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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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    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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    How the NFL Uses Velcro®

    NFL gaming officials require players to wear protective equipment to keep them as safe as possible. Football gear has become a prominent part of the game. In fact, some types of equipment cover and protect almost every body part of a player. Modern-day innovations have made football gear more protective and easier to wear. Velcro® is one of these innovations.

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    5 Inexpensive Ways to Entertain Kids With Velcro® Brand Fasteners

    Clothing, sports equipment, home improvement—hook and loop fasteners show up in many applications. Even many toys and games feature hook and loop fastenings. Sometimes known better by brand names such as Velcro® or DuraGrip®, hook and loop fasteners come in a huge array of sizes, shapes, colors, and strengths. It even supplies the basis for a hilarious carnival game where participants don suits made with Velcro® brand fasteners and then run and jump on a springboard, launching themselves to affix their bodies as high as possible on a wall made of Velcro® Brand wide loop.

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    Hook and Loop in the Wild

    Burrs: the Inspiration for the Hook and Loop Fastener

    In 1941, the Swiss engineer George de Mestral was removing burrs from his dog. These barbed seeds come from a variety of plants, and are evolutionarily specialized to attach to animals and humans as a way to spread to new areas. Commonly, however, they are seen as a source of irritation, as the barbs can be painful, and at their worst, they can cause severe damage to livestock and automobile tires. George de Mestral, however, saw something different: a potential use for the hooked barbs on the seeds he was holding.

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    Hit the Road in Style with Velcro® Brand Fasteners

    Velcro® brand hook and loop makes life on the road easier. If you travel in a camper or an RV, you'll want to take along some strong, cost-effective Velcro® brand fasteners. Just consider a few of the useful tasks these products accomplish during a road trip:

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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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    Unique Velcro® Brand Products Offer Innovative Solutions

    Today, innovative materials offer solutions for people seeking secure, durable ways to temporarily affix one surface to another. HookandLoop.com supplies a wide selection of DuraGrip and Velcro® brand fasteners and customers use our products to solve a variety of tasks requiring dependable, flexible fasteners.

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  9. DuraGrip Brand vs. VELCRO ® Brand Products

    A lot of our customer interaction involves teaching the customer all about hook and loop. One of the first things we explain is that the product is hook and loop. We also explain that there are different manufacturers and different brands of material. At HookandLoop.com, we stock two hook and loop brands: our DuraGrip Brand, and the VELCRO ® Brand. Each brand offers different advantages.

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    Do Stretchy Hook and Loop Products Exist?

    There are tons of hook and loop variations available in different styles like low-profile or heavy duty. There are several different colors that we offer from military colors to neon colors and everything in between. There are different widths available from as narrow as 3/8" to 54" wide, depending on the product, but are there stretchy hook and loop options?

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