Today, the trend for lanyards is becoming more popular. You can already make or purchase different styles, according to what you like. In making them, you need to consider factors such as material to be used and what type of print is suited for a certain material. These factors will make each lanyard eye-catching and personal.
There are different types of lanyards that are available according to the material to be used. Here are some of them.
1.Dye Sublimated Lanyard
If you want your lanyards to be multi colored then this type is the right choice for you. it uses heat and pressure to apply the print onto it. Its base material is recommended to be with white color so that the sublimation process will be much more effective. Dye sublimated lanyard is considered to producing the best quality.
Just like with custom made patches, this type of lanyard is made out of top quality, and the design is fully furnished with clean and soft stitches. Woven lanyards are best used for simple logo and text design.
It produces a lanyard with a smooth and sheen touch and is considered to be the highest quality of lanyard. It is known to be tough and best used for intricate designs. This type is commonly used in trade fairs and other large events. When you are after the quality, then it is recommended to choose nylon lanyard.
This is the most popular purchased lanyard available in the market since they are affordable but of high quality. The designs and texts are printed in silk screen, same with the process of T-shirt printing.
This is the most economical type of lanyard. It is made out of polyester twill and the logos and text is also silk screen printed. If you are looking for inexpensive yet comfortable lanyard to use then tubular lanyard is the great choice.
There are some who prefer lanyards with no customizations then there are blank lanyards that can be used. They can be in different colors and materials.
Along with the types, it is also important to consider the imprinting medium for your lanyards since there are materials that usually prefer a certain medium to use in order to achieve great designs and quality. Here are the most commonly used imprinting materials.
Though slightly expensive, screen prints are durable and long-lasting. With thus medium, you can use different color combinations for your designs and texts.
If you want to be economical, then choose hot stamps for your lanyard as it is affordable and easy to apply. Though with this, you are only limited to selected colors to choose.
This medium is commonly used for lanyards for animal tags. This uses high energy light beam to create the design onto metal tags. With this, you are guaranteed of fully-detailed designs and prints.
Just like with laser engraving, this type of medium is used for metal tag lanyards. Texts and logo are stamped into the material to create the design. This is also used by the armed forces for their tag lanyards.
5.Full Color Detailing
If you want your lanyard to be multicolored then full color medium is a way to go. It produces a lanyard artwork in full color.
These custom made lanyards will be based from your preference when you purchase them. Each type and medium to be used is subject for your approval and conformity. This is the reason why lanyards are quite popular and in demand.