Not sure which VELCRO® Brand fastener is right for you?
Whatever your project, use this simple guide to find out how which type of VELCRO® Brand fastener is the strongest and how much weight each one can hold.
To secure lightweight items, choose…
VELCRO® Brand Sticky Back Fasteners
For lightweight items that need to be frequently connected and disconnected, choose the VELCRO® Brand Sticky Back range.
These general purpose fastening solutions can hold 1lbs per square inch up to 5lbs and are ideal for everyday indoor applications such as organizing and mounting lightweight items on the wall.
They’re available in squares, circles, strips and tapes and come in a range of sizes and colors. Plus they’re easy to use – simply peel and stick!
When you need a more powerful hold, choose…
VELCRO® Brand Industrial Strength Fasteners
To secure heavier items, choose one of our industrial strength solutions. They’re designed for indoor and outdoor projects where a more powerful hold is required.
VELCRO® Brand Heavy Duty tape, strips and coins have 50% more holding power than our standard strength hook and loop fasteners, and are able to hold up to 1lbs per square inch up to 10lbs.
They’re suitable for a wide range of smooth surfaces including wallboard, glass, metal and most plastics. And they’re much easier to use than nails and screws – simply peel and stick!
VELCRO® Brand ALFA-LOK® Fasteners
Your other option is VELCRO® Brand ALFA-LOK® fasteners. These heavy duty fasteners provide super strong holding power, even on rough surfaces and in extreme conditions.
Our ALFA-LOK® fasteners are the strongest VELCRO® Brand fasteners and provide a high strength, long term attachment where the fastener is infrequently opened and closed. A quick and easy alternative to nails and screws.
Now you know which VELCRO® Brand fasteners are the strongest, check out these five clever ways to use our heavy duty fasteners: