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Metal Badge


☑ Can offer in penetrate design
☑ Lower price than stamping pin badge
☑ Thinner thickness, suitable for large size design but in lighter weight



SKU: MT-P12 Categories: ,



Using chemical aid process to etch the design onto brass plate and coloring the design on the surface.
Due to recess depth is shallow, it is suitable for soft enamel.

As the design is etched on the surface, no stamped, so can be used with thinner material – around 0.7mm to save the material cost.


The price for photo etched soft enamel pins will be cheaper than brass stamped soft enamel pins, but will be expensive than iron stamped soft enamel pins.



Compared with other crafts, the production of photo etched badges is simple.

First, making the film according to your design and then exposing it. After that, the design on the film will be transferred to the brass plate. Next, make a protection cover on the brass plate to cover the areas which do not need to be etched and graphics that need to be hollowed out are corroded with chemicals. Then running in process of coloring, grinding, polishing, punching, soldering, plating and other processes, a photo etched badge is completed.

Section view

Green color is section view of brass plate 
Red color is for protect cover film 
yellow color is for area which estimates to be etched 

to cover protect film

1. To cover protect film (red part) on the areas which do not need to be etched

start etching process

2. Start etching process, etching will occur simultaneously downward and on both sides, therefore the design of metal line cannot be too thin.

etching completed

3. Etching completed

protection cover

Protection Cover



Etching finished

Etching Finished

Coloring & Punching

Coloring & Punching

Marktex can offer varies lapel pin back selections for you, here enclosed the most popular lapel pin back fittings for your reference.

★ None of these you want to use? Click here to see more…
should there be any question or need to quote, please feel free to contact us
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plating color chart

Different plating colors bring different effects to your badge. Besides classic plating colors, Marktex could also offer color plating and rainbow plating, please check plating color chart to see more plating options.
should there be any question or need to quote, please feel free to contact us
e-mail:[email protected]

PackagingWe offer standard individual poly bag packing for our client and also offer in plastic box, velvet box and other packing ways. Customized packing is available, please contact us for details.
should there be any question or need to quote, please feel free to contact us
e-mail:[email protected]

For small quantity orders, we offer transfer in express such as DHL, UPS, FedEx, TNT or EMS. For large quantity, air cargo and sea cargo are also available.

Before starting an order, please send us inquiry along with your design (vector file), size and quantity for quoting reference. You may offer your ideas of what you want to show on your product and we will recommend the best production options according to your requirement. After that we will send you revised artwork for checking details. Once everything is confirmed, we can run on productions.

So far we accept payment in wire transfer (T/T) and Paypal.




iron, copper, brass, zinc alloy


according to Pantone or DIC color chart


1.2~3.0mm (depends on size)


gold, nickel, nickel free, brass, copper plated…etc.




individual poly bag

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