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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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    The History of the Velcro Patent

    The Velcro Company developed hook and loop fasteners over 60 years ago, and it represents one of the most innovative inventions of the 20th century. The history of the VELCRO ® Brand and its invention is a fascinating story that has made a wide range of products and services possible.

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    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. Athletes, trainers, coaches and players use hook and loop. Physical education teachers use them in schools. The ability to adjust tightness and length makes them useful in a variety of sports.

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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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    Hook and Loop in the Hospitality Industry

    DuraGrip® and VELCRO® Brand hook and loop fasteners have provided display, organization and storage solutions to individuals, businesses, and the hospitality industry for more than four decades. Much more than a simple fastening alternative for shoes and apparel, these fasteners are used by hotels, restaurants, banquet halls, and catering companies every day. Products are available in a variety of shapes, colors, and sizes, including sew-on and peel-and-stick. Standard hook and loop fasteners can hold up to 14 pounds per square inch and can be opened and closed thousands of times.

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    Discover the Advantages of DuraGrip® Fasteners

    Much like Kleenex® is synonymous with facial tissue, Velcro® is synonymous with hook and loop fasteners. When it comes to hook and loop fasteners, alternatives to the Velcro® brand do exist. Not all brands are the same and it pays to understand the advantages and differences offered by other manufacturers. At HookandLoop.com, we are proud to offer our own DuraGrip® brand of hook and loop in addition to being a distributor of Velcro® brand products. In this post, we highlight the unique benefits of DuraGrip® brand hook and loop so you can determine if this brand is right for you.

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    5 Inexpensive Ways to Entertain Kids With Velcro® Brand Fasteners

    Clothing, sports equipment, home improvement—hook and loop fasteners show up in many applications. Even many toys and games feature hook and loop fastenings. Sometimes known better by brand names such as Velcro® or DuraGrip®, hook and loop fasteners come in a huge array of sizes, shapes, colors, and strengths. It even supplies the basis for a hilarious carnival game where participants don suits made with Velcro® brand fasteners and then run and jump on a springboard, launching themselves to affix their bodies as high as possible on a wall made of Velcro® Brand wide loop.

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    Hook and Loop for Construction, Industrial and Commercial Uses

    Construction, industrial, electrical, and manufacturing fields all use hook and loop. These products provide storage, organization, and safety solutions for products, employees, and equipment.

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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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