Custom hang tag with string, the size must be considered

Hang tag string usually are connected with hang tags. So, custom hang tag with string, the size must be considered, especially the string end diameter.

The hang tags will leave a hole or metal eyelet for the string to penetrate. The string end diameter must be smaller than the hole diameter or eyelet diameter.

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The hang tag string length is also important, if hang tag is large, the string needs to be longer; if hang tag is small, the string needs to be short and thin.

What is hang tag | hang tags examples

What is a hang tag? Hang tags styles are various: There are paper, plastic, metal, PVC etc. in material; round, rectangular, square, hexagon etc. in shape; to express company information, care instructions, thank you etc. in function. There are some suggestions and examples to help you pick the right styles.

Hang tags examples

  • The hang tag material is usually made of paper, and there is other material like metal, plastic, PVC. Paper hang tags are very common and mostly used in clothing and related products. If your clothing is of very strong feeling, like leather jacket and bags, you can use metal hang tag which is very shiny. If your clothing is swimwear or sportswear, you can use plastic or PVC tags as they are waterproof.

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Custom printed hang tags | embossed hang tag

After custom the right recycled paper for hang tag, you need consider how to custom your logo on hang tag – by printed or embossed? Now there are some techniques to custom logo hang tags.

  • Printed hang tag. Its most used technique, it can custom print any color ideally like gradient color, pictures etc. One important note is that if you want to print very good effect while your logo color is very complex, pls choose art paper/coated paper.
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  • Embossed hang tag. It contains engraving and embossing by using a mold (your logo of course) to press on hang tag. Press in front, logo is engraved; press backside, logo is embossed. You can press hang tag either with printing first or not. Just bear in mind: your logo must be simple and of large fonts, so that the press effect is best.
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  • Hot stamping/foil hang tags. Firstly, put a very thin metal paper on hang tag, then hot press it, then your logo will leave on hang tag in metallic style, looks shiny. The normal metallic color is gold, silver, rose gold, besides there are many other different colors metallic paper you can choose.
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  • UV print hang tag. UV is very simple; the main function is to make your logo looks shiny (like water shiny). UV is clear, without any color, so it will reflect the color of background, if background is black, UV is black; background is white, UV is white. Some designer would choose print first, then UV, so the logo looks very special.
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There may be of some other special technique to express your logo, you can send us reference pictures, we may meet your custom needs because we know the industry very well.

Hang tag with eyelet

Adding metal eyelet to the hang tag can make the hang tag hole sturdier and wear-resistant, it can also make the tag more beautiful, and improve the grade of the hang tag.
It is very important to choose the right color, size and material hang tag metal eyelet.

Hang tag metal eyelet can be divided into two types: electroplated eyelet and painted eyelet.

  1. The most usual eyelet is electroplated metal eyelet, color will not fade, quality is the best, so highly recommend electroplated eyelet.
    The colors of electroplated metal eyelet are usually gold, silver, bronze and gun metal black.
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  2. Painted metal eyelet color may fade after using a long time, but the color is much more rich than electroplated eyelet. You can paint any color like white, blue, gray, yellow, green, red, and purple etc.

The size of eyelet should be selected according to the thickness of the hang tag and the size of the hang tag hole.
Metal eyelet sizes are 1mm, 1.5mm, 2mm, 2.5mm, 3mm, 3.5mm, 4mm, 4.5mm, 5mm, 6mm, 8mm, 10mm, etc. (inner diameter)
Among them, 3mm, 4mm, and 5mm (inner diameter) are often used. In rare cases, 2mm, 2.5mm, 3.5mm, and 4.5mm (inner diameter) are also used.
If using string going through eyelet, a 3mm eyelet is recommended.
If using string snap lock fastener, a 4mm eyelet is recommended.
The  tag is very small, you can choose a 2mm eyelet.
The tag is very large, you can choose a 5mm eyelet.

Contact us if you need customize very special eyelet

Clothing hang tag design | hang tags examples

A clothing hang tag is a business card for clothing. You need to design according to your clothing style to better express your clothing. (Of course, you can use a common hang tag without design)

  • How to design a hang tag for your clothing brand?

    Examples 1: Choose basic color according to clothing style, such as your clothing is for women, you can choose special red.


    Examples 2: If your clothing style is difficult to express, or you want to express more details, consider using pictures. (For example, beach pants can choose pictures of coconut trees; pictures of models wearing products, can give consumers more intuitive feeling)


    Examples 3: Based on logo design, you can add website, ingredient description, origin, thank you words etc.
    (More information you have, more difficult to design. You need to grasp the primary and secondary relationships. Avoid reading difficulties.)


    Examples 4: Using clothing style, logo and detailed information to determine hang tag shape and size. Firstly, you can sketch the design by hand.(We provide the best advice)
    (Generally, the smallest printed font is 4pt, the smallest font with UV effect is 6pt)


    Examples 5: Choose suitable paper thickness, background texture and string.


    Examples 6: Adding technique, like logo embossed, hot-stamping, UV and other effects according to your clothing grade (can better distinguish between primary and secondary)

  • General information to design hang tag:

    Shape and size
    Rectangle: about 100 * 50mm, such as 90 * 40mm 90 * 25mm 125 * 65mm (or customize)
    Circle / square: about 50-100mm, such as 90 * 90mm 40 * 40mm 55 * 55mm (or customize)
    Pentagon, triangle, heart, etc.
    Thickness: Generally, the paper are 150grams, 180grams, 200grams, 250 grams, 300grams, 350 grams, 450 grams etc.
    Material: art paper, black card, white card, kraft paper, tracing paper, special paper, plastic, PVC, metal, etc.
    logo: hot stamping gold / silver, UV, glossy /matte film, silk screen, embossed/ engraved etc.
    Rope: cotton, ribbon, polyester, leather, plastic etc.

  • Two common problems with tag design

    1. Without vector illustration, will affect the quality of printing. If design is not HD, the printing will be unclear. (We can turn unclear design into vector design)
    2. If the text is too small, the printing will be unclear, and the embossing, UV effect is not good. (We provide the best advice)

Custom printed hang tags for clothing

Hang tags can clearly express the material, specifications, model of the clothing, and can also enhance the influence of the brand.
We customize clothing tag, clothes tag, luggage tag, shoe tag, etc.

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  1. MOQ: According to your needs (according to materials, processes, quantity quotes, large quantity and better price)
  2. Product specifications: customized according to your requirements, pls send us your files or logo, we can help hang tag design.
  3. Hang tags material: Single art paper/double art paper, Special paper, PVC paper Coated paper, Kraft paper, single-sided and double-sided cardboard, insulating paper, corrugated paper, cardboard, etc.
  4. Technique: CMYK four-color printing, special color printing, embossing, film (light glue, matt glue), UV, hot foil, etc
  5. Other accessories: hanging stringeyelet, etc

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