Have questions about ID badge lanyards? We have answers!
Which ID badge lanyard is best for me?
Lanyards are a simple and economical choice to display ID badges.
Custom Badge Lanyards: Show off your organization's name, logo, or message on personalized lanyards - great for events, giveaways, fundraisers, and employee morale! Create unique designs with colors and print fonts, exclusive to custom badge lanyards.
Standard Badge Lanyards: A cost-effective and convenient solution for individual ID cards. Choose from a broad range of styles, attachments, shapes, and colors.
Breakaway Badge Lanyards: Feature a safety mechanism on the back that automatically releases from around the neck of the wearer if it’s pulled, preventing possible choking. This feature is ideal for schools, manufacturing facilities, hospitals, or anywhere safety is a priority. Lanyards with a breakaway feature are available in both custom and standard styles.
Earth-Friendly Badge Lanyards: Minimize your carbon footprint with custom or standard lanyards made form 100% recycled plastic or bamboo. We have a variety of styles to fit your unique needs!
What are my choices in ID badge lanyard styles?
From earth-friendly, breakaway, reflective, round, flat, and custom, there are many options to choose from in ID badge lanyard styles. To help you decide which style is best for your needs, we'll take a look at some of the main options:
Lanyards are available in 4 primary widths:
1/8'' round - best for one-time use, such as conferences and trade shows
1/4'' round - offer a safety breakaway and allow your badge to be easily detached from your lanyard
3/4'' flat - a basic option for day-to-day wear
5/8'' flat - a great-looking choice when lanyards will be worn every day
Breakaway or non-breakaway:
The breakaway feature releases the lanyard from the neck when it's pulled, eliminating choking risk
Breakaway lanyards are ideal for schools, manufacturing facilities, or anywhere safety is a priority
Most common attachment styles:
Bulldog clip - easiest to attach to your card, but doesn't swivel
Metal swivel hook - swivel helps keep your badge facing forward
Split ring - typically used with a strap clip or other attachment
Trigger snap swivel hook - easy to attach your badge and keeps your badge facing forward