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    Hook And Loop Sander Discs

    Sander discs are used on drum sanders. Many drum sanders and other large industrial sanders use sanding discs that are attached with a hook and loop fastener. This is so the sanding discs can be interchangeable and replaceable once the sandpaper or buffer or similar attachment wears out.

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    Pad Print Techniques

    Pad printing is the printing process we use to imprint logos and information onto hook and loop. Typically, this printing is done on the back side of the hook portion of a custom strap so it will be outward facing when in use. We use a PLT 9 ink that is available in black or white ink, but we also have several other colors available for a $35 up-charge. This ink works well with our clichés and leaves clean imprint on the smooth nylon backing.

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    Hook and Loop Customer Uses

    With so many different hook and loop products available, we're always surprised by how many uses customers have for it! And with customizations like die cutting and custom strap manufacturing available, our customers have no shortage of applications. So we thought we should take a moment to share some of those with you.

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    Hook And Loop Colors

    Hook And Loop Colors

    We carry two brands of hook and loop products here at HookandLoop.com. In the VELCRO Brand, we offer black and white options in most of the products we stock. But in our DuraGrip Brand, we stock up to 25 colors of hook and loop from military colors to primary and secondary colors. We even carry neon colors!

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    Industrial Strength Hook and Loop

    Industrial strength hook and loop can refer to a few things. One, it refers to material used in industrial applications. The standard hook and loop we sell is used in industrial applications everyday. The main factor in determining material strength is the width and quantity of hook and loop being used. A four inch square of hook and loop is going to be 16x stronger than a one inch square.

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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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    Hook and Loop Uses For Your Project

    Do you have a project you're working on that involves hook and loop? Perhaps you're just considering using it. Whether you need sew on, adhesive backed, wide loop or straps, here are some questions you'll want to answer to find out if hook and loop is good for your application.

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    Mil-Spec Hook and Loop Fasteners

    Mil-Spec hook and loop fasteners, sometimes referred to as hook and pile, means hook and loop products that are made to a particular military specification. The general callout for mil-spec hook and pile material is AA55126, but within that callout are different types and classes. Types and classes specify which kind of hook product and which kind of loop product is needed.

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    Boy Scout And Girl Scout Uniform Colors

    Boy Scouts Have So Many Merit Badges


    Boy Scouts of America has 11 different ranks split between the cub scouts (Webelos, Bear scout, Wolf scout, and Tiger scout) and the boy scouts (Scout, Tenderfoot, Second Class, First Class, Star scout, Life scout, and Eagle scout). There are more than 135 different merit badges that a scout can earn.

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    Elf on the Shelf Ideas Just in Time for Christmas

    With Christmas right around the corner, many parents may be struggling to come up with good ideas for the Elf on the Shelf. If you aren’t familiar with Elf on the Shelf, it all started with a book of the same name that told the story of elves visiting children for Santa Claus between Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve to see which children were being naughty and which were being nice. The idea is that the elf is there to make sure the children of the household are behaving, and each day the children search to find where the elf is hiding.

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