celets or Livestrong bracelets, are thick rubber or silicone bands that were popularized by the Lance Armstrong Foundation. The Lance Armstrong Foundation had "Livestrong" printed on the bracelets and sold them to raise cancer awareness. Following the popularity of Livestrong bracelets, other organizations have jumped on board, creating tcustom rubber braceletsheir own bracelets to raise money and awareness for different causes. Printed wristbands are bcustom rubber braceletsy far the most economical choice. Printed bracelets start with a blank wristband and are then silk-screen printed. The "technology" for screen-printing wristbands has come a long way. The dyes used today actually penetrate the silicone rubber of the wristband. Many people are under the impression that the print which is used on printed bracelets is cheaply painted on and will crack or flake off. With a reputable custom silicone bracelet manufacturer, this simply is not the case. You can expect the printing to last the lifetime of the silicone wristband itself. Printed bracelets do not require a mold to be manufactured. Instead, a template is produced that is used to apply the custom design onto the bracelets. Because a template is used rather than a mold, printed wristbands are less expensive with quicker turnaround times than debossed and embossed wristbands. Although this is a very simple process, there has been an important improvement in screen-printing silicone wristbands since more elaborated dyes and effects penetrate the silicone basics of rubber bracelets. So, the messages printed on these basics of rubber bracelets never fade or lose their original color. embossed-printed-wristband bsite. There are 8 steps to make a rubber bracelet. Design the artwork. An artwork includes the information of order number, size, logo style, order quantity and other options like glowing and individual pack. Make the mould or film. A mould is needed for debossed, embossed, colorfilled styles. We make a mould and set it in the machine, the high temperature of about 200℃ will solidify rubber into the sharp of bracelet. A film is functioned like a mould but it is for printed wristband only. It transfer the ink to the surface of bracelet as logo and wording. Prepare the rubber material. A rubber bracelet is mainly made from silicone rubber, and some other accessories like curing agent which solidify the soft rubber, and Color masterbatch which makes bracelet colored. We will mix these material evenly in a blender. It comes out a ball of rubber. We need to measure it into blocks of almost same weight which as much as the weight of a wristband. Produce bracelets by the mould. As we mentioned before in 2nd and 3rd step, we will transfer the blocks to bracelets by a set of moulding machine of high temperature. When it cool down, it gets the characteristic of a bracelet, smooth and strengthened. Edge cutting. A semi-product of rubber bracelet has rough edges, we have to cut it off. The rough edge is cut by machine. It will be good. Color the logo and wording. The bracelet comes out from moulding machine without colors on the logo and lettering. We have to fill the ink or print the ink on the bracelet. Different style has different way of printing. Clean the product. As the bracelet has static electricity, dust will be on the surface and hard to move off. So we need to clean the bracelet before packing. We usually wash it with water once. After washing, we will check the quality. Packing and delivery. printed with color on the surface of the bracelets via the Screen Print. It is the plain and simple style to express yourself. Debossed or embossed bracelets is the kind that engraved lettering or raised lettering to let you message stand out. Also it can be color filled or printed to become a dazzling bracelets. A custom silicone wristband with different colors, logos or lettering is good for promotion of personal or the organization. People apply silicone wristbands for Cross-fit , Team Sports, Holiday Decoration, Party Favors, promotional gifts, Awareness, Corporate Trade Shows, Political Campaigning or Memorials. There are 7 steps to creat a rubber bracelet. 1. Design the artwork. To write the artwork according to the custom request by the CDR or AI. 2. Make the mould. It takes about 2 days to make the mould for the wristband. 3. Color and rubber mixing. 4. To produce wristbands by the mould. 5. Quality checking. The unqualified product should be picked out. 6. Edge cutting. 7. Packing and delivery. We make all the designs for free. If you need to put your logo on wristband, JPG, PDF or AI file is appreciated. Our designer is skilled to transfer it into the digital proof. We will make it to your satisfaction. All we do for designing is free no matter you place the order or not. Besides we can send you photo physical sample before mass production if necessary.