Plastic cards are widely used as identity cards, bank cards, business cards, membership cards, gift cards, phone cards, hotel door cards, insurance cards, payment cards, and so on.
Plastic Cards Sizes
Most plastic cards are made according to the standard ISO7810 (physical properties), ISO7811 (magnetic stripe card) and ISO7816 (chip card) of the bank card. The common card shape is a rectangle with rounded corners. The size is CR-80 (3.375 x 2.125 inches) and the thickness is about 0.76 mm (30mil). With the increasing use of plastic cards, more and more cards have customized sizes and shapes such as larger sizes for name badges to carry more information and easy to read; and smaller sizes for loyalty cards of the grocery store or membership card of the GYM clipped on the key ring, etc.
Plastic Cards Accessories
There are many types of accessories on plastic cards. The most common ones are magnetic strips for information encoding, and signature strips for personal signatures. They also include scratch-off labels for covering the PIN codes, holograms for anti-counterfeiting and an integrated circuit chip for recording data. Different accessories offer more options for the application of plastic cards.
Plastic Cards Finishes
The appearance of plastic cards has become increasingly attractive. From general four-color offset printing to spot color silk screen printing; from glossy card finish to matte finish, frosted finish and brushed finish; from black/brown to colored magnetic strips, from white to colored card materials, from opaque to transparent card bodies, a wide variety of card appearances can satisfy the user's imagination very well.
Plastic Cards Personalizations
The main purpose of plastic cards is to provide customers with identification. The user information on the card includes name, portrait, signature, serial number, barcode, QR code, laser code, embossing code and so on. STAR TREND offers customized services through state-of-the-art processing equipment and strict quality control, giving each card a unique charm.