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  • Staying in the Loop: New Sports Applications

    Hook and loop is used in so many applications, it’s difficult to know where to start. After all, it’s not just shoes and wallets that use these practical fasteners. We’re highlighting some interesting applications that we come across, including new business ventures, technology, and DIY stuff, among others.
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  • Off to College? Velcro® Brand Fasteners Can Help

    Heading off to college means you are about to face some significant changes in your life. As you adjust to life away from home and the pressures of classes, homework and meeting new friends, it's important to feel comfortable in your dorm. Velcro® brand hook and loop can help you do that.

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  • Staying in the Loop: A Smart Desk, Shoes & Rescue Tubes

    Hook and loop is used in so many applications, it’s difficult to know where to start. After all, it’s not just shoes and wallets that use these practical fasteners. We’re highlighting some interesting applications that we come across, including new business ventures, technology, and DIY stuff, among others.
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  • Everyday Improvements through Hook and Loop

    We use Velcro® brand fasteners and other hook and loop products every day. They've become so commonplace that we rarely consider what we did before its invention in the 1940s.

    Consider an ordinary trip to your family physician. You'll likely have your blood pressure taken. Can you remember how the cuff was secured before Velcro® brand fasteners came along? Cuffs used to be tied or snapped into place, which doesn’t sound comfortable. If your doctor prescribes an arm or knee brace, how would you position it without the Velcro® brand fastener? Well, you would have to tie it in place which means you wouldn't have the versatility and adjustability we enjoy today with hook and loop braces.

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  • Maintaining Staying Power for Velcro ® Brand Fasteners

    Velcro® brand fasteners are such an ingeniously simple product that we often take it for granted, assuming it will last forever. However, there are factors that will cause VELCRO® Brand's durability to fail. Protecting hook and loop fasteners from the following will maximize its useful lifespan.

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  • Staying in the Loop: Student Creations Using Hook and Loop

    Hook and loop is used in so many applications, it’s difficult to know where to start. After all, it’s not just shoes and wallets that use these practical fasteners. We’re going to start highlighting some interesting applications that we come across, including new business ventures, technology, and DIY stuff, among others.
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