Hook and Loop Uses

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

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    Industry Spotlight- Hook and Loop in the Sport and Fitness Industry

    Hook and Loop fasteners play an important role in many products we use every day. Because the fasteners provide years of trouble-free performance, it is easy to overlook the significant benefits they provide in a diverse array of applications.

    In this post, we feature some athletic products in the Sport and Fitness industry that benefit from hook and loop fasteners. Let’s take a look some hook and loop tape uses in a variety of sporting applications.

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    Hook and Loop Helps Penguin Get His Groove Back

    Hook and loop fasteners are well-known for meeting diverse needs in multiple settings. Standard products work in many situations, but there are plenty of situations where a specialty fastener can save the day or even a life. Such was the case with an African penguin named Pierre, thanks to the innovative thinking of a concerned biologist.

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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 around the House

    Hook and loop fasteners have a wide variety of applications in many different industries, including healthcare and businesses. However, there may be nowhere that these closures are as versatile and useful as in the everyday activities of the household.

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    MOLLE Gear

    Tactical gear must be modular to function well in tense situations. Military units and police forces that have to swap out supplies and yet remain mobile often rely on standardized load-bearing equipment, like MOLLE system backpacks. While there are many alternatives to the MOLLE attachment system, its durability and universal nature makes it a clear choice for numerous organizations.

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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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    Business to Business Hook & Loop Solutions

    For every business transaction involving a retail customer or other end user, many more business-to-business, or B2B, sales occur behind the scenes along the supply chain. This includes everything from raw material suppliers to component makers, manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors and other typical players involved in bringing goods to market. In the case of hook and loop fasteners, B2B transactions are such a large segment of sales because the range of applications is so wide.

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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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    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. Its adaptability makes this fastener incredibly useful. This rifle stock cheek rest is adjustable with hook and loop.

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    Packaging and Handling with Hook and Loop

    We make packaging and handling easier through the use of hook and loop. DuraGrip® Brand or VELCRO® Brand fasteners come in such a wide variety of styles, sizes, and strengths that there is practically no task they can’t accomplish.

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