Hook and Loop Uses

  1. 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. They are used by athletes, trainers, coaches and players. They are even used by physical education teachers in schools. The ability to adjust tightness and length makes them useful in a variety of sports. Continue reading →
  2. Uses of Hook and Loop as an Educational Tool

    Uses of Hook and Loop as an Educational Tool
    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. Continue reading →
  3. Electrically Conductive Hook and Loop

    Electrically Conductive Hook and Loop
    Hook and loop has been around for decades, but that doesn't mean its various applications and designs aren't always expanding. Today, there are even hook and loop fasteners that will conduct electricity. This is managed by spray coating the hook and loop with liquid silver. Silver is used because it possesses the highest electrical conductivity of any element. It also has the highest thermal conductivity of any metal. Electrical conductivity measures an object’s ability to accommodate the transport of an electric charge. Continue reading →
  4. Funny and Strange Uses for Hook and Loop Fasteners

    Funny and Strange Uses for Hook and Loop Fasteners
    Hook and loop fasteners have been around for more than 60 years -- plenty of time for people to discover strange new uses for them. They are used in everyday applications, such as shoes and diapers, to more exotic uses like Aerospace applications. Astronauts dealing with zero gravity use Velcro® for everything from keeping their personal hygiene products in place in storage bags to fastening pieces to a chess board during leisurely time in space. Continue reading →
  5. Other Uses for Hook and Loop Fasteners

    Other Uses for Hook and Loop Fasteners
    Hook and loop fasteners are versatile enough to be used for pretty much anything and everything: camera bags, diapers, display panels at corporate trade shows and conventions -- the list is endless. Because of its ease of use, NASA has even used the fasteners on state-of-the-art astronaut suits. In fact, most individuals are likely unaware of how truly pervasive hook and loop is. Continue reading →

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