What fabric or materials are used to make lanyards?
Lanyards generally are constructed with variations of polyester, nylon or plastic. Satin polyester lanyards are one of the most popular materials used for lanyards because they are lightweight yet durable, and offer a smooth, shiny finish. Grosgrain polyester lanyards are very strong and feature small ribs or ridges across the lanyard. Tubular lanyards have a slimmer width, while providing durability and comfort. Tubular polyester lanyards are an affordable way to stand out from the crowd with their shoe-lace-like resemblance.
What is the best lanyard material?
The best material for lanyards depends on how they will be used. Satin polyester lanyards are smooth and shiny, yet durable and dependable at an affordable cost. They are the most popular and work best for all types of events! Grosgrain polyester lanyards are woven for added strength, and constructed with a rib or ridge pattern that is visible throughout the lanyard. They are durable and sturdy for outdoor events like concerts and festivals. Polyester tubular lanyards are slimmer and offer a 3D experience. With a striking resemblance to shoe laces, tubular lanyards offer a unique look that is affordable and reliable.
What is the standard length of a lanyard?
The standard length of our lanyards is 16 inches long x 3/4 inch wide per side as they drape around the neck. We also have lanyards that measure 16 inches long x 1 width. The full length of our lanyards is 34 1/2 inches long.
How can I use lanyards?
Lanyards can be used to display proper identification at conferences, trade shows, sporting events and more. Lanyards are ideal for carrying keys, entry badges and identification cards at schools, hospitals and businesses. A wide variety of attachments, such as J-hooks, bulldog and lobster clips, are available to satisfy all your lanyard needs.
What are breakaway and buckle release lanyards and how do they differ?
Breakaway lanyards open quickly to help prevent choking or strangulation when a lanyard is pulled, tugged or snagged. They are designed to safely release around the back of the neck. These lanyards are ideal for schools and hospitals where safety is a big concern. Buckle release lanyards allow the user to easily unclip the lanyard attachment without removing the lanyard from around the neck. The plastic, click-buckle is located just above the attachment. Buckle release lanyards are handy for accessing keys and badges quickly and efficiently.
What lanyard attachments are available?
A large assortment of lanyard attachments are available to provide security and convenience. We offer many types of clips and hooks to hold badges, identification cards and more. You can choose from different styles of fixed and swivel attachments that keep accessories in place or rotate them freely. Key ring attachments are excellent for keeping keys secure and easily accessible. They are an even greater investment when paired with other clips or items with carabiner fittings. Attachments are available in metal or plastic and many have black and silver options. See our Lanyards Attachements page for more details.