Star Shaped KAM Snaps
Snaps are a professional fastening system; they replace the need for hook & loop closures on nappies. They also come in handy for a zillion other things around the home, from clothing to duvet covers to handtowels to sleeping bags...
Shaped snaps come with 200 shaped caps, 100 size 20 sockets and 100 size 20 studs. If you are planning on "hiding" one cap (e.g. across the tummy of a nappy, or the inside of a garment), you would do well to purchase a size 20 socket and cap set in the matching colour, in order not to waste the shaped caps.
Star caps do not require a different bottom die, but do still require the size 20 die set
Available in full sets only
SNAP PRESS & DIE SETS are required to attach these professional grade Polycetal Resin Snaps.
FULL SNAP SETS - Our 100 full sets contain 100 sockets, 100 studs, and 200 caps (400 total pieces). A full set is enough to apply 100 complete sets of snaps.
CAP - the cap is the most visible part of a snap, which is the dome that is visible on the outside of the garment. You need one cap per socket or stud. Some people sometimes mix cap colours with the socket or stud they are applying for required visual effects.
SOCKET - is the female part of the snap that joins together with the male – you need one cap to apply one socket to a garment.
STUD - is the male part of the snap that joins together with the socket – you need one cap to apply one stud to a garment.
3-1 RATIO - most people use 3 sockets to 1 stud when making MCN’s, giving a 3-1 ratio. Socket & Cap sets are available because you usually use more sockets than studs on your nappies. To buy a 3-1 ratio, you need to buy 1 full set, and 2 socket & cap sets. Most people start out buying full sets, and topping up their socket and caps later on, but if you are trying to get everything in one hit to save on postage, and are using for nappies, a 3-1 ratio is a good guide.