Industry Uses For Hook and Loop

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    VELCRO® Brand Fasteners and NASA

     

    VELCRO® Brand fasteners have been a commonplace fastening solution since the 1980s, but the invention of VELCRO® Brand products dates back to the 1950s, and it is credited with holding together everything from toupees to Space Shuttles.

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  2. Top Clothing Companies You Didn't Know Use VELCRO®

    Hook and loop has proven itself over and over to be a great tool for those who are aging or have a disability. It's amazing that the simple adjustment of using VELCRO® Brand fasteners could make such a difference in the disabled community. In fact, a few clothing companies have already caught on and make clothing with VELCRO® Brand products. Here are 4 top companies that use hook and loop in their clothing designs:

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    Learning with Hook and Loop

    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.

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    Top Movies That Used Hook and Loop

    Many people around the world use hook and loop for just about anything, including Hollywood. There are plenty of hook and loop uses to secure things in place without being seen, a trait that producers find very useful. Here's a collection of scenes where hook and loop was as much a star as the actors themselves.

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    How the NFL Uses VELCRO® Brand Fasteners

    NFL gaming officials require players to wear protective equipment to keep them as safe as possible. Football gear has become a prominent part of the game. In fact, some types of equipment cover and protect almost every body part of a player. Modern-day innovations have made football gear more protective and easier to wear. VELCRO® Brand fasteners are one of these innovations.

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  6. Introducing the 4D Program

    Some exciting changes are coming to HookandLoop.com! Our goal is to be the leader in hook and loop manufacturing solutions for industry. With that goal in mind, we have been busy analyzing how we interact with our customers and looking for ways we can better serve you. These efforts culminated in the development and launch of our new 4D Business Consulting Service. The 4D program is a structured approach to developing custom hook and loop fasteners. The purpose of the program is to get you the right hook and loop product for your application, as quick as possible, at the lowest total cost.

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  7. 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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    Hook and Loop in Hollywood

    Hook and loop fasteners have so many uses that they have even made their way into pop culture. Both in front of the camera and behind it, Hollywood uses hook and loop material in numerous ways throughout a production.

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    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 to discover some interesting fastener uses!

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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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