Hook and Loop Converting

A place to learn about Everything in Hook and Loop!™

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    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.

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    Cut & Stack Service

    At HookandLoop.com, we cut rolls of hook or loop to length for free. We’ll even mate the hook and the loop together and cut it to length too. But an additional service we offer is particularly useful for back to back hook and loop fasteners like VELCRO® Brand ONE-WRAP®.

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  3. Hook and Loop Quality Control Measures

    We manufacture custom straps at HookandLoop.com, and part of that process includes quality controls. There are lots of ways we make sure that the products you receive meet customer expectations. Specifications and tolerances play a role in determining if additional effort is needed, and that can include custom jigs, measuring fixtures, and random inspections of material throughout the manufacturing process. We're happy to do anything a customer wants done to ensure they're getting exactly what they want.

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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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    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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    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?

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    Embroidery on Webbing

    Embroidery is a process of stitching a design or decoration into a material. We offer this capability on our webbing because the hook and loop does not allow for ease of function when embroidered. Stitching on hook and loop limits its usefulness. We often sew hook and loop, but that is done to provide a strong hold or reinforce the material. The stitching in those instances is done on the outer portions of the hook and loop, mostly in the selvage edge where no hook or loop is located.

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    Understanding the Logo Imprinting Process

    Imprinted logos help firms make their products distinct from those produced by other companies. They can even be used for subtle brand marketing. So how do these images get from the computer onto hook and loop products?

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  9. Die Cutting Hook for Patches

    Everyone is familiar with patches. Lots of patches use the hook side of hook and loop fasteners to allow the patches to fasten to jackets, bags, boards, walls, and so much more. At HookandLoop.com, we die cut the hook to fit onto the backs of patches for several customers so they can sew the hook onto their patches.

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  10. Cosplay With Hook And Loop

    Cosplayers are fans of movies, tv shows, comic books, graphic novels, etc. who create fan costumes so they can represent their favorite characters. Often times, this is for attending conventions or gatherings with other cosplayers, but not always. Hook and loop is a great way to customize costumes for proper fitting and design.

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