Industry Uses For Hook and Loop

  1. Hook and Loop in Footwear and Clothing

    Hook and Loop in Footwear and Clothing
    Some of the most popular uses for DuraGripTM brand and Velcro® brand hook-and-loop fasteners exist in footwear, clothing and personal accessories. The already numerous applications for this material continue to expand as manufacturers and consumers imagine new possibilities for the versatile material. Continue reading
  2. Hook and Loop for Construction, Industrial and Commercial Uses

    Hook and Loop for Construction, Industrial and Commercial Uses
    Hook and loop is used in the construction, industrial, electrical and manufacturing fields to provide storage, organization and safety solutions. More products, tools and safety equipment are outfitted with this unique invention than ever before. Continue reading
  3. Hook and Loop in the Military

    Hook and Loop in the Military
    The adaptability and variety of hook and loop is perhaps most evident in its presence in the military industry. A fairly simple concept, hook-and-loop fasteners consist of two pieces. The hook, meaning the rough side, and the loop, or softer side, which is often referred to as "pile" by the military. When the two sides are joined together, the hooks attach to the loops, forming a strong bond that is used to fasten apparel, organize supplies and bundle military equipment and tools. Continue reading
  4. Packaging and Handling with Hook and Loop

    Packaging and Handling with Hook and Loop
    The business of packaging and handling has been made easier through the use of hook and loop. DuraGripTM brand or Velcro® brand hook-and-loop fasteners come in such a wide variety of styles, sizes and strengths that there is practically no task they can’t accomplish. Continue reading
  5. 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
  6. Velcro® brand Fasteners and NASA

    Velcro® brand Fasteners and NASA
      Velcro® Brand fasteners have been a commonplace fastening solution since the 1980s, but the invention of Velcro® Brand dates back to the 50s, and it is credited with holding together everything from toupees to Space Shuttles. Continue reading

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