There are many types of enamel pins and a wide range of uses. It can be used as an identity and brand identity. Besides, some important commemorations, publicity and gift activities, etc, often produce badges as souvenirs. As a manufacturer of enamel pins, we can customize any styles according to customer needs. The following is an introduction to the types of enamel pins:
(1) Classification according to the form and function of enamel pin
According to the form and function of the emblem, the types of badges mainly include the national emblem, the party emblem, the police emblem, the military emblem, the army emblem, the navy emblem, the air force emblem, the urban management emblem, the forestry emblem, the quarantine emblem, the public Anhui emblem, the women’s emblem, the hospital emblem, the judicial emblem, and the taxation emblem. Emblem, Criminal Police Emblem, Court Emblem, Procuratorate Emblem, Road Administration Emblem, CPPCC Emblem, Industry and Commerce Emblem, People’s Mediation Emblem, Sterling Silver Medal, Medal, New Industry and Commerce Emblem, Xin Gong Anhui, etc.
(2) Classification according to the craft of enamel pin
The types of badges are classified into common badge classification methods according to their production process. The most commonly used badge crafts for badge production are baking varnish, imitation enamel, stamping, printing, etc. The following mainly introduces the types of these badges.
1. Paint badge
Paint characteristics: bright colors, clear lines and strong texture of metal materials. Copper or iron can be used as raw materials. Iron paint badges are cheap and good quality. If you have a small budget, this is the most suitable choice. The surface of the paint badge can be coated with a layer of transparent protective resin (Poly). This process is commonly known as “glue” (note that because of light refraction, the surface of the badge will be bright after the resin is added). The paint badge loses its unevenness.
2. Imitation enamel badge
The surface of the imitation enamel badge is flat. (Compared to the paint badge, the metal lines on the surface of the imitation enamel badge are actually a little bit raised with your fingers.) The lines on the surface of the badge can be gold-plated, silver-plated and other metal colors. Various imitation enamel pigments are filled between the metal lines. The craftsmanship of imitation enamel badges is similar to that of enamel badges (cloisonne badges). The difference from real enamel is that the enamel pigments used in the badge are different (one is real enamel pigment, the other is synthetic enamel pigment, imitation enamel pigment).
Imitation enamel badges, exquisite craftsmanship, the enamel color surface is smooth, particularly delicate, giving people a very high-end and luxurious feeling, it is the first choice for badge making technology. If you first make a beautiful and high-end badge, please choose the imitation enamel badge.
3. Stamping badge
Stamping badges generally use badge materials such as copper (red copper, red copper, etc.), zinc alloy, aluminum, iron, etc., also known as metal badges. Among them, copper is the softest and most suitable for making badges, so the lines of copper stamped badges are the clearest , Zinc alloy badges are second, of course, because of the price of materials, the price of the corresponding copper badges is also the highest. Various electroplating effects can be done on the surface of the stamped badge, including gold plating, nickel plating, copper plating, bronze plating, and ancient silver plating. At the same time, the concave part of the stamping badge can also be processed into a matte effect, etc. , So as to produce a variety of exquisite stamping badges.
4. Printing badges
Printed badges are divided into screen printing and lithographic printing, and are generally called epoxy badges. Because the final process of the badge is to add a layer of transparent protective resin (Poly) to the surface of the badge, the materials used for printing the badge are mainly stainless steel and bronze. The copper or stainless steel surface of the printed badge is not electroplated, generally Use natural color or brushed processing.
The main difference between silk-screen printing badges and lithographic printing badges is: silk-screen printing badges are mainly for simple graphics and fewer colors; while lithographic printing is mainly for complex patterns and more colors, especially with gradient colors. Correspondingly, lithographic printing badges More exquisite.
5. Bite version of the badge
Bitten badges are generally made of bronze, stainless steel, iron, aluminum and other materials, with delicate lines. Because the upper surface is added with a layer of transparent resin (Poly), it feels slightly convex when touched, and the color is bright. Compared with other processes, the production of bite-plate badges is simple. After the designed artwork film negatives are exposed by printing, the badge artwork on the negatives is transferred to the copper plate, and then the graphics that need to be hollowed out are corroded with chemicals. After coloring, grinding, polishing, punching, soldering, electroplating, etc., a bite-shaped badge is completed.
6. Tinplate badge
The material for making the Marktie badge is tinplate. Its craft is relatively simple, the surface is wrapped with paper, and the printing pattern is provided by the customer. Its badge is cheap and relatively simple to make. It is more suitable for student teams or general team badges, and general corporate promotional materials. Promotional items, etc.
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