How much do you need to customize medals to satisfy customers?
How much time do you need to customize the medal to satisfy customers?
1. Customers must understand the purpose of their customized medals
The purpose and use occasion are one of the most important factors for medal customization. Is it a sports badge? Is it a badge that rewards company employees, or is it a badge worn by company employees? Is it a travel commemorative badge? Or a school badge? Or holiday badges and so on. Badge customization needs a clear purpose. If you don't have any idea, then you need to communicate with Donghong customer service to clarify the purpose of the badge, such as the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival badge and National Day commemorative badge.
2. It is important to choose the badge material
The metal materials for making badges are mainly gold and silver, copper, zinc alloy, stainless steel, aluminum, stainless iron, tinplate, etc., non-metallic materials Mainly include acrylic, PVC soft glue and so on. Generally speaking, in order to reflect the high-end attributes of badges, pure copper (that is, enamel badges) is generally used, and zinc alloy is used for cheaper ones. Tinplate badges are the cheapest. The choice of material needs to be decided according to the price that the customer is willing to accept. For example, some Olympic commemorative badges generally use high-end metal materials such as sterling silver, while some promotional activities require the use of cheap tinplate.
3. Understand the badge making process
The different crafts of making badges are also important factors that affect the price of badges.
Uncolored badges are much cheaper than colored badges. Colored badges are mainly divided into baking paint process and imitation enamel process.
Bake paint process: surface bumps, painted area Lower than the metal area
Imitation enamel process: smooth surface
If the color on the badge needs to be gradual, you need to print the pattern on paper and paste it on the metal surface, and finally Drop a layer of transparent protective resin on the top. This is the printing glue process.
4. Badge accessories selection
Currently, badges are made to avoid badge pinholes from penetrating clothes and damaging clothes. The fabrics are generally attracted by magnets, which requires an iron piece to be inlaid on the badge to attract the magnet, and the price will be a little higher. Other accessories are horse needles and butterfly caps (gold, bright nickel), the size is comparable The larger one can use two sets of needles, or safety pins.
5. The packaging of the badge
The default packaging is generally a badge and a small plastic bag, and other kinds of outer packaging (including small plastic boxes, brocade boxes, flannels) can also be used. Box, etc.)
6. Surface electroplating
According to different designs, it can be gold-plated, nickel-plated, silver-plated, ancient bronze, ancient red copper, etc., and the surface can be frosted and smooth Effect, and an additional layer of transparent protective resin (also called Poly).
7. Suggestions for badge design drawing
The more complex the design drawing, the more colors, the higher the price, and many badge effects cannot be achieved in actual production, such as badges If the direct spacing between the upper lines is less than 1mm, it will be difficult to handle. It is recommended that all badge design drawings be as simple and generous as possible. Before designing and throughout the process, it is necessary to constantly communicate with Donghong's designers. The drawings are preferably vector graphics.
8. Badge thickness size
The default thickness of copper stamping is 1.2mm, and various thicknesses of other materials such as zinc alloy can be made.