color-filled engraving

Term of the Week: Color-fill

The Term of the Week is a weekly feature where A&E turns to industry experts to define common tools, processes, language, etc. used in the awards, engraving, and personalization industry, including terminology within the business realm. Contact A&E's digital content editor, Julia Schroeder, if you're interested in contributing and for an opportunity to be featured in our daily eNewsletter. 

The process used to fill laser and rotary engraved or etched grooves and characters with paint to add color to an item. It is also known as “paint filling.”