Straws – More Than Just To Drink There!

They are far more than the name suggests, they are decorative in bars and inspire artists: straws the straws, straws also called, are among the things which are usually even not perceived. Straws are easy and are not observed, although they are used every day millions all over the world. We take straws for granted. It is at straws as well as with all other things also, that there was not always on our beautiful blue planet. At some point there was a human being who has invented the drinking straw. This man’s name was Marvin C. Stone. Anyway, he was the one who in 1888 has the drinking straw patented.

The origin of the straws is but much, much further back in the past. Because allegedly knew already the ancient civilization of the Sumerians in the year 4000 BC the straws and were used from this drink, too. The material from the straws were made earlier, was straw. This is also the reason why even today colloquially known as uses the expression straws instead of the actually correct designation of straws. The straw of course by the industrialization of the years better so more hygienic and durable material replaced by: plastic. Mainly polyethylene or polypropylene is used for the production of straws. The resulting drinking straws are both mechanically and chemically very stable and soften only at a temperature of 80 degrees Celsius.

For use in hot drinks should be used provided straws rather specially, otherwise maybe you experienced a nasty surprise. Many wholesalers for straws to customers, to print the selected straws with logo, business address or slogan. So that this is possible, the straws but initially subjected to a special treatment. Because without appropriate pretreatment, made of polyethylene not for printing or use of suitable at all. But straws meet not only the very mundane purpose the fluid intake. They are also excellent for decoration. What would be a chic beach bar without a container with colorful straws? Would cocktails taste as good without the matching, extra thick straws? And Sangria out of buckets at the Ballermann would drink straws to the cult without the mega long Sangria has become? Probably not. Straws make always a good figure. Artists have discovered straws for themselves. Many artists were inspired by straws so that they have created stunning works of art out of them. This caused various things such as lamps, pictures, chairs, statues or even a panpipe. All these works of art have a very poppy character that somehow reminiscent of Andy Warhol for the straws. So anyone who thinks drinking straws would be boring and only to drink there, wrong. You are a real eye-catcher everywhere and can be used in many ways. Straws are practical, beautiful and multi-functional. Who starts something consciously perceive it, is start to love them.

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