Datacard Product Updates

New smart card encoding upgrade kits for the following Datacard® products are now available:, SD Series and SP25 Plus printers. These kits can be installed by Datacard Group if desired.

Contact a Card Tech ID representative for more information at (866) 348-1105 or email sales@cardtechid.com.

 

How to Change the Supplies on a SD Series Card Printers

A short video with a step-by-step presentation on how to change ribbons, adhesive roller, etc. for the Datacard SD series card printers.

Need Datacard card printer supplies? Visit Card Tech ID or call today 866-348-1105.

How to create a basic card design in ID Works Intro (Part 4)

A step-by-step video of a several part series guiding you through creating a basic card design in Datacard ID Works Intro software.

Visit Card Tech ID to purchase ID Works Intro V.6.5 card design software or call today 866-348-1105.

How to create a basic card design in ID Works Intro (Part 3)

A step-by-step video of a several part series guiding you through creating a basic card design in Datacard ID Works Intro software.

Visit Card Tech ID to purchase ID Works Intro V.6.5 card design software or call today 866-348-1105.

How to create a basic card design in ID Works Intro (Part 2)

A step-by-step video of a several part series guiding you through creating a basic card design in Datacard ID Works Intro software.

Visit Card Tech ID to purchase ID Works Intro V.6.5 card design software or call today 866-348-1105.

How to create a basic card design in ID Works Intro (Part 1)

A step-by-step video of a several part series guiding you through creating a basic card design in Datacard ID Works Intro software.

Visit Card Tech ID to purchase ID Works Intro V.6.5 card design software or call today 866-348-1105.

Composite Vs. PVC Cards – Should You Make the Switch?

Composite cards contain combinations of Polyester and PVC for higher durability and heat resistance. The cards contain a PVC core, layered between PVC/PET composite laminate and have a polish/polish finish (front/back).

Use composite cards when:

  • Using PVC card printers that apply an overlaminate (required for heat resistance)
  • Slotting your PVC cards (recommended for durability)
  • Using your cards in harsh conditions or temperature extremes (recommended for durability)
  • Use with retransfer card printers to prevent card warping (required for heat resistance)
  • Extended card longevity desired

Different combinations will determine the extended durability of the composite cards life.

80/20 80% PVC/20% PET blend = extended life to 5 years

70/30 70% PVC/30% PET blend = extended life to 8 years

60/40 60% PVC/40% PET blend = extended life to 10 years

Cost per blend will increase based on the percentage of PET.

Card Tech ID offers all these blends with HiCo and LoCo magnetic strip options in a White CR80 size (credit card size) 30 mil thickness (credit card thickness) only. Visit us online or contact a sales representative sales@cardtechid.com for a free price quote or more information.

PVC & Composite Cards

Composite & PVC Cards

On Sale! Smart Card Dispensers with Slide Ejector

On Sale! Save 20% instantly.

Smart Card Dispensers with Slide Ejectors

These rigid card dispensers protect ID cards from bending while protecting electronics inside your proximity or smart cards.

Horizontal Format 736-T1

Horizontal Format 736-T1

Vertical Format 736-N

Vertical Format 736-N

  • Thumb cutout to easily slide cards out
  • Vertical and horizontal format
  • Fits credit card size ID cards
  • Frosty finish provides UV protection to prevent image fading
  • Hold card inserts up to .04″ thick
  • Lanyard slot and neck chain holes for easy attachment
  • Quantity discounts
  • 50 per pack

Order securely online or contact a Card Tech ID representative today (866) 348-1105! Try before you buy: Request free samples here. Please reference the part number/format you prefer.

 

Keep your ID Card Printer Box and Interior Packaging

It is important to save the original box and interior packaging your printer came in. If during the warranty period your printer has mechanical issues, you will need to ship your card printer to either Card Tech ID or your card printer manufacturer (depending on circumstances).

The only way to ensure your printer is not further damaged in transit is to have it properly packaged. If the printer sustains damage in a non-factory box, the manufacturer’s warranty could be voided.

If you card printer is no longer under manufacturer warranty, further damage could still be sustained during transit, which results in more costly repairs. Repairs can quickly reduce your return on investment.

If you no longer have your original box or packaging, you can contact Card Tech ID (866) 348-1105 or email sales@cardtechid.com to find out if a replacement box with interior packaging can be purchased if the need arises.

3rd Annual Public Safety Trade Show!

Join Card Tech ID at the 3rd Annual Public Safety Trade Show!!!

Date:  June 13th

Location:  Expo Center Radisson Hotel, Manchester, NH

Booth#:  97

Time:  10AM-4PM

What we’ll have to offer: Showcasing the new Zebra ZXP Series 7 card printer, ID badge accessories and more. The ZXP Series 7 features an innovative design, automatically adjusts to different card thicknesses and ribbon loading is easy. With color-coded guides and a clear LCD control panel, it’s easy for anyone to use. If you need extra security or more durable ID cards, single or dual-sided lamination is also available (and field-upgradable).

RSVP to Card Tech ID’s booth and we will provide a coupon code for $10 off your order of $50 or more. Email Subject “RSVP” to sales@cardtechid.com to receive your coupon code.