Hook and Loop Converting

  1. Quick Sample Straps

    Quick Sample Straps
    With so many strap styles and options available, we get a ton of requests for sample straps so customers can be confident in their purchase. One way we do this is with our quick sample straps option. A quick sample is a sampling of 4 custom straps made to order for $20.00. The $20.00 charge includes shipping. Continue reading
  2. Hook and Loop in the World of Textiles

    Hook and Loop in the World of Textiles
    Everyone knows the brand VELCRO® but not many people can tell you what it is. VELCRO® is a brand of hook and loop fasteners manufactured by the Velcro companies. Hook and loop is a textile. So what is a textile? A textile is a material made of interlacing fibers. It's a broad term that includes fabrics and cloths and any variety of natural or artificial fibers such as cotton, silk, nylon and polyester. Now that we know what a textile is, how does a textile get made? Continue reading
  3. Hook and Loop Helps Medical Devices

    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. Continue reading
  4. NASCAR and Hook and Loop: How Hook and Loop Fasteners Keep Pace With the Fastest Drivers

    NASCAR and Hook and Loop: How Hook and Loop Fasteners Keep Pace With the Fastest Drivers
    NASCAR and hook and loop fasteners have a deep relationship. Many longtime fans are aware of the way driver Davey Allison famously used hook and loop to bind his broken arm to the steering wheel and keep driving after a 1992 wreck. These products are also used for more than just emergencies. NASCAR, Formula One and other organizations routinely rely on hook and loop fasteners. Continue reading
  5. Dog Boots Use Hook and Loop

    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. Continue reading
  6. Hook and Loop Aiding the Development of Robotics Interfaces

    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. Continue reading

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