Hook and Loop Uses

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    Velcro® Brand Fasteners: The Fishermen's Secret Weapon

    There is no question there are ways to make the world's most stress-free pastime even more stress-free. Velcro® brand hook and loop is the solution. Hook and loop works whether wet or dry, and has many uses.

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    Elf on the Shelf Ideas Just in Time for Christmas

    With Christmas right around the corner, many parents may be struggling to come up with good ideas for the Elf on the Shelf. If you aren’t familiar with Elf on the Shelf, it all started with a book of the same name that told the story of elves visiting children for Santa Claus between Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve to see which children were being naughty and which were being nice. The idea is that the elf is there to make sure the children of the household are behaving, and each day the children search to find where the elf is hiding.

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    24 of the Craziest Inventions Made with Hook and Loop

    Hook and loop in products isn't a new concept and have been used ever since the fastener hit the mainstream in the 1980's. Most of you could name a handful of products these convenient fasteners have been used on but here are 24 interesting hook and loop uses and inventions you probably didn't know about:

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    Hook and Loop in the Military

    The adaptability and variety of hook and loop is perhaps most evident in its presence in the military industry. A fairly simple concept, hook and loop fasteners consist of two pieces. The hook, meaning the rough side, and the loop, or softer side, which is often referred to as "pile" by the military. When the two sides are joined together, the hooks attach to the loops, forming a strong bond that is used to fasten apparel, organize supplies and bundle military equipment and tools. Its adaptability makes this fastener incredibly useful. This rifle stock cheek rest is adjustable with hook and loop.

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    Packaging and Handling with Hook and Loop

    We make packaging and handling easier through the use of hook and loop. DuraGrip® Brand or VELCRO® Brand fasteners come in such a wide variety of styles, sizes, and strengths that there is practically no task they can’t accomplish.

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    Hook and Loop Can Secure Your Pet's Dish

    Tired of your pets moving their food dish all over your floor and making a mess? You can use hook and loop to solve your problem.

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    Hook and Loop in the Medical Industry

    In the medical field, where the pace can be frenetic, it's important to have equipment that's flexible and adjustable. With the easy-on, easy-off requirements of hospital emergency rooms and doctors’ offices, hook and loop fasteners, such as VELCRO® Brand ONE-WRAP® and Cable Ties, meet all of these requirements and more. Here are some ways the medical industry uses hook and loop.

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    Hook and Loop Customer Uses

    With so many different hook and loop products available, we're always surprised by how many uses customers have for it! And with customizations like die cutting and custom strap manufacturing available, our customers have no shortage of applications. So we thought we should take a moment to share some of those with you.

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    Hook And Loop Sander Discs

    Sander discs are used on drum sanders. Many drum sanders and other large industrial sanders use sanding discs that are attached with a hook and loop fastener. This is so the sanding discs can be interchangeable and replaceable once the sandpaper or buffer or similar attachment wears out.

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    Hook and Loop Used in Rowing

    When rowing, hook and loop is a vital part of an effective stroke and a pleasant day on the water. Let’s take a look at some of the most important and most common ways to best utilize hook and loop in your boathouse.

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