Barcodes on plastic cards are mainly used for POS / Computer systems. You can decide whether to use code 39 or 128 on your card. This is dependent on your receiving system. All barcodes are either black on a white background or white on a black background. The size is dependent on the digits you decide and the type.
Magnetic strips are cards will be dependent on your card reader, as there are two different types available; high or low coercivity.
High coercivity is most suitable for frequent use, as these are harder to erase. The low coercivity is better suited to the small business. Magnetic strips are usually produced on cards which are 0.76mm, however there are exceptions like for parking tickets where they can be 0.5mm.
There are the standard three tracks available.
Variable data allows you to preprint information on your business cards, for instance you may already have a list of membership names, numbers or pin numbers which you need adding to the card. We can print this data in black, gold or silver. The smallest text size is pt.7 and the largest is only limited by the text and card itself.
Additionally, you can emboss numbers / letters onto your card. Similar to how a credit card looks. We have two sizes available, pt.13 & pt.18. The fonts are generic for this type of variation. You can choose between silver and gold. Un-coloured emboss is available for transparent frosted cards. Please note that this effect will affect the back of the card.
Metallic cards provide a different finish to the standard PVC card. The stylish design can enhance the look of the card and we have a range of colours for you to choose from. We can provide a sample of these colours.
Foiling on plastic cards is available in gold, silver, metallic or diamond foiling. There are limitations on foiling with plastic cards, so please call our team to discuss your needs today.
A signature panel is very useful to use to identify members or you need to cross check information. There is no size limit on the signature panel, and we usually advise to use a transparent signature panel as texts and images under the signature panel can be revealed.
Hole / Slot Punch
Hole / slot punch options are available for your business cards. These can be useful if you are going to use the business cards for lanyards or stands using key chains. We offer a range of sizes to suit your needs. Additionally, we also offer the matching lanyard or ID pour to suit the cards.