|Application||Personalized cards and ID documents|
|Expected Life||3 to 7 years|
Protect your card credentials from potential threats, and maintain visual and functional integrity with Entrust Datacard’s security and durability solutions. We strive to develop leading-edge solutions that deliver the best quality in durability and security for all of your card’s needs.
To learn more about Entrust Datacard’s durability and security offerings, and to find the right balance for your solution, see the information below.Durability
Our high-quality durability supplies options defend cards against abrasion, moisture, fading and chemical attacks, which ultimately extend the life of cards and reduce costs for reissuance.
Durability is an important consideration in maintaining the appearance and life of a card. Depending on the application, intended lifespan, and usage of your card, Entrust Datacard offers a complete line of protective topcoats, overlays and laminates to meet your needs.Durability Options
Topcoats - A basic and affordable level of durability:Advantages:
provides abrasion and chemical resistance as well as over-the-edge protection; available in clear and holographicRecommended for cards with an expected life of up to 3 yearsEntrust Datacard® DuraShield™ Overlay
– An advanced durability solution at an entry-level cost:Advantages:
Ultra-durable, cost-effective, full-card over-the-edge protection; available in clear and holographicRecommended for cards with an expected life of 5-7 yearsEntrust Datacard® DuraGard® Laminate – The highest level of durability:Advantages:
superior abrasion and chemical resistance, near edge-to-edge protection with additional UV resistance that protect cards from fading.
Recommended for cards required to last more than 7 yearsIndustry standard taber testing shows the strength of our range of durability options after 2,000 cycles.Security
Further protect your card from threats including fraud, forgery and counterfeiting, with our extensive collection of security solutions. Entrust Datacard offers a variety of trusted generic and custom laminates that utilize overt, covert and forensic features.
The security of your card program is becoming increasingly important as the range and frequency of security threats increase. Entrust Datacard continuously develops new and improved security offerings trusted by governments and other institutions worldwide that can help you combat the threats of tampering, forgery and counterfeiting.Secure Laminate Options:Entrust Datacard® OptiExpress™ Security Feature Set:
Entry-level security with level 1 features used for basic ID applicationsTypically used for applications such as school IDs, healthcare cards, and corporate IDs
Entrust Datacard® OptiSelect™ Security Feature Set:Midrange applications that combine level 1 and 2 featuresTypically used for applications such as driver’s licenses and national health cardsEntrust Datacard® OptiGram® Security Feature Set:
Highest level of security that uses levels 1, 2, and 3 featuresTamper evident (TE) version availableTypically used for applications such as passports and national IDsOur Opti-Series security feature sets are all customizable, giving you the ability to uniquely design your perfect level of security.Entrust Datacard® OptiSelect™ Security Feature Set:
Midrange applications that combine level 1 and 2 featuresTypically used for applications such as driver’s licenses and national health cards