Our Military Specification Hook and Loop (A-A-55126) is available in both Berry Compliant and USA made.
Military Specification Hook & Loop
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Military Specification Hook and Loop, also known as Mil-Spec Hook and Loop, refers to a specific type of fastening system that meets the rigorous standards set by the United States military. It is commonly used in various military applications, such as uniforms, tactical gear, and equipment.
The term “hook and loop” refers to a two-part fastening system consisting of two components: hooks and loops. The hooks are small, stiff, and typically made of nylon or another durable material. The loops, on the other hand, are soft, flexible, and made of a similar material with tiny fibers that interlock with the hooks.
The main purpose of the hook and loop fastening system is to provide a secure closure that can be easily opened and closed repeatedly. When the hooks and loops are pressed together, they create a strong bond that holds the two surfaces together. To open the fastening, one simply pulls the surfaces apart, allowing the hooks and loops to disengage.
Military Specification Hook and Loop follows specific standards outlined by military authorities to ensure its reliability, durability, and performance in demanding conditions. These standards include criteria for factors such as tensile strength, shear strength, cycle life (number of open/close cycles), resistance to abrasion and laundering, and flame resistance.
By adhering to these specifications, Mil-Spec Hook and Loop ensures that military personnel can rely on the fastening system to securely hold their gear and withstand the rigors of combat, training, and other military operations.