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Fastening Systems for Furniture

Our furniture fastener origins started in the automotive seating and soft trim sectors and were further developed when manufacturers wanted new design processes to make furniture.

APLIX have developed products for:

  • Mold-In Hooks for injection foam seat cushions and backs
  • Loop Join Seam Lock for upholstery
  • Injection Mold Hook for plastic components

Mold-In Hooks
System Benefits:

  • Enhanced seat confort
  • Design flexability
  • Improved ergonomics
  • Productivity gain

aplix 985 Mold-in Hook with Foam Applications  

aplix®985 Mold-in Hook with Foam Applications

1. Shieldless mold-in narrow 12mm strip fastener for straight parts.
2. Trench adapters for converting existing molding.

aplix 255 Mold-in Hook Foam Applications  

aplix®255 Mold-in Hook Foam Applications

Mold-in mushroom hook fastener with foam anchor for die cut shapes and straight parts.
Strong gripping power when used with #624 loop

aplix 225 Mold-in Hook Foam Applications  

aplix®225 Mold-in Hook Foam Applications

Mold-in mushroom hook fastener with foam anchor for die cut shapes and straight parts.
Strong gripping power when used with #624 loop

Loop Join Seam

System Benefits:

  • Provides that "cut edge Cadillac look" in the cushion
  • Very flexible and no wrinkle transfers to fabric
  • Used in combination with #985, #255, #225 hook

Our Join Seam Loop Products


aplix 624 Join Seam Loop
 

aplix® 624 Join Seam Loop Lock

Polyester knit loop. It can be wrapped around a join seam or sewn into a specific area to mate with #225, #255 and #985 hook molded in the seat pad. Available in standard and aggressive strengths.

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Injection Mold Hook

An innovative method of integrally molding a field of hooks within an injection molded component. The field of hooks can be designed in any shape and size in virtually any location on a component.

System Benefits:

  • Hooks molded during “one shot” injection cycle
  • Hooks are 100% of the component
  • Eliminates the de-lamination of hook from the product surface
  • Savings in labour costs
  • Increased holding strength

Types of materials that can use this process are:

  • Polypropylene
  • Polyenthylene
  • Polyaccetal
  • Nylon
  • Thermplastic elastomers

Our injection Mold Hook Products

aplix Injecton Mold Hook  

aplix® Injection Mold Hook with Push Pins Attachments

Mold hooks have very strong gripping power. 
Size 1” x 2” (25mm x 50mm).
Push pins: arrowhead, christmas tree and extended channel.

aplix Molded Hook Disks  

aplix® Injection Mold Hook discs

The disc has a center hole for quick alignment and requires a screw, nail or rivet to hold it in place.
Size: 1" and 1.5" diameter (25mm and 38mm).

Additional Fastening Systems for Furniture

Standard Applications

aplix 800 Hook  

aplix®800 Hook

Nylon standard hook
To be used with #800 and #804 loop.
Certifications: A-A-55126B.

aplix 800 loop  

aplix®800 Loop

Nylon texturized loop.
High cycle life and shear strength when used with #800 hook.

aplix 400 Hook
 

aplix®400 Hook

Economical standard nylon hook with good cycle life.

 

aplix 400 Loop  

aplix®400 Loop

Economical standard nylon loop with good cycle life.

 

aplix 810 Hook and Loop Loop  

aplix®810 Hook and Loop
Marine and Outdoor Applications

Polyester hook and loop.
Resistant to humidity, UV and chemicals.
High shear, tension and peel strength and no loss of properties when wet.
Also available with pressure sensitive adhesive.

aplix 922 Arrowhead Hook  

aplix®922 Arrowhead Hook

Nylon extruded Arrowhead hook.
Aggressive High Shear strength when used with #800, #804, and #400 loop. Available in 1" (25mm) only, standard or adhesive backing.
Limited cycle life.

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Deck and Back

aplix 200 Mushroom Hook
 

aplix®200 Mushroom Hook

Polypropylene mushroom hook with Nylon base, moderate thickness, 100 cycle life.
Powerful gripping force.

aplix 200 Loop
 

aplix®200 Loop

Nylon loop, low profile.
Up to 50" (1270mm) wide.

aplix 200 Hook and Loop
 

aplix®200 Hook and Loop

Polypropylene mushroom hook with Nylon base, moderate thinkness, 100 cycle life.
Nylon loop, low profile.
Powerful gripping force.

aplix A stick Hook and Loop  

aplix® A stick Hook and Loop

Hook and Loop laminated to a rigid plastic. To be attached to the substrate by the means of a mechanical fastener such as screw, staple, rivet or nail.
Available in 1" and 1.75" (25mm and 45mm) widths.
1000 ft per roll.

aplix 730 Plastic Hook  

aplix®730 Plastic Hook

Polypropylene extruded hook.
Strong gripping power.
This hook can be used with the following loops: #800, #804 and #400.
Up to 4" (107mm) wide.

aplix 220 Mushroom Hook

 

aplix®220 Mushroom Hook

Polyproylene mushroom hook with a polyester base.
High shear and tension strength
Up to 57” (500mm) wide.

Adhesives

High Shear PSA,
-P-
Pressure sensitive

Rubber based adhesive.
Adheres to various substrates such rigid polypropylene, cardboard, corrugate, glass, mylar, paper, galvanized metal, stainless steel. Temperature range -20.2F (-29C) to 179.6F (82C).

High Temp PSA
-L-
Pressure sensitive

Acrylic adhesive.
Adheres to Sintra, vinyl, PVC, ABS, Plexiglas, Polycarbonate.
Temperature range: -29.2F (-34C) to 284F (140C).

High Tack PSA
-R-
Pressure sensitive

Thermoplastic Rubber designed for immediate high tack.
Adheres to: ABS, Aluminum, Anodized Aluminum, cardboard, foam, corrugate, galvanized metals, glass, mylar, plexiglass, polycarbonate, polyethylene, polyurethane foam, polished woods.
Temperature range: -9.39F (-23C) to 129.2F (54C).
Hi Tack Adhesive
-Z-
Pressure sensitive

Thermoplastic Rubber design for immediate high tack.
Adheres to: polyurethane film and foam, polyester foam, cross linked polyethylene foam.
Temperature range: -9.39F (-23C) to 129.2F (54C).

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Straps

We can produce a variety of straps for you using our standard sizes or we can customize a strap to meet your needs if you have special requirements. Material: Standard backing, #800 Plush, #810 Plush Poly, #802 Twin Loop, #812 Twin loop.

Strap Types
Back Strap Back Strap
Cinch Strap Cinch Strap
Quick Release Quick Release Strap
Face Strap Face Stap
Graduated Strap Graduated Strap

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Aplix Fasteners Inc.
4714 Christie Drive Beamsville, Ontario, Canada L0R 1B4
P: 905.563.1244   F: 905.563.1266  E:
custserv@aplixcanada.com