|Dedicated to the Prevention of Unauthorized Document Duplication
High Security Paper Technologies
from Micro Format
SECURITY TECHNOLOGIES AVAILABLE
from Micro Format, Inc. for use on custom printed DOCUMENT SECURITY PAPER.
Note: To print CUSTOM Document Security Paper
requires a production run of at least 25,000 sheets.
This is an EDUCATIONAL WEB PAGE
There are TWO Categories for security features -
OVERT (Active) Features and COVERT (Passive) Features
"A" - OVERT (active) FEATURES
~~ Used to identify an original document by sight and/or touch.
"P" - COVERT (passive) FEATURES
~~ Feature becomes apparent when a document is photocopied or scanned.
Additional action is required to activate this feature.
DOCUMENT SECURITY GUIDE
Everything you want to know about Document Security Paper,
Features and Document Authentication
TWENTY-SIX SECURITY TECHNOLOGIES
available when we manufacture Custom Security Paper Products
- SECURE MARK™ "A"
Security Watermarked Paper ~
To Verify the document is an original, hold up to light to view watermark in the paper
- INSTANT VALID™
Coin Activated Security ~ "A"
The words "VALID" become visible when the paper surface is rubbed with a coin.
- SECURE RUB™
Color Change Technology ~ "A"
The Background Color, Color Panel or a Colored Icon changes color briefly when rubbed briskly.
- ANTI-COPY COIN RUB™
Coin Activated Security Back Print ~ "A"
"Anti Copy Symbols and Words" are hidden on the back of the sheet.
Rub a coin OR metal paper clip over the back of the sheet to activate this feature.
- LUMINARY TECHNOLOGY™
DISRUPTIVE SECURITY™ featuring Micro Format's LUMINARY TECHNOLOGY™ ~ "P"
Luminary Technology™ disrupts and prevents the ability of high resolution
color copiers to accurately duplicate a document.
- UV FIBER SECURE™
Invisible Fiber Security ~ "P"
Invisible fluorescent fibers and threads that can only be seen under a blacklight.
- COLOR FIBER SECURITY™
Visible Fiber Security ~ "A"
Red and Blue Fibers and Threads are visible in the security paper.
- TONER BOND™ SECURITY
Paper Toner Fusion ~ "P"
The paper surface is treated to fuse with inks and laser toner
in an effort to prevent removal of computer printed information.
- CHEMICAL TEST SECURITY™ ~ "P"
Chemical Stain Protection - Sensitivity to high and low polarity solvents, oxidants, acids and alkali.
- DUO COLOR SECURITY BACKGROUND™ ~ "A"
A colored security background with two colors blending.
- ANTI-COPY NUMBERING™ ~
"A" and "P"
- Red Dye Security Ink Numbering penetrates the paper fibers
- Invisible Numbering Security Technology
- Anti-Copy Fluorescent Numbering.
- SECURE GLOW™ ~ "P"
Secure Glow Security Ink is printed on front of the sheet.
When this ink is exposed to black light, the image is visible.
- Security Hologram™ LENTICULAR HOLOGRAMS ~ "A"
An optical variable hologram with words or letters engraved as a latent image.
To verify original - tip to light
"Stock" Tamper Evident
Security Hologram Labels
- Security Hologram™ - custom image Hologram
- Security Hologram™ - standard latent image hologram
- SCRATCH-SECURE™ ~ "A"
Scratch Off Label Technology. Scratch off label to validate a document, tickets or coupon.
Using Scratch-Secure Technology, a document can only be validated once.
"Stock" Scratch & Reveal scratch off security labels
- PREMIUM ERASURE PROTECTION™ ~ "A"
A special shaded area is printed over which sensitive information is computer printed.
If the computer printed information is erased, both the data and the shaded background is removed.
- METAL STRIPE SECURITY™ ~ "A"
FOIL SECURITY - A metallic foil strip or metallic foil logo appears on document.
- ANTI-COPY WATERMARK™ ~ "A"
To verify the document is an original, tip the page toward a light source
- MICRO LINE SECURE™ ~"P"
A SECURITY LINE created with a small font that requires magnification to become ledgible.
- HIDDEN MESSAGE TECHNOLOGY™ ~ "P"
Words such as "UNAUTHORIZED COPY" - "VOID" - "COPY" appear on copy when document is photocopied or scanned.
CUSTOM HIDDEN MESSAGE TECHNOLOGY available
- SECURITY PHANTOM™ ~ "P"
A distinctive icon disappears when rubbed and when photocopied
- SECURITY WARNING BANDS and BOXES ~ "A"
Visible Security Warning acts as a deterrent to those considering making unauthorized copies.
- SECURITY BAND™
A visible Warning Band describes security features on the document
- SECURITY BORDER™
A Visible Warning Band on the edge around the sheet describes security features on the document
- SECURITY BOX™
A Warning Box on the back of the sheet contains a list of security features on the document
- BATCH NUMBER PROTECTION™
- UNIQUE PRODUCTION BATCH NUMBERS ~ "A"
A Unique Product Identification Number provides positive document identification information.
- INVISIBLE BATCH NUMBER ~ "P" ~
Number is visible when viewed under blacklight.
- UV SECURE™
Ultra Violet Light Security ~
Words Printed in Secure "UV Ink" on back of sheet are only visible when viewed under "black Light".
- BASKETWEAVE™ Safety Feature ~ "A"
A distinctive Basket Weave Background appears on both sides of the sheet.
- LINE MARK SECURITY™ Safety Feature ~ "A"
Fine lines embedded in paper act as a deterrent to cut-and-paste alteration
- SECURE SCENT™ Scented Security ~
To validate an original, rub the icon and smell the unique fragrance. "Security that makes Scents"™ exclusively from Micro Format SecureGuard.
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