Velcro One Wrap

An immediate forum search didn’t turn up anything on working with this, but it seems like a useful material to keep in the arsenal…

Velcro’s consumer site doesn’t directly list this, but it can be found at any JoAnn’s.
Unlike their sticky-backed tape, Velcro One-Wrap comes in a 1.5" width and features the nylon hooks on one side, soft fuzzy loops on the other.

Cuts reasonably OK with shears or a utility knife… but will it PEW?

On my Glowforge Pro, thread holes were set with

250 Speed
100 Power
1 Pass
0.055" Height

I just needed it to give me a sufficient clearance to pass a stitching needle through. From a previous project, it’s NOT FUN to push a needle through unprocessed Velcro nylon.

For the perimeter, I slowed it a bit

225 Speed
100 Power
1 Pass
0.055" Height

As the picture shows, it cut and cauterized most of that. The remaining perforations simply tears out like a paper towel or trims out with a razor. I might further drop the speed in future tries, but for a first time, didn’t want to over melt the edges.

Velcro One-Wrap comes in black or white.

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I’ve never done the one wrap but I cut the self-adhesive stuff when I need a specific shape that I can’t cut with a hobby knife. .
So nice to be able to do little things like this at a moment’s notice.

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Thanks, that will come in handy!

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Going to bookmark this! I have also found the one-wrap in blue, but that’s been a while and I don’t remember where I bought it. I still have some.
I never would have thought of cutting it on a Glowforge - so much easier! There have been many times I’ve used my table to push the needle through, so hence, I have many indents on my table.
And this is why I love the forum so much - sharing of information. Thank you!

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@CarterTG I utterly the narrow stuff at Home Depot all the time. Never knew there were wider versions. I’m guessing you use it for hat patches, maybe? Anyway, here is another source.

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Yet another brilliant use for these amazing machines!

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Oh nice! As someone who replaces the straps on her hockey equipment every season or two the pain of pushing a needle through that stuff is well known. I’ll definitely remember this next time that needs to be done!

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What settings do you use when cutting the adhesive velcro?

One pass at 425/98 will be a good place to start for a kiss cut. Bump up the power or down in speed some to cut through the backing.

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