Converting Solutions Blog
Feet are usually a permanent installation on a product and Gleicher stocks many choices including thickness and hardness of various adhesive-backed, skid resistant, protective products that can be cut to size as a cost efficient alternative to nuts and bolts.
But what if you needed a foot pad to be skid resistant and… removable?Read More
With over 10 years each of customer service for converter Gleicher Manufacturing Corporation, our staff is happy to list for you the steps to consider on how and where to buy industrial tapes and fasteners to be die cut, rotary cut, slit, laminated or laser cut – i.e. converted.Read More
Fire fighters, police, military and others use particular types, classes, colors and widths of hook and loop fasteners that meet industry standards.
This article will focus on military apparel. Military hook and loop fasteners meet the Commercial specification AA55126B and military requirements. For more than 30 years, the military has used hook and loop VELCRO fasteners in their tactical apparel.Read More
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.Read More
There are a wide variety of methods used to attach VELCRO® Brand Hook and Loop fasteners to a product. The method depends on the substrate and how the product will be used. Here's a quick guide:Read More
Gleicher can quickly and efficiently customize VELCRO® Brand straps to match your products. If you need a unique shape, color, adhesive or a hybrid technology, our design and engineering staff will work with you to produce the materials that meet your specifications.Read More
Noninvasive orthopedic devices have utilized VELCRO® Brand Hook and Loop straps and fasteners for decades. Providing the right fit, flexibility and material for fastening the devices is important. Gleicher’s experienced staff will walk you through the process of defining your exact needs.Read More
Medical Monitoring Equipment
Gleicher specializes in a variety of VELCRO® Brand hook and loop fasteners that keep vital medical monitoring sensors in place. Our market-tested products are proven by years of use in the field - from blood pressure cuffs to fetal monitoring and more.
Pressure Sensitive Adhesives
Pressure sensitive adhesives are considered semi-permanent bonds. A VELCRO® Brand Hook and Loop tape can be glued to a substrate (surface) using pressure-sensitive backing. These are very popular due to their ease of use. Simply remove the release liner and press the tape in place.