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How To Choose The Right Lanyard

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Wondering how to choose the right lanyard? At Specialist ID, we have come up with this guide to help you choose the right kind of lanyard for you and your business, organization or event. From Lanyards to ID cards and badge reels, you will be able to find a wide array of accessories on our site.

What Type Of Lanyard Do You Need

There are various different types of lanyards available in our collection. In order to choose the right kind of lanyard, you need to determine what kind of style and material you prefer and on what kind of occasion you intend on wearing it. Explore our select styles below!

Style of Lanyard

Our lanyards are highly versatile and can be used for any event, occasion or job. Explore our styles: Heavy-Duty Lanyards, Badge Reel & Lanyard Combo, EK USA Made Lanyards, custom lanyards and more at Specialist ID!

Breakaway Lanyards

These lanyards have the breakaway safety feature, meaning that if you pull on it or if it gets stuck on something it will break away and leave you unharmed.

This kind of style of lanyard is convenient if you work in a construction site, airline, or work as a personal trainer, firefighter, military personnel or blue-collar work because these kinds of occupations require you to perform physical labor in the workplace and may put you in close contact with external components that could cause your lanyard to get caught into something.

Non-Breakaway Lanyards

Non-breakaway lanyards are slimmer and much more simplistic. These are ideal if you are a white-collar worker doing administrative and professional work in an office.

This lanyard option has two kinds of end-fittings; swivel hooks, and bulldog clips. Swivel hooks give you more liberty on attachment options, for example, Swivel hooks allow you to attach ID badges and a set of keys while bulldog clips are made to hook on to the slot on your ID card.

Adjustable Length Lanyard

If you are buying lanyards for the members that make up your staff and are unsure whether the length of the lanyard will fit, you can purchase these lanyards which allow you to adjust the length. These lanyards are available for purchase in bulk. Buying in bulk is convenient if you are consistently hiring new employees, this way you can provide a lanyard to each newcomer and immediately make them feel part of the team.

Comfort and Material

Depending on the material you choose your lanyard will have a different style and provide different levels of comfort. We have various kinds of materials and textures available including:

  • Woven-In Polyester
  • Organic Cotton
  • Microweave (Ribbed Polyester)
  • Econoweave
  • Flatbraid (Tubular)
  • Optiweave Tubular
  • Ultraweave
  • Bamboo
  • Antimicrobial
  • Recycled Material (PET)

Specialist ID For Your Lanyard Needs

At Specialist ID, you can count on us for all your lanyard needs. If you own a large business or institution it is important to equip your staff with employee identification cards and lanyards in order to ensure the safety of your organization.

If you are not satisfied with the options we have available, you can design your own lanyard and add your company brand or logo!

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