Why Are Toilet Rolls Cut Diagonally?

4 June 2019, 12:43

Toilet roll tubes
Toilet roll tubes. Picture: Getty

Question: Why are toilet rolls cut diagonally rather than horizontally?

Name: Kerry

Qualification: Worked in a cardboard factory

Answer: Toilet rolls can be made either way, but when they are spirally wound they are stronger than those 'rolled up'.

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