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Excellence of bland plastic cards from leader among PVC card suppliers



Publicenter is a leading company in  blank card production of different types, thicknesses and materials for any application. Blank smart card can be made with magnetic stripe, chip, signature panel and completed with different finishes.




PVC – we remain among leading PVC card suppliers offering recyclable plastic material recommended for all common card applications. Blank plastic cards are also available in various colors for full colored solutions in blue, green, red, orange, yellow, black, silver and gold.
PVC/ABS – A heat resistant PVC composed material and thus more durable.
PET-G – Has the same characteristics as PVC, but is considered to have a “lower environmental impact”.
POLYSTYRENE – Is a recyclable plastic similar to PVC, but considered to be a more economical option and therefore suitable for cards with a short life cycle.
POLYPROPYLENE – A "Low environmental impact" and recyclable material. Blank card in polypropylene is extremely durable and strong being also a low-cost alternative to PVC.
PVC/PET-G/PVC - The core of these bland plastic cards is made of PET-G and the outer layers are made of PVC. This combination ensures greater heat resistance, durability and optimal personalization characteristics.

ISO/IEC international standards define the format of blank card production:
CR80 – 3.375" x 2.125" (85.6 mm x 54 mm).
CR90 – 3.62" x 2.36" (92 mm x 60 mm).
CR100 – 3.88" x 2.64" (98.5 mm x 67 mm).
Other form factors are available on request.

LAMINATED CARDS – The card body is made of several layers of laminated plastic sheets. From 0.0118" to 0.0322" (form 0.30 mm to 0.82 mm).
MONOLAYER CARDS – The card body is constructed using a single piece of plastic sheet (monolayer) - From 0.0118" to 0.0322" (form 0.30 mm to 0.82 mm)
MONOLAYER LAMINATED WITHOUT OVERLAY (PRESS POLISH) – The card body is constructed using a single piece of plastic sheet with lamination and without overlay.
From 0.0118" to 0.0322" (form 0.30 mm to 0.82 mm).

Three main types of mag stripe blank card is available:
The information encoded on a HiCo mag stripe card is more difficult to erase and therefore more suitable for a blank plastic cards frequently used and encoded with sensitive information such as a credit or debit card.

Blank smart card format can store 100 times more data than a magnetic stripe card and they can be programmed to add, delete or rewrite information. Variety of blank smart cards currently in use is defined with microchip and can be categorized into contact and contactless cards.

PM 256 (256 Bytes)
PM 256 Compatible (256 Bytes)

Low Frequency (125 KHz.)
C 125RO (8 Bytes - 64 Bits)
Temik5567RW (41 Bytes - 330 Bits)
High Frequency (13.56 MHz.)
Mifare Ultralight (64 Bytes)
Mifare 1k (1.024 Bytes)
Mifare 1k compatible (1.024 Bytes)
Mifare 4k (4.096 Bytes)
I CODE C 13 SLI (128 Bytes)
Legic Prime MIM 256 (256 Bytes)
Legic Advant 1k (1.024 Bytes)
Legic Advant 2k (2.048 Bytes)

A GLOSS FINISH is ultra-shiny whereas a MATTE FINISH has only a slight sheen, creating a slight dulling etc.
SIGNATURE CARDS – Where a signature is required.
SELF-ADHESIVE CARDS – To be attached on standard size blank plastic cards or other surfaces.
SLOT CUT-OUT CARDS – Standard CR80 blank cards with a slot cut-out for attachments or hanging.
KEYTAG CARDS – Standard CR80 cards with three scores and a hole punched in each tag. Other CR80 cards with different form factors are available upon request.

Cards are available shrink wrapped in packs of 100s or 500s in coated sleeves with or without top cover. Each sleeve is labelled with card type, quantity and lot number.