The first step in customizing a lanyard is choosing its type in terms of the material used. Below are the common custom lanyards that you may choose from.
Polyester lanyards are the most popular lanyards ready for customization. They are made of high-quality polyester twill. Generally, their length is 36 inches long. The width varies from half an inch to one inch.
Polyester lanyards are designed to last for a long time. They have certain sheen that allows them to have an attractive and professional finished. They can be worn on school, offices, events, and etc. These lanyards are definitely versatile.
With the mentioned features of Polyester lanyards, you might think that they cost high. Actually, they are more economical than other custom lanyards.
Durable is the most appropriate term to describe Woven lanyards. The lanyards are best for workplaces; they last long without fading away with time. They are also ideal for ID badge holders. The surface and appearance of Woven lanyards help the users to appear more professional.
Woven lanyards can come with O-ring or bulldog clip attachments. They can also be breakaway flat Woven lanyards or non-breakaway.
To make high-quality and precise strings and ropes for Woven lanyards, different types and styles of weaving are used. These lanyards have a textured feel like no other. Texts and logos are elegantly stitched in their surfaces.
For intricate details and designs that yearn to stand out, Nylon lanyards are the best choice. They are designed to have a glossy surface that is thicker than other common custom lanyards. They are also known for their smooth texture that allows any printed logo or text to appear like it popped off the lanyard.
Nylon lanyards are best for events and advertisement campaigns. They can highlight the brand name and logo imprinted in the lanyards’ surface. These lanyards are also durable. However, they cost more than other types of lanyards.
Additionally, the printing process used for Nylon lanyards which is silkscreen printing helps the designs shine even brighter and more attractive. The width of the Nylon lanyards ranges from ½ inch to ¾ inch and the length is 36 inches.
These lanyards are very affordable. Their materials are similar to shoelaces; they are tube-stitched polyester.
When your text and design are silkscreen printed into Tubular lanyards, it is done one at a type. These lanyards are similar with other lanyards in terms of durability and customization. Being cost-friendly does not make Tubular lanyards less efficient.
Another feature of these lanyards is its softness that can only be provided by its unique materials. They are very comfortable to wear around your neck.
Breakaway and Non-breakaway Lanyards
Plastic adjustable cords are used to make these types of custom lanyards. The cords were tied using a peculiar knot.
Breakaway lanyards are elastic. They also have a safety feature; the lanyards break apart when a force was applied to them, preventing the users from getting hanged or choked.
Non breakaway lanyards are generally non-elastic.
Full Color Lanyards
Thermal printing technology is applied to Full Color lanyards or dye sublimation lanyards to transfer the desired logo and text using their exact colors on the surface of the lanyards. This technology uses heat and pressure which prevent the imprinted texts and logos from wearing off.
Full Color lanyards are made of a superior micro weaved material. The lanyards’ surface is smooth. The prints of these lanyards are edge-to-edge and they allow unlimited color possibilities.
Full Color lanyards are known to have the best quality among other custom lanyards.
Now that you know the difference between these lanyards, you can decide if you like Polyester, Woven, Nylon, Tubular, Breakaway, Non-breakaway, or Full Color lanyards most.