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Material for kids wristband

Material for kids wristband

Material for kids wristband


I am wondering what the best material would be to use as a wristband for young children. It needs to fully enclose a PCB enclosure, probably by overmolding. It also needs a high quality look and feel, non transparent and colorable and printable (logos/graphics). For reference, check Disney's Magicband:

This is overmolded TPU, and meant to be worn only for a few days and then disposed of. I am wondering if this material would also be suited for more long term use, mechanically (take into account biting/chewing) but also hygienically. Is there another interesting material besides TPU, maybe a high strength silicone grade?

Any tips greatly appreciated.


RE: Material for kids wristband

High tear strength Silicone - Compression moulded (generally FDA compliant, always confirm?) Multi-Cav Tool for production, heavy tooling costs albeit, however cheap part costs. just a thought?

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