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Technology Transfer to Printers

PolyTeQ has a comprehensive range of services available to banknote printers in support of a polymer introduction program:

Printing Trials

  • Pre-trial on-site visits and gap analysis
  • Polymer substrate handling
  • Overcoating
  • Quality control
  • Finished banknote durability testing
  • Report and follow-up

Preliminaries

  • Substrate design
  • Note design
  • Specifications

Pre-press

  • Plate making
  • Substrate proofing
  • Note proofing
  • Specifications
  • Tooling

Production

  • Materials
  • Printing and application processes
  • Overcoating
  • Finishing
  • Counting
  • Process control

Laboratory Services

  • Quality testing
  • Finished note testing
  • Mutilated note analysis
  • Counterfeit analysis
  • Note performance analysis

Quality

  • Systems
  • Standards
  • Certification

Security

  • Product
  • Delivery
  • Storage
  • Destruction
  • Recycling

Health and Safety

  • Storage
  • Production
  • Processing
  • Manual handling
  • Overcoating
  • Finished notes