The choice of coatings for plastic card depends on its purpose, and expected life of the loads that it will withstand.
Laminate - the most reliable and robust version of the cover for the card. A particular film (laminate) protects the card from any outside influences: scratches, abrasion, water, sand, dirt.
These qualities ensure recognition of the laminated cards in the field of banking, as well as in other areas, where plastic cards are put forward such a high demand:
- First, it maps that serve long-term discount, bonus, and saving programs, gift cards and bonus, advertising and mini cards, scratch and smart cards, contactless cards
- Lamination is the best choice for the manufacture of plastic cards and tags of different
- At this stop covering your choice of club card customers and licenses, permits and card keys, as well as transport cards
The surface of the laminated plastic card, depending on customer requirements and appointment cards, can be matte or smooth, textured, and even so, where you can write an ordinary pen. Lamination - is not just a safe and presentable finish, it is also scope for imagination designer.
In some cases, the cards are laminated with a combined, implying either the allocation of textural elements on the surface of the card, or making a glossy front and matte back side. Debit cards with this type of lamination - create space for interesting design solutions.
An alternative to the widely laminate was coated with varnish plastic card. Lacquer finish laminate loses, especially in strength and, therefore, not been used in the production of banking cards.
Painting is preferred for the cards, not requiring long-term use and contact with readers is put a cover on the card during its manufacturing method of offset printing. The surface of the varnished plastic cards can be glossy or matte.