with durability of 10+ years

film materials for ID cards

PETix

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With the innovative portfolio of PETix transparent overlay films and core card materials, Agfa adds to the performance of security cards by delivering:

  • Durability for extended lifetime

  • Protection against counterfeit

  • Competitive cost

  • High production efficiency

The PETix portfolio includes a range of products of three main types:

PETix Card Overlay films

PETix PETF OL – a transparent outside laminate layer for the protection of high performance smart cards, allowing for grey laser engraving and contributing to card life time of 10+ years

What is PETix PETF ?

Key features

  • 10+ years lifetime

  • Boost T° resistance of PVC cards to 110°C/230°F
  • Extremely scratch resistant

PETix PETF OL D – a transparent outside laminate layer for the protection of high performance smart cards, allowing for direct-to-card personalisation and laser engraving while contributing to card life time of 10+ years.

Key features

  • All personalization on one card

  • Adheres to 100% ink coverage core

PETix PETF OLED Black – specifically designed for exceptionally deep black colour laser engraving. The outside layer is suitable for D2T2 thermal transfer and can be protected with patches and thin hologram foils. Additional personalization such as embossing, magnetic strip, signature panels or holograms can be applied.

Key features

  • All personalization on one card

  • Adheres to 100% ink coverage core

PETix PETF RL – a transparent overlay film made of BOPET and Polyethylene (PE). It can be combined with paper and synthetic films (after technical approval by AGFA). This film is developed for roll lamination but can be used in some cases in plate lamination. The inside of the PET film can be printed and hereafter Agfa will add the adhesion film to create your personalised security film.

Key features

  • Print your own security features inside the film for lamination against paper & synthetic materials

PETix PETF CPF – a transparent film designed to create a first level security solution in combination with the PETix PETF OLED MAGENTA. Counterfeit laser re-writing will result in a black colour instead of the attempted magenta. In this way PETix PETF CPF offers a very relevant first level authentication check.

Key features

  • Create the ultimate security solution

PETix Card Core films

PET-G – PET Core film material to combine with other PETix films and create a long-life card 100% of PET

PVC – PVC Core film material to combine with PETix films and create a durable and affordable PETix  + PVC card

SYNAPS Single-Layer Card films

SYNAPS

is a white opaque polyester film (PETF) that is ideally suited for card applications thanks to its exceptional analogue and digital double-side printability as well as its durability without the need for lamination. It allows using standard offset inks without the need for a primer. It is certified for HP Indigo and can also be laser-printed. Additional personalisation can be achieved with standard technologies including retransfer, laser engraving and thermal transfer. It is PVC-free and its stiffness and temperature resistance make it a full single-layer material for a variety of card application. More info.

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