How to make enamel watch dial lacquer dial

how to make enamel watch dial

Enamel-the process of applying the soft glass particles on dial surface through intense heat to form the dial that has a ivory shiny finish. The enamel dial is commonly used for high-end timepieces like enamel dial patek philippe.

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Creating a genuine enamel dial (grande feu enamel dial) is a complex process that often involves baking it multiple times by temperature 800 to 1,200 degrees centigrade to a brass dial plate. This enamel process by high-temperature heating has lasted for centuries until now. Enamel dial never loses its luster which remains this shade of purity colors for decades to come.
The enamel dial watch could only be made by a very few watch-makers and the production capacity is very low due to the high technological and utmost care required. The cost for one piece of genuine enamel dial could be a hundred times higher than the ordinary dial.

enamel vs lacquer dial

The crazy cost and low production for genuine enamel dial discourage the micro watch brands from using them. The enamel-like dial or lacquer dial are highly demanded by a lot of brands as the finishing is quite the same as real enamel dial while the material and processing are different.

The enamel-like dial lacquer dial uses the Japanese oil coating material sprays to the brass plate for any colors designs. Next, a clear glossy lacquer from Switzerland specializing in enameling will be covered to the dial and baked in the stove for 6 to 8 hours with temperature 100 to 120 degrees centigrade.
Depending on different colors and specific designs for the dial, it would need 6 to 10 layers of enamel to achieve the desired finish. Each layer of enamel will repeat the 6 to 8 hours baking process.
Finally, they need to be polished manually for a smooth and flat level for further metal markers applying and logo printing.

lacquer dial

The biggest advantage of enamel-like dial or lacquer dial is that it is possible for all different colors and keeps the well finish and gorgeous looking.

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black enamel dial
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316l stainless steel case black enamel dial white enamel dial sapphire crystal

Case:316L Stainless Steel Case
Strap:Tan Genuine Leather or Stainless Steel
Dial:Enamel White&Enamel Black&Enamel Yellow
Hands:Diamond Cut
Movement:Swiss Ronda Movement Super Slim
Glass:Anti-reflective Sapphire Crystal
Inventory:In Stock without Logo
Customization:MOQ 2pcs-Laser Texts on Back, MOQ 20pcs-Logo Printing on Dial,
MOQ 300pcs-All Customization

Pardwin is the OEM&ODM watches manufacturer with SA8000 and ISO9001 factory certifications for making enamel dial watch.

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