Smart Card Lamination
Cardel is a leading manufacturer of high-quality products used globally in the card manufacturing and card personalisation industry. We offer a uniquely wide range of solutions that enable our customers to maximise the efficiency and yield obtainable in their production operations.
Cardel has come a long way over the past 20 years. We are proud to be one of the most recognised and trusted names in the card industry globally, and this is testament to our ethos of technical quality, innovation and services in delivering our products. As a technology innovator we continually develop our existing products and release new ones to support our worldwide client base. This ensures that our customers have the opportunity to use our products to reduce waste, increase yield and offer their end customers new and interesting card finishes and solutions.
It is only by continually looking forward that we have been able to release products that support new developments, better performance, longer life and solutions that answer the specific challenges that customers have put to us.
Each innovation only happens because Cardel employs and is able to recruit great people, and we are continually looking to expand our team and enhance the range of skills in the company.
CARDEL Web Site: http://www.cardel.co.uk/
CARD LAMINATION PLATES
ULTRAHARD 1 NEW!
Cardel’s Anti scratch plate UltraHard 1 (UH1™) has been developed to provide a hardness ratting that is on average four times the hardness rating of the standard Ultra Gloss 1 (UG1™) plate
Traditional high gloss mirror finish plate. Available in range of thicknesses and with matt borders.
Medium gloss mirror finish plate. Improved lifecycle of plates – slightly less sensitive to light scratches on the surface
Precision finish light matt / satin plate. Suitable for magnetic stripe cards and all range of printed surfaces. Widely used in bank card production
Medium matt and high matt lamination plates – range of finishes available. Widely used for production of prelaminated inlays.
Synthetic fibre outer and high-density heat resistant rubber inner. Suitable for all types of medium / high volume twin stack laminators
CARDLAM 220 - 220+ (NEW!)
High efficiency, low profile conductive polymer around a structural fabric inner. Suitable for single or twin stack laminators.
CARDLAM 230 Copsil
Metallic woven, high temperature pad. Rapid heat transfer – generally recommended for single stack laminators
Chip Embedding Adhesives
Cardel has developed a unique range of film adhesives specifically designed for embedding chips in smartcards. These adhesives are globally used in the production of over 4 billion smart cards each year – including banking / EMV, ID cards and telco / SIM.
The adhesives offer a high degree of flexibility, security and precision, and are suitable for PVC, ABS composite and Polycarbonate cards and have been developed for use with full range of module types (FR4, FCOS). The adhesives are compatible with all major production machines.
Cardel’s Hi Bond is rigorously tested against ISO and CQM standards. It offers a long shelf-life (2 years+) with no need for special storage conditions (e.g. refrigeration).
Cardel manufactures and supplies a range of mailing labels for secure attachment of ISO plastic cards to letters and forms. Our range of labels covers most major automated mailing machines. Offering secure attachment to both the card and the letter/form, with no damage to card and easy-peel from card surface.