when sold, proceeds are donated to research for a cure of the disease. Another type of band is the inspirational type. These bands usually have words of encouragement on them. Finally, the last type of band is one that just raises awareness of a global cause. Some of the recent global causes that have these bracelets are the fight against global poverty, the fight against AIDS, and the battle against racism. The kind of bracelet that supports research for a disease has probably been the most popular over recent years. Many companies use these bands to help boost donations for the cause by selling cheap bands. Usually companies also partner with celebrities, athletes, or other prominent companies to encourage awareness of the disease and the sale of the bands. With the money from the sale of these bands, research has been able to expand and hopefully scientists are coming to closer to a cure for one of the diseases represented by each wristlet. Inspirational silicone bands have become popular only in the past few years. Some say "Hope," "Love," or "Courage" on them. These types come in all different colors and have hundreds of different words. Some are even multi-colored. These bands are used to help people feel better about themselves or to give them a reminder of their strengths or weaknesses. Some people like to look down at their wrist and have a reminder what qualities they need. Giddy Up The type of silicone wristlet that is meant to help raise awareness of a global cause usually comes in the color that is associated with the cause. For example, there are red bands that accompany the cause to fight AIDS. There is also a white band that goes along with campaign to help fight global poverty and AIDs. The main goal of this type of band is to increase notoriety for the global cause. The theory with having the goal of awareness is that the more people know about it, the more donations will come in to the foundation later and this has theory has proven right. Ever since these organizations began marketing wristlets with their cause, donations have gone through the roof. Connor Sullivan purchased a case of custom bracelets for his basketball team to sell as a fund raiser. Connor Sullivan has noticed that wearing cancer bracelets makes people feel as though they are a part of an important group. bslap wristbandsasketball-silicone-bracelets slap wristbandsrget="_blank"> message or logo. It is direct way to check if wording, colors of bracelet and logo are correct. We are willing to make several mock-ups for your reference. The software for designing is CDR, so eps. or ai. file is appreciated for your logo. And there are variety of fonts for your choice. If the artwork get confirmed, we will proceed with it. 2nd 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 mould is made from copper. 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. 3rd 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. Normal size of 202*12mm bracelet is weighted about 6g. 4th 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. 5th 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. 6th 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. 7th 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. 8th Packing and delivery We count the quantity by weighting. Normally packing will be 100pcs/bag, and 2500pcs/ctn. Individual packing is available.