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Easy Close / umbrella

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It's usual that umbrella buckle drips down when raining, rain drop would fall down your body. However, it's neccessary to close the umbrella by the bukle after raining. Umbrella without buckle,putting the thinly soft magnetic sheet on the sector, by using the umbrella surface itself, and the magnetic force on the support with umbrella surface,in order to take advantage of all of them to wrap up the umbrella, when needing to close it up, you only have to turn around the long handle umbrella on the ground.

University

Zhejiang Sci-Tech University

Zhejiang Sci-Tech University
Hangzhou, China

Design

Zhejiang Sci-Tech University

Zhejiang Sci-Tech University
Hangzhou, China

LI Shuang; Du Tinghuan; Chen Haijiao.