Aplix

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Aplix, polypropylene

Description

[Aplix, Inco] A self-gripping fastening system sold under the name Aplix since 1976. Aplix was originally based on the hook and loop system of the expired Velcro patent. They developed original variations, the first of which was composed of a very soft, unnapped loops. The products are now made on numerous woven and molded patterns composed of nylon, polyester, polypropylene or polyethylene. Inovations include miniaturization, double-sided hooks, mushrooms, and wave patterns. Each system is available with or without pressure-sensitive adhesive on the reverse.

  • Aplix 800 = nylon base with nylon loops [SDS Link]
  • Aplix 804 = polyamide base with polyamide loops [SDS Link]
  • Aplix 810 = polyester base with polyester loops [SDS Link]
  • Aplix N29, N31,N35 and SL100 V2 = polyethylene base and loops

Applications

Aplix mushrooms
  • Fasteners for packages, containers and rolled items

Risks

Nylon becomes brittle when exposed to extremely cold temperatures or ultraviolet light. Any pressure sensitive adhesive should be pH neutral and may fail over time.

Additional Information

Aplix: Website


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