ZIPPERS
Check out our great selection of zippers! If you know which one you are interested in, click a link below. Otherwise use your browser to scroll down.

 


 

Separating Zippers:

Two-Way Separating Zipper 5 Vislon One-Way Separating Zipper 5 Vislon Two-Way Separating Zippers 8 Vislon
One-Way Separating Zipper 5 Coil Separating Water Resistant Zippers Sleeping Bag Zippers
Marine Zippers Gaiter Zippers  

Non-Separating Zippers:

7 Inch Pocket Zippers 7 Inch Water Resistant 5 Coil Pocket Zippers Non-Separating 10 Vislon Zippers

Zipper Tape by the Yard:

Coil Zipper Tape Vislon Zipper Tape Water Resistant Zipper Tape

Zipper Sliders:

Coil Sliders vislon sliders and
Vislon Plastic Sliders
W/R sliders

Top Stops, Tools, Lubricant and Information:

Top Stops Professional Zipper Shortening Tools Zipper and Snap Lubricant
Zip Tech Zip Care Max Wax
3M Silicone Spray    
Info Sheet on customizing your zippers    

Click here to see cording/lacing extensions for zipper sliders
Click here to see handy information on zippers, including how to shorten a zipper, the structure of a zipper, sizes, etc
Don't forget to check out our "All about Coil & Molded Tooth Zippers" information sheet

 
Structure of a zipper.  Click picture to enlarge.

  Types of zippers.  Click picture to enlarge.

 
 

 

Zipper sizes: #5 is 5 mm across the teeth (when it is closed), #8 is 8 mm and #10 is 10 mm. See picture above.


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SEPARATING ZIPPERS

 

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Two-Way Separating Zipper #5 Vislon (Molded Tooth) 
Two-way separating zippers in about 20 colors!  Stocked in 26", 36" and 46" lengths that can be shortened to any desired length. (Need top stops for shortening, 5 each).  

26"     $2.75
36"     $3.25
46"     $3.75

Stocked Colors: Red, Lemon Yellow, Kelly Green, Forest Green, Royal Blue, Navy Blue, Purple, Chocolate Brown, Grey, Black, White and Tan

 

 

 
Size  
Colors  

One-Way Separating Zipper #5 Vislon (Molded Tooth)
One-way separating zippers in black.  Stocked in 26" , 36" and 46" lengths that can be shortened to any length. (Need top stops for shortening,
5 each).  

26"     $2.75
36"     $3.25
46"     $3.75

 
Size  
 
Structure of a zipper.  Click picture to enlarge.

Two-Way Separating Zippers #8 Vislon (Molded Tooth) 
Two-way separating zippers.  For those heavy-duty applications that require a tougher zipper.  Stocked in black.  Stocked in 26", 36" and 46" lengths that can be shortened to any size desired. (Need top stops for shortening,
5 each.)   

26"     $3.50
36"     $4.00
46"     $4.50

 
 
Size  

One-Way Separating Zipper #5 Coil (Self Mending) 
One-way separating zippers.  For people who prefer the very strong and flexible continuous coil zipper. Stocked in 26", 36" and 46" lengths that can be shortened to any size. (Need top stops for shortening, 5 each.)  Available in black.  

26"     $3.00
36"     $3.50
46"     $4.00

 
Size  

One Way Separating Water Resistant #5 Coil Zippers 
These separating zippers have a special design and a vinyl treatment that make them water resistant and eliminate the need for storm flaps.  These types of zippers are what one would find in very high end mountaineering and sailing garments. They are separating so that they can be used for jacket zippers. Stocked in black.

26"    $7.00
36"    $8.00

 
Size  

  Types of zippers.  Click picture to enlarge.

Two-Way Separating 110" Sleeping Bag Zipper 
Long, two-way separating zippers for sleeping bags, tent vestibules or any application that requires a long separating zipper.  Stocked in black. May be shortened to any length. (Need top stops for shortening, 5 each.)   

Specify size and type (coil or molded tooth).

110"    $14.50 each

 
Type  
Size  

One-Way Separating Marine Zippers 
These #10 Vislon zippers have an all plastic construction including the double-pull slider, giving you a zipper that will not corrode in the salt air.  Ideal for Marine and outdoor use.  Available in white or black.  Can be shortened to any length. (Need top stops for shortening, 5 each.)  

24" $4.50
30" $5.00
36" $5.50
40" $6.00
48" $6.50
60" $7.00
72" $8.50
84" $9.50
96" $10.50
108" $12.00
120" $13.00
 
Color  
Size  

One-Way Separating 16" Vislon Gaiter Zippers   
Primarily used for gaiters, these one-way separating zippers are stocked in #5 and #8 in black. Can be shortened to any length. (Need top stops for shortening, 5 each.)      

#5  $2.50 each

#8  $3.00 each

 
Size  

NON-SEPARATING ZIPPERS


  Types of zippers.  Click picture to enlarge.

Non Separating 7 Inch Pocket Zippers  
Just the right length for a pocket!  A common size called out in most patterns.  Closed at both ends.  Stocked in black.  Please specify coil or vislon.    

#5     $1.50 each

 
Type  
 
Structure of a zipper.  Click picture to enlarge.

7 Inch Water Resistant #5 Coil Pocket Zippers 
These pocket zippers have a special design and a vinyl treatment that make them water resistant and eliminate the need for storm flaps.  These types of zippers are what one would find in very high end mountaineering gear.    

#5     $4.25 each

 

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Non-Separating 10"  Vislon Zippers 
Stocked in a variety of colors.  The 10" length makes it useful for a wide range of projects.  Can be shortened to any length.  (Need top stops for shortening, 5 each.)   

#5     $1.75

Stocked Colors: Red, Kelly Green, Royal Blue, Navy Blue, Purple, Grey, Black, White

Currently Out of Stock: Lemon Yellow, Forest Green, Chocolate Brown, Tan

 

 
Colors  

ZIPPER BY THE YARD

Coil Zipper Tape   
Sold by the yard, this very strong and flexible continuous coil zipper tape can be cut into any length.  This is the perfect zipper for bags, tents, or packs.  It cannot be made into a separating zipper.  At least one end has to be sewn in.  (Need top stops for zippers that open on one end, 5 each.)

Sliders sold separately.

Please keep orders to 1/8 yard increments.  Minimum cut is 1/2 yard.

#3 Black $1.50/yd
#4.5 Black $1.75/yd
#5 Black, White $2.00/yd
#8 Black, White $2.25/yd
#10 Black, White $2.50/yd
 
Size and Colors  

Vislon Zipper Tape-Molded Tooth
Sold by the yard; this very strong continuous Vislon zipper tape can be cut into any length.  This is the perfect zipper for marine use.  It cannot be made into a separating zipper.  At least one end has to be sewn in. (Need top stops for zippers that open on one end, 5 each.)  

Sliders sold separately.

Please keep orders to 1/8 yard increments.  Minimum cut is 1/2 yard.

#5     $2.00/yd
#8     $2.25/yd
#10   $2.50/yd

Colors: White, Black

 
Color  
Size  

Water Resistant #5 Coil  Zipper Tape
This unique zipper tape has a vinyl coating that keeps the water out, without having to add a storm flap.  Used for everything from bags and packs to venting and pit zips in outerwear.  Can be cut into any length.  At least one end has to be sewn in. (Need top stops for zippers that open on one end, 5 each.)

Requires specific slider, see water resistant slider.

Sliders sold separately.

Please keep orders to 1/8 yard increments.  Minimum cut is 1/2 yard.

#5     $4.99/yd

Colors: Black

 

ZIPPER SLIDERS


Single


Double


Locking

Coil Sliders
Metal slider with single or double-pull.  This piece is easy to put onto zipper by the yard or can be used to replace a lost or broken slide.   Please choose from black, white, or nickel plated. For use with the coil zipper tape.

#3 Single Black $0.35/ea   #3 Double Silver $0.40/ea
#4.5 Single Black $0.40/ea   #4.5 Double Black $0.45/ea
#5 Single Black, White, Nickel Pltd $0.45/ea   #5 Single/Locking Black $0.50/ea
#5 Double Black, White $0.50/ea   #8 Single Black, White, Nickel Pltd $0.50/ea
#8 Double Black $0.55/ea   #8 Single Locking Black $0.65/ea
#10 Single Black, White, Nickel Pltd $0.65/ea   #10 Double Black, Silver $0.75/ea
 
Size and Color  
 

Water Resistant Slider
(works only with W/R tape)

#5 Coil Water Resistant Zipper Single Sided Sliders
This slide has the pull tab on the "wrong" side for use with the #5 water resistant zipper tape.  Unlike usual zipper the water resistant tape is put in with the back facing out so this slide is specially made so you can zip your zipper with the back facing out.

$1.00 each

 


Single


Flip Flop


Double

Vislon Metal Sliders
Metal locking sliders are perfect for use with Vislon zipper by the yard and are very durable.  This piece is easy to put onto Vislon zipper by the yard, or can be used to replace a lost or broken slide on outerwear or skiwear.  Slider with single, double or flip reversible pull.  Use the flip reversible to make Vislon one or two way separating zipper reversible.  For use with the vislon zipper tape.

#5 Single Black, White, Silver $0.50 ea
#5 Flip Reversible Top Silver $0.99 ea
#5 Single Bottom Black $0.99 ea
#8 Single Black, White $0.55 ea
#8 Double Black $1.00 ea
#10 Single Black, White $0.85 ea
#10 Double Black $1.10 ea
 
Size and Color  


Single Plastic


Double Plastic

Vislon Plastic Sliders
Plastic locking sliders are perfect for outdoor and marine use due to their plastic construction.  This piece is easy to put onto Vislon zipper by the yard and can be used to replace a lost or broken slide.  Slider comes with single or double pull.   Colors:  Black, White

#5 Single .75/each   #10 Single .95/each
#5 Double .95/each   #10 Double $1.25/each
 
Colors  
Size  

 


 

EberleCrafts by Mundial: Professional Hobby and Zipper Shortening Tools 
EberleCrafts Hobby Tools: superior performance at an affordable price! Perfect for all of your beading, jewelry making, floral crafting and zipper customization needs! These tools will make zipper shortening even easier!  A must for any avid sewer.  Also check out our "All about Coil & Molded Tooth Zippers" information sheet below for detailed directions on how to make zipper alterations.

Made with Chrome Vanadium with Spring-Action Handles and Comfortable Rubber Grips!

F19 Long Nose Pliers 5"
Use long nose pliers to bend and shape wire. The long, thin nose is ideal for grasping small objects in confined areas. Serrated jaws guarantee a firm grip. Perfect multi-purpose tool! Use it to pull out Vislon teeth or crimp on top stops.
$6.95 Each
F21 Universal Pliers 4.5"
Use for all general crafting purposes. Serrated jaws guarantee a firm grip. Wide tip makes this tool great for crimping on top stops and pulling out teeth.
$6.95 Each
F22 Nipping Pliers 4.25"
Use nipping pliers to cut soft wire (including coil teeth!). Great for working with electronics and jewelry making. Highly recommend for zipper tooth extraction!
$6.95 Each
F23 Diagonal Cutting Pliers 4.5"
Use diagonal cutting pliers to cut lightweight wire, silk flower stems and coil zipper teeth. Great for floral crafts, jewelry making, beadwork and zipper customization. Serrated jaws guarantee a firm grip. Perfect for customizing coil zippers!
$6.95 Each
F24 Bent Nose Pliers 5"
Use bent nose pliers to grasp hard-to-reach objects. The long, thin nose is angled for easy access to narrow areas. Serrated jaws guarantee a firm grip. The angled design makes crimping on top stops a breeze!
$6.95 Each
F25 Flat Nose Pliers 5"
Use flat nose pliers to make sharp bends and angles in craft wire. Serrated jaws guarantee a firm grip. Also great for putting on top stops with its wide tip!
$6.95 Each
 
Type  

Zipper Top Stops

Use these top stops to either shorten separating or non separating zippers, or use them to make zipper by the yard open on one end. Comes in three sizes, so make sure to order the size needed for your zipper. Check out our Tips and Tricks page for detailed pictures of sizes and types of zippers. Also check out our "All about Coil & Molded Tooth Zippers" information sheet below for detailed directions on how to make zipper alterations.

$.05 each

 
Size  
Color  

All About Coil & Molded Tooth Zippers
Information Sheet From Green Pepper

This informative 4 page "how to" sheet deals with all the aspects of zippers-from shortening and adding top stops to applying zipper slides singly or so they meet in the middle.  It shows tricks used for both coil and molded tooth zippers with great illustrations. 

$1.50 each

 

ZipTech

Zip Tech 
Solid Zipper Lubricant. Heavy duty formula for multi-dive lubrication on all types of zippers. The industry standard, silicone-free. Zip Tech Solid Zipper Lubricant
High performance lubricant for water tight and air tight zippers. Protects against rust, corrosion, chlorine and salt in all temperatures. Long lasting, contains no paraffin or silicone.

DIRECTIONS: 
For best results, preclean with McNett Zip Care. Thoroughly clean zipper, removing all sand, dirt and other debris. Open zipper and apply Zip Tech sparingly only to the outer teeth of zipper. To thoroughly distribute lubricant, close and open zipper carefully. Repeat process until zipper moves freely. Wipe away excess. To prolong zipper life, reapply Zip Tech periodically and prior to prolonged storage periods.

Available in oz. Blister Pack

$6.50 each

 

ZipCare

Zip Care
Liquid Zipper Cleaner & Lubricant. Zip Care is the ultimate zipper care for plastic, nylon or metal zippers. Unique push-pull brush top enables the cleaner to be delivered between the teeth and physically removes harmful dirt, sand, and salt deposits that can jam the zipper.

DIRECTIONS:
Prior to application, unzip garment and use brush, with cap in closed position, to remove sand, mud and other debris. Remove grit from brush before lubricating zipper. Open cap and brush generous amount of Zip Care onto zipper teeth. Reapply regularly, especially before storage periods. Close cap and rinse brush after use.

Available in 2oz. Blister Pack.

$4.99 each

 

MaxWax

Max Wax
Stick Lubricant for Zippers. High quality silicone and paraffin zipper lubricant. Silicone based stick formula for lubricating plastic and metal zippers on wet suits, dry suits, boat covers, tents and more. 

DIRECTIONS: 
Apply to teeth of zipper. Open and close zipper to distribute lubricant evenly. Reapply regularly.
STORAGE:
Store in a cool, dry place. Keep away from heat and direct sunlight.

Available in  oz. Blister Pack.

$3.99 each

 

 

Zipper and Snap Lubricant
For snaps, zippers, hinges, and hardware.  Lubricates, waterproofs, and reduces friction.  It keeps snaps from corroding and locking up and keeps zippers free flowing.  Will not rinse away or dissipate in hot weather. 

1.5 oz $6.95/each

 

 

 

3M Silicone Spray    
A quality silicone product that lubricates, repels water, helps prevent rust and corrosion.  Safe for nearly all surfaces.  Use on rubber and plastic molds, cutting dies, blades, saws, sewing and stitching machines.  An excellent lubricant. 

$11.95 per 13 can

*** This product cannot be shipped via air. ****
We cannot ship via UPS Next day, 2nd day or 3rd day, nor can we ship to Alaska, Hawaii or Internationally.

 

Click here to see cording/lacing extensions for zipper sliders
Click here to see handy information on zippers, including how to shorten a zipper, the structure of a zipper, sizes, etc
Don't forget to check out our "All about Coil & Molded Tooth Zippers" information sheet

 
Structure of a zipper.  Click picture to enlarge.

  Types of zippers.  Click picture to enlarge.

 
 

 

Zipper sizes: #5 is 5 mm across the teeth (when it is closed), #8 is 8 mm and #10 is 10 mm. See picture above.

With both the #5 Coil and #5 Vislon tape and sliders, YKK used to have an international tape/sliders and a USA tape/sliders. A couple years ago, they changed the #5 tape and sliders to the international tape and sliders in the US. All of the sliders on the website are NEW sliders. If you are trying to replace a slider on an old garment, call us! We have a limited supply of OLD sliders for $1.00 each.


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