Hook & Loop Tapes

Hook and loop tape (Velcro) was invented by a Swiss engineer George de Mestral in 1941, Velcro is a combination of two French words Velours(Velvet) and crochet (hook)


What is Hook and Loop Tape?


Hook and loop tape is most commonly known as velcro tape or hook and loop fastener tape. The backing tape material may vary but hook and loops are normally made from nylon or polyester. It is a type of fastener closure system consisting of two types of tape that, when pressed together, form a secure fastening.


One tape, called hook tape, has a rough side consisting of tiny hooks and the other tape is called loop tape and is covered in soft loops. When these two tapes are pressed together the hooks on the hook tape engage with the loops on the loop tape causing them to bind together. The two tapes can be peeled apart when required making a distinctive tearing sound.


How to Attach Hook and Loop Tape


Most hook and loop tapes have a pressure sensitive self-adhesive backing for a secure attachment. Fabric backed hook and loop tape can be sewn to textiles such as clothing, bags, and furniture. Heat activated adhesive hook and loop tape uses heat from an iron that makes the adhesive tacky, it can then be stuck to the surface of the fabric.



Types of Hook and Loop Tape


Standard Hook and Loop: These are separate hook and loop tapes which are sold together for convenience but they can also be purchased separately


Back to Back Hook and Loop: This tape has hooks on one side and loops on the other enabling it to be wrapped around itself for securing bundles of cables


Self-Engaging Hook and Loop: This tape, also known as mixed hook and loop tape, has hooks and loops on the same side for a one-piece solution


Mushroom Hook Tape: This tape has mushroomed shaped stems protruding from the backing. When pressed together these stems interlock with one another to provide a secure fastening



Sizes


Hook and loop tapes are available in various lengths and widths and can also be supplied on a strip in separate circular coin shapes or squares


Benefits


  • Quick and easy to use

  • Very strong

  • Simple to unfasten

  • Can be manipulated around objects

  • Maintenance free


Applications


  • Clothing

  • Soft furnishings

  • Signage

  • Picture

  • hanging

  • Partitioning

  • Exhibitions

  • Workshops

  • Cable harnessing

  • Gazebos

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Description Price Width Length Hook Type Colour Pre-cut Width Pre-cut Pre-cut Length Model Number Series
RS Stock No. 890-4165
BrandRS PRO
MYR28.57
Each
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25mm 5m Hook Black 25mm - 25mm - -
RS Stock No. 890-4206
BrandRS PRO
MYR42.64
Each
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20mm 200mm Hook & Loop Black - - - - -
RS Stock No. 890-4159
BrandRS PRO
MYR25.22
Each
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20mm 5m Hook & Loop Black - - - - -
RS Stock No. 890-4219
BrandRS PRO
MYR8.42
Each
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50mm 100mm Hook & Loop White - - - - -
RS Stock No. 163-4739
Mfr. Part No.SJ352B
Brand3M
MYR88.71
Each
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25mm 1.25m Hook & Loop Black - - - SJ352BP SCOTCHMATE
RS Stock No. 163-4740
Mfr. Part No.SJ352BP white
Brand3M
MYR92.57
Each
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25mm 1.25m Hook & Loop White - - - SJ352BP -
RS Stock No. 890-4193
BrandRS PRO
MYR41.32
Each
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22mm 5m Hook White - - - - -
RS Stock No. 918-1240
Mfr. Part No.VEL-EC60245
BrandVelcro
MYR79.22
Each
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50mm 2.5m - Black - - - - -
RS Stock No. 163-4736
Mfr. Part No.SJ356BP
Brand3M
MYR186.71
Each
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25mm 2.5m Hook & Loop Clear - - - SJ3560 Dual Lock™
RS Stock No. 918-1243
Mfr. Part No.VEL-EC60249
BrandVelcro
MYR26.42
1 Set
Set(s)
45mm - Hook & Loop White - - - - -
RS Stock No. 890-4216
BrandRS PRO
MYR25.77
Each
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20mm 5m Hook Black - - - - -
RS Stock No. 163-4737
Mfr. Part No.SJ354BP
Brand3M
MYR184.86
Each
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25.4mm 2.5m Interlocking Fastener Black - - - SJ3540 Dual Lock™
RS Stock No. 918-1246
Mfr. Part No.VEL-EC60242
BrandVelcro
MYR50.95
Each
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50mm 1m - White - - - - -
RS Stock No. 918-1252
Mfr. Part No.VEL-EC60244
BrandVelcro
MYR211.43
Each
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50mm 5m - White - - - - -
RS Stock No. 890-4203
BrandRS PRO
MYR247.06
Each
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25mm 5m Mushroom Hook Black - - - - -
RS Stock No. 423-9511
Mfr. Part No.EB88022330114511
BrandVelcro
MYR66.46
Each
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22mm 5m Hook Black 22mm - - - -
RS Stock No. 163-4738
Mfr. Part No.SJ387BP
Brand3M
MYR191.52
Each
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25mm 2.5m Hook & Loop Black - - - SJ3870 Dual Lock™
RS Stock No. 423-9482
Mfr. Part No.EB01025330118482
BrandVelcro
MYR55.37
Each
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25mm 5m Loop Black 25mm - 25mm - -
RS Stock No. 433-472
Mfr. Part No.EB88020010114472
BrandVelcro
MYR43.19
1 Reel of 5 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
20mm 5m Hook White - - - - -
RS Stock No. 890-4177
BrandRS PRO
MYR23.43
Each
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22mm 5m Hook Black - - - - -
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