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We really are in the silicone age!
Wristbands, watches, Muffin pans, sex toys, breast implants and a lot more products are made in silicone.
Why? Because it’s a smooth material, flexible, non porous, ultra resistant, odourless, and last but not least: totally non toxic!
Derivative from the quartz, it’s a material widely used with a medical and surgical purpose.
In the promotional product industry, the most successful silicone promotional products are : the silicone wristbands, silicone watches, and the silly bands…
Those products are made of 100% silicone, and can be customized in a thousand colours and models:
You must have heard about the Silly Bandz!
Since May 2010 it’s an absolute craze over the youngs and teenagers. The trend started in the USA and is now invading Europe!!
The Silly Bandz or Crazy bandz are wristbands that are shaped like animals, cars, stars and many other shapes.
Kids and tennagers are becoming crazy over these shaped bands.
They collect them, compare them, hoard them, make videos of their new crazy bands purchase…
I know what I am talking about: my 16 year old little sister is just obsessed with them: ” I need some more colors… I still don’t have this shape!”
Wristbands for Fairs and Festivals
When you’re bringing in hundreds, or thousands of visitors to events like fairs and festivals, you need an efficient, inexpensive way for you to track admission and identify customers. Medtech wristbands provide you with a highly effective visitor identification wristband solution, and they will hardly break the budget! With a huge variety of colors and designs, and fantastic customization capabilities, your wristband options are limitless which allow you to maintain a secure environment for you and your guests, of all ages!
The anti-counterfeit (Supertek) Tyvek wristbands are strong, waterproof, tear resistant, tamper resistant wristbands that ensure the patrons visiting you have been prescreened for payment, age and group restrictions, and special access to different areas of your venue. Easy to see and comfortable to wear, these wristbands are perfect for events, tour groups, schools, teams and parties. Add sequential numbering, or bar coding to track attendance rates, or customize your wristbands with your festival or venue promotions and upcoming special events, in combination with sponsor information for great exposure 24-7 exposure!
Is the polyester wristband going to replace the incontrovertible silicone wristband?
It seems that the Polyester wristband is knowing more and more success as a promotional product! Made of the same material than the lanyards, they are used in the same purpose than the silicone wristbands: comunicate a (promotional) message, proclaim its belonging to a group, etc.
But what are the advantages that will make you choose the polyester wristbands rather than the Silicone one?
First of all the MATERIAL: polyester is much softer and confortable to be worn than silicone. It won’t pull your body hair or skin each time you take it off !!
Everybody knows them, the silicone wristbands. These wristbands are used for many different reasons. They are also used a lot for all kinds of events. The bracelets have also been used a lot for charity.
Not so long ago I had a client who also wanted to use the wristbands for charity. They used the text ¨All they need is food¨ as an embossed text in the silicone bracelets. The text only already says enough what the reason is. Here below you can see some examples of the wristbands that were made.