You include a belt? DUBNER: Sure, let’s include a belt. LEVITT: Okay. A belt. Yeah, I’ve never worn a watch. I’ve never worn jewelry. I don’t, um — DUBNER: No cravat? LEVITT: No. DUBNER: You ever wear a pocket square? LEVITT: I’ve never worn, in my life, I don’t think I’ve ever had a pocket square, and I certainly have never worn a pocket watch. DUBNER: Hmm. Cufflinks? LEVITT: Only when forced to on tuxedo days. DUBNER: Uh huh. And so for someone who...

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Epic Adventures Are Only A Klik Away

Think of all the clothes we wear for different occasions.   Casual clothes for outdoors.   Formal attire for weddings.   Business dress for the office.   T shirt and jeans for just hanging out.   Wouldn't it be nice if one belt could be used for all occasions?  Klik Belts look just as good when worn in the woods as they do worn at your wedding.  Made of 7075 aluminum alloy and soft woven nylon, our belts not only look great around your waist but also have the strength to match their beauty.  The simplicity of one "klik" saves time when unbuckling and buckling your pants (which happens approx 20 times per day) and gives you more time to focus on...

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Why craft the World's Strongest Belt ?

When people ask why we work so hard to craft the World's Strongest Belt....here's one reason.

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What Makes Klik Belts the World's Strongest Belt ?

In order to understand why a Swiss watch holds precise time or a Ferrari engine can deliver 800hp you have to open the hood and delve into the details.  Tear apart any product of quality and you'll see that it's made of many smaller parts each with their own level of quality.   It's the sum of these tiny quality components that give the assembled item its overall value. We wanted to show you all the small components that go into an item that looks so deceivingly simply yet is elegantly complex.  Klik Belts exclusively use the Cobra® buckles for the following reasons:    Single piece of milled 7075 Aluminum Hardened and flush mounted rivets Machined brass tabs Softened edges Precise spring and contact...

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