Specialty Fasteners

Shakespeare has a long history of supplying monofilaments for hook and loop and other fastener applications.

Nylon monofilaments used in hook and loop fasteners and polyolefin monofilaments for mushroom type fasteners. These fasteners are suitable for use in a variety of industrial and commercial applications.


Product Name Diameter Range (in) Diameter Range (mm)
Nylon .008" - .034" 0.20mm - 0.86mm
Polyester .008" - .046" 0.20mm - 1.15mm
Polypropylene .007" - .015" 0.18mm - 0.38mm
  • Optimize Peel Strength
  • Yarn Finishes to Ease Processing
  • Polymer Tailored for Dyeability
  • Pigmented Monofilament
  • Shaped Cross Sections
  • High Toughness and Knot Strength
  • High Frequency Closures
  • High Peel Strength – Limited Closures
  • Medical Products
  • Automotive Carpeting
  • Closure for Clothing
  • Signage Hangers
  • Wiring Harness and Other Electronic Applications
  • Sporting Goods
  • Household Fastener
  • Monofilament Zippers
  • Shoe Lacings
  • Carpet Industry
  • Apparel
  • Automotive
  • Sporting Goods
  • Electronics
  • Housewares
  • Medical
  • Footware

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Our experienced development team will work with you to understand the specific needs of your project and customize a solution for a new application or to enhance an existing one. Contact Shakespeare to talk with one of our experts.

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