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    Use Velcro ® to Keep Your Kids Busy at Sporting Events

    Sporting events offer a wonderful opportunity for kids to watch professional players in action and learn exactly what it takes to succeed in their favorite sport. Yet, many of the best sporting events can go long, causing kids to become antsy and agitated. While you may not be able to fast-forward to the winning goal, you can come prepared to keep your kid occupied. Whether you are headed to an older sibling’s peewee league or showing support for your college alma mater, try these fun activities that will have your kid looking forward to the next game.

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    Applications of Ultrasonic Welding

    In light of our previous post regarding How to Make a Hook and Loop Strap, you may be wondering about ultrasonic welding and how it works. Ultrasonic welding is a manufacturing technique used to secure two materials together, like hook and loop. The first patent for welding metal objects using this process was awarded in 1960. Five years later, engineers discovered that sound waves could weld non-metal materials as well.

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    How to Hang Your Mistletoe with Hook and Loop

    New Year’s Eve is almost here and you’ve got to figure out how to hang mistletoe from the ceiling. If you’re having trouble finding a good way to get it to stay where it’s supposed to, here are some suggestions on how to hang yours up with some hook and loop so you can be sure to steal a kiss from your crush this New Years.

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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.

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    VELCRO® Brand Hook & Loop Fasteners in Art

    Creative expression in art takes limitless forms, and the use of VELCRO® Brand hook and loop fasteners can expand artistic applications in unique and innovative ways.

    Arts and crafts projects, for both children and adults, benefit from using VELCRO® Brand hook and loop material. A collage can be much more than a flat, two-dimensional work. Instead, it can extend into three dimensions by attaching different shaped items with hook and loop. Three-dimensional models, hand-decorated clothing, tote bags, purses, hair clips, holiday stockings and much more become singular expressions through using hook and loop material.

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    What are Hook & Loop Fasteners Made of?

    Hook and loop fasteners consist of two distinct pieces. The rough, scratchy side is the hook because it is covered with several tiny hooks per square inch. Likewise, the soft, fuzzy side is the loop because it is covered with many small loops. The hooks engage the loops when the two sides are pressed together. This creates a bond that is exceptionally strong and allows for repeated use that lasts for thousands of cycles.

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    How to Make a Hook and Loop Strap (Part 2)

    Previously, we covered the four main variations of hook and loop straps and the first three steps of how we cut the material to length. In the following hook and loop strap making steps, we'll go over the four types of strap tips, their advantages, and how we bond these materials together. We'll also examine the Logo Imprinting process, the options available for cinch strap rings, and when to use a grommet for your custom strap.

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    Hook-and-Loop Fasteners in Transportation

    Hook-and-loop applications have advanced and changed over the years, whether through new designs, or new applications by branching out into the diverse areas of the aeronautical, marine, and automotive industries.

    Hook-and-loop fasteners are used in the automotive industry in everything from fitting seat trim covers, armrests and head rests, to securing headliners and floor coverings. VELCRO® Brand ONE-WRAP® is used to keep loose wires and cables bundled safely together. The hook-and-loop fastening system is also a handy helper when it comes to aftermarket repairs, parts, and accessories. Sagging headliners, truck bed covers, or peeling door panels can quickly be repaired or secured with acrylic adhesive backed hook and loop.

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    Keep Your Car Organized & Clean With Velcro® Brand Fasteners

    Did you know that hook and loop can help you stop things from sliding around in the back of your car? Our tough, long lasting DuraGrip and VELCRO® brand fasteners allow for better organization during daily commutes to work, school or the mall. Don't let a sharp turn send your groceries tumbling all over the trunk or the back seat. Our affordable fasteners will save aggravation and keep you safer on the road, too!

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    How Santa Uses Hook and Loop For Christmas (Probably)

    Santa Claus probably has plenty of uses for hook and loop. With Christmas here, we wanted to investigate how Santa might use some of our products to help him on his midnight run. Whether it’s on his suit, his sack of toys, or his sleigh, Santa has plenty of uses for the sturdy and convenient fasteners.

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