A plastic male touch fastener component has a sheet-form base and an array of male fastener elements, each including a stem extending outwardly from and integrally with the sheet-form base, and two heads extending in essentially opposite directions in an engagement plane from a distal end of the stem to corresponding tips, the fastener element having an upper surface that defines a well between the heads. The fastener element is dimensioned with proportionately large heads for the size of the fastener, that nevertheless have clearance to distend to release loops. The shape of the fastener element also allows for demold from closed mold cavities.
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