ID Cards Lanyards - Size & Different Types
ID cards lanyard is just not a necessity these days, they have become a corporate fashion statement. With variety of colors to choose from your brand appearance will not be compromised. Many customers seek our advice on the size of the lanyard and different types to choose from. In previous article, we learn about different type of ID cards holders. You should take this as an extension to the previous one. Both ID Cards holders and lanyards should be in sync with one another. You hardly want a blue color ID cards holder with red color lanyard. It would make whole thing look odd.
For few among us who after reading first paragraph still wondering what this lanyard is. It is a rope/strap that is tied on the neck and hold on the ID card. As it is made to be worn around the neck, it is made of soft fabric. As it is very visible, a Mid size and above company can hardly afford to present their employees to the World without a customized printed lanyard. They are these days seen as fashion statement, you can think of them as necklace for card. Beauty is they can be customized as per your size, color, fabric, etc.
Satin lanyard look more professional than the nylon one. Standard size available is 12 mm, 16 mm and 20 mm in width. Most common salable colors are white, black, blue, red and green. Dark color lanyard with white or light color printing will make it stand out. For white or light color one you can go with dark color printing.
Below we have listed the lanyard size with design size:-
- 12 mm - design size - 9 mm bleed of 1 mm on both sides
- 16 mm - design size - 13 mm bleed of 1 mm on both sides
- 20 mm - design size - 16 mm bleed of 1 mm on both sides
Custom size and color is also possible for order of 1000 quantity and above.
Breakaway lanyard with printing is used for school and colleges. Students have tendency to play with anything and everything under the sun. Breakaway option ensures that they do not choke themselves. These will break as name implies when excess force is applied. Breakaway part is of same color as that of the lanyard and they look as one unit and won't look odd. These are also available in lots of colors. It works on the mechanism of quick release clasp. Other common name for this type is safety lanyard.
Woven, Satin silk, braided, nylon are the common material on which these are printed. You can go with branding either its logo, company name or the website URL, tag line. We at Whizz Prints offer screen, digital and sublimation lanyard printing. We suggest to go with multi color printing on poly fibre i.e. Satin as it is unfolded and folding will have no impact on the print.
You may have notices employees of safety industry like Ambulance, Fire, Petrol team, Night construction wearing neon color lanyard as these will shine at the night time and will add to the safety. Pre printed one is also available for direct purchase like Visitor, Attendee, VIP etc. Retractable badge reel do not require any lanyard. We have dog hook, fish hook and snap buckle at one end. Satin common colors are blue, navy blue, white, black, orange, military green etc.