SecureGuard

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Document Security Paper Products

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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.


SECURE FEATURES

OVERT SECURITY FEATURES

COVERT SECURITY FEATURES

  • SECURE RUB™
    secure rub color change ink

    Color Change Technology ~
    "A"
    The Background Color, Color Panel or a Colored Icon changes color briefly when rubbed briskly.

  • ANTI-COPY COIN RUB
    Coin Rub security

    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.

  • COLOR FIBER SECURITY
    Color Fibers in security paper

    Visible Fiber Security ~
    "A"
    Red and Blue Fibers and Threads are visible in the security paper.

  • DUO COLOR SECURITY BACKGROUND ~ "A"
    Prismatic Security Background

    A colored security background with two colors blending.

  • ANTI-COPY NUMBERING ~ "A" and "P"

  • Security Hologram
    Security Hologram

    An optical variable hologram with words or letters engraved as a latent image.
    To verify original - tip to light ~"A"
    • Security Hologram - custom image Hologram
    • Security Hologram - standard latent image hologram
  • SCRATCH-SECURE
    Scratch Secure

    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. ~"A"
    "Stock" Scratch & Reveal scratch off security labels
  • PREMIUM ERASURE PROTECTION
    Erasure Protection

    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. ~"A"

  • METAL FOIL SECURITY
    Metal Foil Security Feature

    A metallic foil logo or stripe appears on document. ~ "A"

  • ANTICOPY WARTERMARK TECHNOLOGY
    • ANTI-COPY WATERMARK
      watermark security

      To verify the document is an original, tip the page toward a light source ~ "A"

    • SECURE MARK
      anti-copy watermark

      Security Watermarked Paper ~
      "A"
      To Verify the document is an original, hold up to light to view watermark in the paper

    • SHADOWMARK™ Watermark ~ "A"
      ShadowMark watermark Security
      Light LOGO image appears on background of sheet
  • SECURITY WARNING BANDS and BOXES
    Secure warning boxes

    Visible Security Warning acts as a deterrent to those considering making unauthorized copies. "A"
    • 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
    Batch Number security

    Unique Production Batch Numbers ~ "A"
    A Unique Product Identification Number provides positive document identification information.

  • SECURE SCENT™ Scented Security
    Secure Scent Security feature

    To validate an original, rub the icon and smell the unique fragrance. ~"A"
    "Security that makes Scents"™ exclusively from Micro Format SecureGuard.
  • BASKETWEAVE™ Safety Feature
    Basketweave Security

    A distinctive Basket Weave Background appears on both sides of the sheet. "A"
  • LINE MARK SECURITY™ Safety Feature
    Line Mark security

    Fine lines embedded in paper act as a deterrent to cut-and-paste alteration ~
    "A"
  • XPIRE SECURITY™ Safety Feature ~ "A"
    Xprire Security

    Word VOID appears on background color after 24 hours
  • LUMINARY TECHNOLOGY™
    Luminary security

    DISRUPTIVE SECURITY™
    featuring Micro Format's LUMINARY TECHNOLOGY™ ~ "P"

    Luminary Technology™ is recognized by the copier's Counterfeit Deterrence System (CDS) preventing counterfeiting on newer color copiers.

  • INSTANT VALID
    Valid Coin Rub Security

    Coin Activated Security ~
    "A"
    The words "VALID" become visible when the paper surface is rubbed with a coin.

  • TONER BOND SECURITY
    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.

  • UV FIBER SECURE
    UV fibers in paper

    Invisible Fiber Security ~
    "P"
    Invisible fluorescent fibers and threads that can only be seen under a blacklight.

  • CHEMICAL TEST SECURITY
    Chemical Reactivity security feature

    Chemical Stain Protection - Sensitivity to high and low polarity solvents, oxidants, acids and alkali. ~"P"

  • INVISIBLE NUMBERING
    Indivible numbering security

    Invisible Consecutive Number becomes visible when viewed under a black light. ~ "P"

  • SECURE GLOW
    Secure Glow Security feature

    Secure Glow Security Ink is printed on front of the sheet. -"P"
    When this ink is exposed to black light, the image is visible.

  • MICRO LINE SECURE
    Micro Line Security

    A SECURITY LINE created with a small font that requires magnification to become ledgible. ~"P"

  • HIDDEN MESSAGE TECHNOLOGY
    Hidden Message Security

    Words such as "UNAUTHORIZED COPY" - "VOID" - "COPY" appear on copy when document is photocopied or scanned. ~"P"
    CUSTOM HIDDEN MESSAGE TECHNOLOGY available

  • SECURITY PHANTOM
    hidden message security

    A distinctive icon disappears when rubbed and when photocopied ~ "P"


  • ACID FREE PAPER

    Extends Archival Life of the Paper
  • UV SECURE
    hidden message security

    Ultra Violet Light Security
    Words Printed in Secure "UV Ink" on back of sheet are only visible when viewed under "black Light". ~"P"


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