Lapel pins are highly versatile for any occasion, as they are available in six distinct types. These include hard enamel, soft enamel, etched enamel, die struck, custom printed, and quick pins. Understanding the key differences between these custom lapel pins can help you select the one that best meets your needs. Here are the six main types of lapel pins and the differences between each one.
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Lapel pins are available in a wide variety of styles, and you are guaranteed to find the one that best meets your needs. MetalPromo is a business that focuses on developing high-quality custom lapel pins. Customer satisfaction is our highest priority and we will match any of our competitor's prices. Our wide assortment of lapel pins are great for any occasion, and we also offer custom printed pins that can be delivered quickly.
Our standard production will vary by pin style, but is typically within 2-3.5 weeks turn time.
Do you offer any rush options?
We can offer rush production during certain times of the year for an extra charge. Our customer care team can answer any questions regarding rush options and availability.
What is your minimum order quantity?
The minimum lapel pin order quantity is 25. You can order any quantity as long as it meets our minimum. There are various price point breaks based on quantity that provide some great savings.
What are the most common pin sizes people order?
The most commonly ordered pin sizes .75”-1.25”. While these are the most common sizes, we can do .50”-4.0” large. The size can also depend on your artwork or the details you are envisioning for your design. If there are more details, then we may have to go up in size. We can help you with determining a good size, in those scenarios.
We offer free shipping as part of your order package when shipping domestically within the US. We also offer free shipping to military APO / FPO / DPO addresses overseas as support for our Active duty men & women. For all other shipping locations we will provide you with options based on cost & delivery time so you can pick what works best for you.
How Do You Ship?
We have agreements with FedEx, UPS, & USPS to provide shipping to a wide variety of addresses. We Also ship to APO / FPO / DPO addresses for FREE!
Do you ship to APO/FPO addresses?
We do offer shipping to APO / FPO addresses at no extra charge to our service men and women. Please keep in mind that shipping to an APO / FPO address will add 1-3 weeks to the order production and shipping timelines.
We have a number of pin attachments that we offer, from magnetic backings to different clutches. You can see all the options.
What is the difference between a soft enamel, hard enamel, and offset printed pin?
- For soft enamel, you will be able to feel the ridges of the metal separating the colors.
- For hard enamel, you will have more of a smooth, polished look.
- For offset printed, we print directly onto the metal and there is a epoxy dome over the top of the pin.
What is the difference between a die struck and die cast pin?
Die struck pins have the designs transferred to a front & back (optional) mold, the raw iron or brass being struck by each mold with enough force to transfer both the raised & recessed areas of the design into the pin metal. Die-Cast molds are fit together and molten zinc metal is injected into the die to create the pin.
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