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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 products dates back to the 1950s, and it is credited with holding together everything from toupees to Space Shuttles.

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    How Much Does Die Cutting Cost?

    In addition to all of the custom hook and loop we offer, we also offer die cutting services. We use a clicker press to die cut hook and loop to specific shapes to be used for various applications.

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    Hook and Loop in the Water

    Summer time is the best time to take advantage of the outdoors, which includes trips to the beach and plenty of other water-related activities. Hook and loop can be found on a variety of items used in the water, from life jackets to scuba gear and so much more. Hook and loop is especially useful on safety equipment in water applications because it is quick and easy to fasten and unfasten, yet its strong bond prevents it from coming undone.

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  4. Top Clothing Companies You Didn't Know Use VELCRO®

    Hook and loop has proven itself over and over to be a great tool for those who are aging or have a disability. It's amazing that the simple adjustment of using VELCRO® Brand fasteners could make such a difference in the disabled community. In fact, a few clothing companies have already caught on and make clothing with VELCRO® Brand products. Here are 4 top companies that use hook and loop in their clothing designs:

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    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.

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  6. 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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    Hook and Loop for Pets

    As most owners can attest, pets are known for being unpredictable. With their inability to verbalize their thoughts and feelings, it can sometimes be more difficult to take care of a pet than a baby or small child. When it comes to managing some of this chaos, hook and loop fasteners can be a lifesaver.

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    Hook and Loop in Pregnancy

    Over the course of nine months, there are many ways hook and loop closures become convenient, and even vital, for expecting parents. And once the baby has arrived, there are several products with hook and loop fasteners that can make life’s daily tasks faster and easier than ever before for new mothers.

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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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    Learning with Hook and Loop

    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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