hard enamel & Soft Enamel


There are some badges in our website have similar looking but have been named differently in soft enamel or imitation hard enamel (new enamel). You may have a question in your mind: what is the difference between them? Here we listing the comparation of both coloring way for your quick view:

Outer Looking

Imitation Hard Enamel

● Surface (painting and metal lines) is flat.
● No epoxy normally

Soft Enamel

● Painting area is recessed.

● Surface can be with epoxy coated or without epoxy coated. Epoxy is dome shape.

Schematic diagram-1

Base Metal

Imitation Hard Enamel

Soft Enamel

Production Procedure

Imitation Hard Enamel

Stamping → fixing attachment → cleaning → polishing → filling color →  plating 

new enamel

Soft Enamel

Stamping → fixing attachment → cleaning → polishing → plating → filling color

soft enamel

How to choose processing?

Imitation Hard Enamel

  1. Higher Quality
  2. Looking is similar to real cloisonné.
  3. Using for gift items usually.
  1. Pricing is higher.
  2. Production time is longer.

Soft Enamel

  1. Surface can put epoxy coated or not.
  2. Price is lower.
  3. Production time is shorter.
  4. Using for promotion items usually.

  1. Standard Quality

Above are some comparisons for hard enamel vs soft enamel, hope this can help you to clarify the difference. If you want to know more about the filling colors, please leave a message to us.

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