The Velcro tape is one of the most commonly used tapes which is also known as the hook and loop fasteners. It has been in use since the year 1948 and even today it is available in a huge assortment of lengths and colors. It has a wide range of benefits and uses.
- Light Weight: It is a light weight material which is quite easy to use. It can be fixed onto clothes, shoes and other materials quite easily.
- Washable and Durable: Another attractive feature of this material is that it is quite durable. It can be washed easily as most of these materials are made of nylon and polyester.
- Versatile: It is used for a wide variety of purposes. It can be used on clothing, shoe closures, cuff tighteners and so forth. Moreover, it is quite strong and therefore it has the ability to support weight.
- Space Suits: Velcro is one of the most widely used materials in space shuttles and aircraft. These tapes can anchor metal trays and other devices in space. It is also used on space suits.
- Lower Maintenance: It requires low maintenance as it is quite durable. This tape can be sealed and ripped many times. It seldom requires replacements although it needs to be cleaned often.
- Ease of Use: One of the most important benefits of these tapes is its ease of use. It can be used easily by ripping it off from the one another. It also adheres to the surfaces quite easily which explains the reason it is used for various projects in and around homes. It is often used on clothes for people with disabilities as it simplifies the process of wearing clothes.
- Fastener: It is used as a fastener on carpets at homes and office spaces. It can also be used to place cushions on seats and chairs. It can be used on kitchen cabinets and other accessories.
- Hang Objects: There is hardly any need to drill holes on walls as these tapes can be used to hang objects on the walls. It is one of the best and effective methods to hang small signs, greeting cards, key chains and so forth.
- Bundle Items Together: It also finds application in bundling codes together. It is often included along with computer codes so that it can be folded together and kept in place. It can also be used outdoors to bundle garden hoses neatly.