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Frequently Asked Questions

Buckles and Metal Hardware

Below we have curated some commonly asked questions in relation to our products. If you have any further questions, you can call or email us.

The roller buckle makes the process easier for tightening and un-tightening your finished product by use of the roller.
The best way to enquire or order the correct size buckle is to know the width of material which is being used with the buckle.
You can enquire about any product you may not be able to find on our website by visiting our enquiry page or, you can send an email direct to sales@dtpsupplies.com

Cord Clips

A tool is required to set a Cord Clip, this can be done with a hand tool which you hit with a mallet, hand press or foot press.
You can enquire about any product you may not be able to find on our website by visiting our enquiry page or, you can send an email direct to sales@dtpsupplies.com

Eyelets

Steel based items, may rust, and should be stored in a dry environment. Brass based items, may tarnish over time but will not rust.
Eyelets and Washers require a tool to set, this can be by a hand tool which you hit with a mallet, a manual hand press, foot press or by powered machines. We have all options covered.
Eyelets and washers can be removed if required, this process would have to be done by using a pair of pliers. We have a removal tool for the 40mm (VL150) Curtain Eyelet & Washer.
You can enquire about any product you may not be able to find on our website by visiting our enquiry page or, you can send an email direct to sales@dtpsupplies.com
The three most popular finishes are Brass Clean, Brass Nickel Plate and Brass Oxy Black. However, we do stock more finishes in certain ranges and styles of eyelets. Please get in touch if you require more information regarding a certain product in a certain finish.
There are three different tube eyelet head styles:

A – Flat Head
B – Round Head
C – Countersunk Head
A Grommet Eyelet is sometimes referred to as a rolled rim eyelet, and is supplied with a toothed washer. This makes it ideal for use with tarpaulins and similar materials, where extra strength is needed. A Sail Eyelet is a good option to reinforce a hole in many different materials, and is mostly used in lighter duty materials/applications.
On some fabrics it is possible to use a one piece die that incorporates both the cutting and setting action. However, for the very best results, we always recommend using separate cutting and setting dies. This always gives the best results across a wider range of fabrics.

Lead Weights

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Machinery

Please contact the office either by telephone or email to discuss your options. We have a huge range to suit all budgets.
You can enquire about any product you may not be able to find on our website by visiting our enquiry page or, you can send an email direct to sales@dtpsupplies.com

Mini Curtains and Blind Products

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Plastic Parts

Plastic Eyelets & Washers are set in the same way as a brass or steel eyelet, a machine is required, this can be by a manual hand press, foot press or a powered machine. Unlike metal eyelets, plastic eyelets cannot usually be set with hand tools. We also have options where the plastic eyelet and washer snap together and no machine is required.
You can enquire about any product you may not be able to find on our website by visiting our enquiry page or, you can send an email direct to sales@dtpsupplies.com

​Press Fasteners

A Poppa set can be found on baby grow or duvet covers this is a 3-part set. S Spring and Ring Spring Press Studs are more likely to be in clothing, covers and bags and rucksacks and are stronger than the poppa sets, this is a 4-part set.
Press Fasteners require a tool to set, this can be by a hand tool which you hit with a mallet, pliers, manual hand press, foot press or by powered machines.
Steel based items, may rust, and should be stored in a dry environment. Brass based items, may tarnish over time but will not rust. Grade 316 Stainless steel items can be used in the marine industry.
You can enquire about any product you may not be able to find on our website by visiting our enquiry page or, you can send an email direct to sales@dtpsupplies.com
A Ligne measurement is a popular measuring guide used by some manufacturers and sellers of press studs. The Ligne measurement is the cap diameter, 1 Ligne = 0.635mm.
Yes, Press Studs can be fed Automatically

Rivets

You can enquire about any product you may not be able to find on our website by visiting our enquiry page or, you can send an email direct to sales@dtpsupplies.co.uk
Rivets require a tool to set, this can be by a hand tool which you hit with a mallet, a manual hand press, foot press or by powered machines.

Shoe Hooks

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Tape

Hem It Tape is a single sided substrate tape which is used to strengthen the banner material so you can eyelet through it without the need to fold your material. Banner Tape is double sided and is used to fold and hem banner material.
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Vinyl Storage

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