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 Priced to Clear
RS Stock No. 423-9482
Mfr. Part No.EB01025330118482
BrandVelcro
£10.33
Each
Units
25mm 5m Loop Black 25mm - 25mm - - -
RS Stock No. 423-9549
Mfr. Part No.EC60227
BrandVelcro
£2.83
Each
Units
16mm - Hook & Loop White 16mm - 16mm - - -
RS Stock No. 618-8869
Mfr. Part No.EB88020330118264
BrandVelcro
£8.13
1 Reel of 1
Reel(s)
20mm 5m Hook Black - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 711-7556
Mfr. Part No.3M SJ3550 25,4mm x 2,5m
Brand3M
£21.22
Each
Units
25.4mm 2.5m Mushroom Hook Black - No - 3M™ Dual Lock™ SJ3550 Dual Lock™ -
RS Stock No. 433-472
Mfr. Part No.EB88020010114472
BrandVelcro
£6.36
1 Reel of 5 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
20mm 5m Hook White - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 459-3663
Mfr. Part No.EC60250
BrandVelcro
£3.97
Each
Units
12mm 200mm Hook & Loop Blue, Green, Orange, Red, Yellow - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 459-3691
Mfr. Part No.EC60252
BrandVelcro
£5.10
Each
Units
12mm 380mm Hook & Loop Green - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 251-4286
Mfr. Part No.EB85020330114286
BrandVelcro
£7.47
1 Reel of 1
Reel(s)
20mm 5m Mushroom Hook Black 20mm - - - - -
RS Stock No. 433-501
Mfr. Part No.EB52020010130501
BrandVelcro
£17.60
1 Reel of 10 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
20mm 10m Hook & Loop White - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 458-7337
Mfr. Part No.3M SJ356D 25,4mm x 5m
Brand3M
£139.02
Each
Units
25mm 5m Hook & Loop Transparent - No - 3M™ Dual Lock™ SJ356D Dual Lock™ Yes
RS Stock No. 423-9476
Mfr. Part No.EB51025330118476
BrandVelcro
£14.50
Each
Units
25mm 5m Hook Black 25mm - 25mm - - -
RS Stock No. 459-3641
Mfr. Part No.EC60240
BrandVelcro
£3.97
Each
Units
50mm 100mm Hook & Loop White - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 423-9505
Mfr. Part No.EB88022010114505
BrandVelcro
£9.93
Each
Units
22mm 5m Hook White 22mm - - - - -
RS Stock No. 918-1246
Mfr. Part No.VEL-EC60242
BrandVelcro
£10.20
Each
Units
50mm 1m - White - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 458-7393
Mfr. Part No.3M SJ352D 25,4mm x 5m
Brand3M
£65.67
Each
Units
25mm 5m Hook & Loop Black - No - 3M™ Scotchmate™ SJ352D Scotchmate™ -
RS Stock No. 423-9561
Mfr. Part No.EB01022330114561
BrandVelcro
£9.93
Each
Units
22mm 5m Loop Black 22mm - - - - -
RS Stock No. 918-1259
Mfr. Part No.VEL-EC60246
BrandVelcro
£18.73
Each
Units
50mm 2.5m - White - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 423-9511
Mfr. Part No.EB88022330114511
BrandVelcro
£9.93
Each
Units
22mm 5m Hook Black 22mm - - - - -
RS Stock No. 909-3783
Mfr. Part No.3M SJ3550 25,4mm x 45,7m
Brand3M
£355.82
Each
Units
25.4mm 45m Hook & Loop Black - No - 3M™ Dual Lock™ SJ3550 Dual Lock™ -
RS Stock No. 176-3033
Mfr. Part No.3M SJ 352D 25,4 mm x 5 m
Brand3M
£41.85
1 Box of 5 Metre(s)
Box(es)
25mm 5m Hook & Loop Black - No - 3M™ Scotchmate™ SJ352D Scotchmate™ -
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