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    Camping With Hook And Loop

    Camping is a great pastime for enjoying the outdoors, nature, and relaxation. Sometimes it's difficult for newcomers to set up and take down their camping gear. And with so many products out there, it's easy to weigh down your pack or vehicle with unnecessary equipment. Here are some great tips on how to use hook and loop to make your life easier on the campground.

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    Staying in the Loop: Oculus Touch, Murphy Beds and More

    Hook and loop is used in so many applications, it’s difficult to know where to start. After all, it’s not just shoes and wallets that use these practical fasteners. We’re highlighting some interesting applications that we come across, including new business ventures, technology, and DIY stuff, among others.

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    Everyday Improvements through Hook and Loop

    We use Velcro® brand fasteners and other hook and loop products every day. They've become so commonplace that we rarely consider what we did before its invention in the 1940s.

    Consider an ordinary trip to your family physician. You'll likely have your blood pressure taken. Can you remember how the cuff was secured before Velcro® brand fasteners came along? Cuffs used to be tied or snapped into place, which doesn’t sound comfortable. If your doctor prescribes an arm or knee brace, how would you position it without the Velcro® brand fastener? Well, you would have to tie it in place which means you wouldn't have the versatility and adjustability we enjoy today with hook and loop braces.

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    Hook and Loop in the Warehouse - Efficiency and Organization in Industrial Environments

    Efficiency in a warehouse setting is comprised of three main factors: the productivity of your workers, organization and safety so nothing interrupts the workflow. They can all be helped along with the use of hook and loop fasteners.

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    Electrically Conductive Hook and Loop

    Hook and loop has been around for decades, but that doesn't mean its various applications and designs aren't always expanding. Today, there are even hook and loop fasteners that will conduct electricity. This is managed by spray coating the hook and loop with liquid silver. Silver is used because it has the highest electrical conductivity and the highest thermal conductivity of any metal.

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    Hook and Loop Aiding the Development of Robotics Interfaces

    The essential principles behind hook and loop fasteners may be straightforward, but these minimalist devices nonetheless play valuable roles alongside advanced modern technology. According to reports from Ars Technica and other sources, a professor and his research group at the University of Pennsylvania used hook and loop straps to enhance a basic quadcopter system with advanced computing capabilities.

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    Hook and Loop DIY Tablet Mount Life Hack

    Hook and loop fasteners are the ultimate life hacks. The use of hook and loop fasteners does not require drilling holes or slathering industrial glue on pricey equipment.

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    Uses of Hook and Loop as an Educational Tool

    Hook-and-loop material has a great range of practical and creative applications. Using hook-and-loop in the classroom creates possibilities for different types of learning for all ages, from arts and crafts to visual aids.

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    Hook and Loop in Hollywood

    Hook-and-loop fasteners have so many uses that they have even made their way into pop culture. Both in front of the camera and behind it, Hollywood uses hook-and-loop material in numerous ways throughout a production.

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    How to Make a Hook and Loop Strap (Part 1)

    At HookandLoop.com, we focus on providing our customers with the best products available, and part of that commitment includes the application of our conversion services. We provide customization to all our hook and loop products, but nothing comes close to the range of possibilities we have with our custom straps. With 4 different strap styles, 4 different tip types, and 25 different color options, the possibilities are endless. So let's take a look at the process we use to make your custom straps, and if you haven't used our services, here's what you need to know.

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