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A place to learn about Everything in Hook and Loop!™

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    Hook and Loop Helps Medical Devices

    Medical device manufacturers often create support products with hook and loop fasteners to help patients adjust their braces and attach them to their bodies more easily. Common medical devices that feature hook and loop are walking casts, shoulder supports and scoliosis braces. In fact, some scoliosis patients can decrease their chances of requiring spinal fusion surgery by wearing back braces.

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    Dog Boots Use Hook and Loop

    The many uses of hook and loop fasteners have extended to the canine world. The Los Angeles Times reports that dogs' paws can be damaged when they walk on hot or rough surfaces. Although it may seem like a strange application, cracks on unprotected paws can quickly become painful infections. Owners who are taking their pets to the beach can quickly end up in the emergency vet's office due to paw injuries.

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    No Sew Hook and Loop Projects

    Sewing is not for everyone. Fortunately, hook and loop fasteners, combined with other common craft items, eliminates the need for sewing while allowing you to achieve impressive project results. With some inspiration, patience and the right materials, you can enjoy a variety of craft projects and no one will know that you did not sew a stitch.

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    Sew-On, Stick-On, or Iron-On: Which Hook and Loop Should I Use?

    When it comes to hook and loop fasteners, there are a wide range of styles from which to choose. It can be overwhelming for someone who isn’t used to all the product terms. Here is a quick summary of the most popular hook and loop styles and when to use them.

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    Velcro® brand Fasteners and NASA

     

    Velcro® Brand fasteners have been a commonplace fastening solution since the 1980s, but the invention of Velcro® Brand dates back to the 50s, and it is credited with holding together everything from toupees to Space Shuttles.

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    Business to Business Hook & Loop Solutions

    For every business transaction involving a retail customer or other end user, many more business-to-business, or B2B, sales occur behind the scenes along the supply chain. This includes everything from raw material suppliers to component makers, manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors and other typical players involved in bringing goods to market. In the case of hook and loop fasteners, B2B transactions are such a large segment of sales because the range of applications is so wide.

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    Hook and Loop in the Hospitality Industry

    DuraGrip® and VELCRO® Brand hook and loop fasteners have provided display, organization and storage solutions to individuals, businesses, and the hospitality industry for more than four decades. Much more than a simple fastening alternative for shoes and apparel, these fasteners are used by hotels, restaurants, banquet halls, and catering companies every day. Products are available in a variety of shapes, colors, and sizes, including sew-on and peel-and-stick. Standard hook and loop fasteners can hold up to 14 pounds per square inch and can be opened and closed thousands of times.

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    Boy Scout And Girl Scout Uniform Colors

    Boy Scouts Have So Many Merit Badges


    Boy Scouts of America has 11 different ranks split between the cub scouts (Webelos, Bear scout, Wolf scout, and Tiger scout) and the boy scouts (Scout, Tenderfoot, Second Class, First Class, Star scout, Life scout, and Eagle scout). There are more than 135 different merit badges that a scout can earn.

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    The Strongest Hook and Loop Strap

    Hook and loop straps provide a convenient way to secure items such as cable, wire, electrical cords, fishing gear and luggage. There are many kinds of straps for any number of purposes, but the most common are cinch straps, back straps, face straps and two-way face straps.

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    Hook and Loop in Pregnancy

    As the days pass and her body gets larger and more uncomfortable, products secured by hook and loop closures can become a pregnant woman’s best friend. Rather than bending down to tie shoelaces or rushing to pin diapers together, hook and loop fasteners can make life’s daily tasks faster and easier than ever before for pregnant women and new mothers.

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