Polycarbonate cards are ideal for applications where longevity and higher security is mandatory. Used in Evolis Securion printer, the Unichroma™ ribbon provides a cost-saving solution for your highly secure cards.
The Unichroma™ ribbon is formulated to produce sharp, bright images and clear text on many card substrates, including Polycarbonate (PC). In addition to the standard colors (Yellow, Magenta, Cyan and Black), a protective layer is applied on the card, to retain a high quality of image despite its frequent use. Printed cards can, therefore, be used for several years without deteriorating.
The Unichroma™ ribbon is designed for highly secure applications: national ID cards, drivers’ licenses, passports, immigration cards, military access control badges, etc. Compatible with hologram and lamination technologies, the Unichroma™ ribbon guarantees the maximum level of security for your cards so as to prevent any attempt of counterfeiting.
The Unichroma™ ribbon (UcYMCK) is suitable for use in Securion, the Evolis desktop card printer designed for the issuance of secure cards. This combination makes personalization of secure Polycarbonate cards affordable, thus offering an alternative to more expensive equipment like retransfer technology.
Unichroma™ ribbons contain is a dry coating (Uc) supplied on a color ribbon as a panel that is printed in advance of the following Y, M, C, K panels. The clear, colorless
coating (Uc) is applied directly to the surface of the card using a normal direct-to-card printer. Then, D2T2 (Dye Diffusion Thermal Transfer)
color personalization can continue in the normal way (single or double-sided printing)
Unichroma™ enables dye-sublimation printing on the majority of plastic card substrates available:
It is recommended to use this product within one year. Avoid dust, direct sunlight, high humidity and high temperatures. Do not place near solvent or other chemicals.