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  1. Unknown Facts About VELCRO ® Brand Products

    Unknown Facts About VELCRO ® Brand Products

    There is a misconception about what the VELCRO ® brand is exactly. Is it the name of the company or the product? Did NASA invent VELCRO ® brand hook and loop? And if not, where did such a remarkable product come from? There are a lot of different questions that pop up when it comes to the clever and ingenious material. Here's a little bit on the history of VELCRO® Brand, as well as a few VELCRO® Brand facts you may not have known about the hook and loop product. Continue reading →
  2. Hook-and-Loop Fasteners in Sports

    Hook-and-Loop Fasteners in Sports

    Hook-and-loop closures have become an integral part of sports. Whether they ensure the proper fit of protective gear or improve the effectiveness of training equipment, these fasteners make many sports safer. Athletes, trainers, coaches and players use hook and loop. Physical education teachers use them in schools. The ability to adjust tightness and length makes them useful in a variety of sports. Continue reading →
  3. Hook and Loop in the Hospitality Industry

    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. Continue reading →
  4. Boy Scout And Girl Scout Uniform Colors

    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. Continue reading →
  5. Can you Cut to the Same Length Pieces?

    Can you Cut to the Same Length Pieces?

    Hook and loop is sold separately on 25 yard rolls, but we realize that no one uses it that way. Some people use smaller pieces, some use longer pieces, some use one side only, and some use the same sizes for both sides. This is why we offer our cut to length service for free. Yep, free. F-R-E-E. Continue reading →
  6. How a Cinch Strap Is Used

    How a Cinch Strap Is Used

    Cinch straps have a surprisingly long history. While these capable devices are commonly employed in modern applications, they go back to the days when beasts of burden were the primary means of human transportation. Although today's hook and loop cinch straps are vastly improved on their original predecessors, they still share some of the same basic design considerations. Continue reading →

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