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  • What is Hook and Loop Tape?

    What is Rip Fast / Hook and Loop Tape?   Ripfast is our brand of Hook and Loop Tape. A fastener closure system that is made up of two separate parts, a “Hook” (The rough side) and a “Loop” (The fluffier side). It is often an overlooked, versatile tool that is utilised in many different products and sectors. There are many different options with Ripfast (we have four types available). so whether it’s for shoes and fashion, organisation of cabling or fixing products to the floor,…

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  • Polypropylene Webbing 101: What is it and why is it the best?
    What Webbing is best for me?

    Polypropylene webbing (as it is commonly known.) Has become widely used in a variety of sectors. Read on to find out what makes this component so special…   What is Polypropylene Webbing? A thermoplastic polymer developed in 1951, It swiftly overtook nylon in popularity due to its cut price, strength and other qualities. The polypropylene used in our webbing is converted into fibres which are then woven together into strips.   Advantages Of Using Polypropylene Plastic For Webbing It…

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  • Nylon or Acetal? What’s best for my buckle?
    Nylon or Acetal?

    Here at Ace Supplies HQ, we get asked this question a lot! If we compare Acetal and Nylon we can see the differences in strength and advised conditions.   Acetal Acetal is a thermoplastic polymer material. In looks it is shinier than Nylon. It is well known for its excellent tensile strength and chemical resistance. Acetal is also recognised for its flexural memory when put under pressure over a long period of time. This handy little plastic buckle is great at withstanding extreme…

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  • What Makes Ace Supplies Stand Out?
    Ace Supplies UK stand out?

    What makes Ace Supplies UK stand out? When purchasing goods of any kind, you will want to make sure you know who you are dealing with. However with the rise of online retailers resulting in a saturated marketplace and an almost anonymous way of purchasing goods it can be difficult to get a background of companies and know exactly what you are going to get. And when purchasing items that are designed for safety, knowing who you are buying from becomes incredibly important. Read on to find out…

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  • Why You Should Trust Ace Supplies When It Comes To The Military
    Military use

    When it comes to keeping people safe, corners cannot be cut. And when talking about the military, that is even more important. The industry needs to make sure the equipment it uses is trusted when it comes to delivery, longevity, and safety. That is why we are one of the leading suppliers of fastening products for the MOD and PPE industries. Why Ace Supplies for military use? Throughout our long history, we have aimed for superior quality. Whether we are supplying to the leisure sector or the…

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  • The Best Buckle For Your Application
    The Best Buckle

    A plastic buckle is a plastic buckle, right? On the surface, buckles may all look pretty much the same. To the naked eye, they offer a similar mechanism, are a similar shape and essentially do the same job. However, depending on your needs depends entirely on the buckle you will need. When shopping around, you’ll be greeted with products such as ‘side release’, ‘front release’, ‘cam’, ‘ladderloc’, ‘triglides’ and ‘D rings’, so which one will suit your needs? Let’s…

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