Alfatex GmbH

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  • Schürblick 6
  • 48599 Gronau (Westf.)
  • Germany

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Alfatex® Fastening Solutions

Hook and loop fasteners provide often invisible but always indispensable fastening solutions.

It is the silent strength in thousands of everyday articles. They range from bespoke straps for bandages to customised solutions for the automotive industry. We supply our customers all across Europe from our local sites in seven European countries.

We aim to provide customers with a made-to-measure product. One of the reasons we are able to do this is that we maintain control over the complete production process. We are developer and producer of hook and loop fasteners since 1978. Our head office is in Belgium, where we have more than 20,000 m² of space dedicated to research&development, production and inventory management for our range of products. Our range includes more than 40,000 products, many are available from stock.

Providing advice to our customers is a key element of our corporate philosophy. We not only advise about the right kind of fastener, but also about the ideal adhesive, die-cutting and printing.

Alfatex® supplies customers in more than 60 market segments. Alfatex distinguishes between three market segments: Medical, Industry and Automotive. These three sectors attach great value to the quality of our products.

All the benefits of Alfatex® hook and loop fasteners at a glance:

     

  • Over 30 years of experience;

  • In-house developer and producer of hook and loop fasteners;

  • Measure made products;

  • Our range includes more than 40,000 products;

  • Many products available from stock;

  • Fast delivery;

  • Good advice over the right kind of hook and loop fastener, the adhesive value, die-cutting and printing;

  • ISO 9001:2008 certified;

  • Local offices in 7 European countries.

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Hook and loop fasteners possess numerous properties, including strength, convenience and flexibility. These are three tremendous building blocks for innovations, which is why you see Alfatex® tapes in so many places. We create effective solutions, for almost any industry, for example the packaging sectors, the cleaning sectors, abrasive and polishing sectors, interior decoration, aviation, etc.

The advantages of hook and loop fasteners are well known: easy to use, durable, maintenance-free, light and concealable out of sight. Alfatex® goes the extra mile to make this tremendous product even better. We like a challenge and we develop new solutions, also in consultation with the development departments of suppliers and customers of car parts and/or interiors.

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Alfatex® supplies hook and loop fasteners for all kinds of uses.


The differences between the different types of tape are barely visible to the naked eye, yet each type has its own particular advantages. That is why advising our customers is a key element of customisation philosopy. Alfatex® offers different widths and a variety of 24 colours.

Hook and loop

Woven quality with great horizontal tensile strength for intensive use; opens and closes effortlessly 10,000 times.


Hook and loop tape can be made of polyamide or polyester, depending on the type of use required. All hook and loop tapes are tested for use of harmful substances and are certified according to Öko-Tex Standard 100 Class II (certificate number 60414302).

Mushroom and velour

Woven and knitted quality with considerable vertical tensile strength for resistance and strength; can be opened and closed approximately 100 times.


Mushroom tape is made of 70% polyester and 30% polypropylene and has sewn edges for ease of use. Velour tape is made of knitted polyamide, without sewn edges. All mushroom and velour tapes are tested for use of harmful substances and are certificated according to Öko-Tex Standard 100 Class II (certificate number 60615402).

Plastic

Plastic is used extensively for numerous different purposes. Certain types of plastics soften when exposed to great heat so they can be processed by such means as moulding or extrusion. Using plastic has major advantages because the softened material can easily be shaped to the desired form and reused.


The use of plastic produces a tight result and is ideal for short-life consumables such as nappies. These types of fasteners are hygienic, waterproof and guarantee great adhesion in combination with a non-woven product.

Assembly

The function of a hook and loop fastener determines to a large extent its shape and finish. Do you need to fasten a seat cover, make packaging or bundle electrical wiring? Alfatex® offers a range of 40,000 products for all kinds of applications. We also create unique products made to the customer’s instructions.

Adhesive

Adhesive for every surface. When gluing hook and loop fasteners, the type of adhesive greatly influences the complete product. Even the best quality hook and loop fasteners, woven from the finest materials, lose their value if they are not secured properly.


Alfatex® has carefully selected a range of no fewer than 25 different adhesives, suitable for all possible applications.

Product

Textil

Alfatex supplies hook and loop fasteners for all kinds of uses. The differences between the...

Alfatex GmbH Schürblick 6 48599 Gronau (Westf.) Germany +49 2562/9645-0 info@alfatex.com

Product

Plastic

Plastic is used extensively for numerous different purposes. Certain types of plastics soften when...

Alfatex GmbH Schürblick 6 48599 Gronau (Westf.) Germany +49 2562/9645-0 info@alfatex.com

Product

Assembly

The function of a hook and loop fastener determines to a large extent its shape and finish. Do you...

Alfatex GmbH Schürblick 6 48599 Gronau (Westf.) Germany +49 2562/9645-0 info@alfatex.com

Product

Adhesive

Adhesive for every surface. When gluing hook and loop fasteners, the type of adhesive greatly...

Alfatex GmbH Schürblick 6 48599 Gronau (Westf.) Germany +49 2562/9645-0 info@alfatex.com

Exhibitor at the following trade fair

Techtextil 2015

04.05.2015 - 07.05.2015 Hall: 3.1 Stand: E 28