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Improve the comfort of athletes and patients with VELCRO® Brand Double-Faced Loop - Embossed (DFL-E)

Posted on Wed, Dec 09, 2015

Double-Faced Loop is a dual-sided VELCRO® Brand loop that is used for athletic equipment such as helmets and shin guards. It is also used for orthopedic bracing and strapping. Ideal for straps that will be in contact with the skin, DFL-E is breathable, flexible, and has extra soft loop for comfort.

Double-Faced Loop straps are compatible with a wide variety of VELCRO® Brand hooks and the material can be dyed in multiple colors.

Benefits of DFL-E soft loop:

  • Decreases skin irritation through superior breathability
  • Conforms to patient's anatomy, increasing comfort
  • Soft loop eliminates abrasiveness against skin
  • Maximizes visual identity via color and embossing options
  • Die-cut shapes and packaging options reduce assembly time

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Product Range
There are several construction types and materials to consider in the design and use of athletic and orthopedic equipment. Durability varies with construction type. For example, the construction may be sewn or it may be bonded. The material can be plush or flat. Considerations will also include material flexibility, PSI strength and shear resistance.

Gleicher Experts can help you
A Gleicher representative has detailed knowledge for this product and other VELCRO® Brand products and applications. Gleicher provides a proprietary questionnaire to walk you through design and material needs.

Straps can be custom designed with your selection of material type and color and in cut-to-order lengths and widths. Fasteners come in a variety of types and sizes depending on the use. From heavy duty for athletic clients to fine and lightweight for infants and young children, we can help you.

Gleicher is an elite VELCRO® 'Preferred Converter' Distributor utilizing our rotaries, lasers and die cutting capabilities to expertly cut to size a wide variety of VELCRO® Brand materials.

Inquire About Gleicher's VELCRO Brand Application Review