Thames Technology Introduces VersaCoat: A Versatile Coating for Paperboard Cards

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Thames Technology, one of Europe’s leading card manufacturers, is pleased to introduce VersaCoat, a cutting-edge coating specifically designed for personalised paperboard cards and compatible with its Invercote Duo paperboard cards.

VersaCoat is the ideal choice for thermal, drop-on-demand (DOD), and re-transfer personalisation processes, enabling a quality finish when personalising cards with variable data such as photos, names or membership details.

Enhanced durability

Engineered to provide exceptional scratch and abrasion resistance, the new coating ensures that the printed information on paperboard cards remains pristine even under demanding conditions. This breakthrough coating technology sets a new standard in the industry, offering enhanced durability without compromising on processing speed.

Optimised for various applications

VersaCoat is a versatile solution suitable for a wide range of applications including ID cards, membership cards, loyalty cards, and more. The coating's adaptability makes it an ideal choice for businesses looking to personalise paperboard cards.

Commenting on the new solution, Che Colford, General Manager at Thames Technology, said:

"The introduction of VersaCoat represents a significant advancement in our coating capabilities. Its compatibility with multiple personalisation methods such as thermal, re-transfer, inkjet and DOD, coupled with excellent durability and processing speed, positions VersaCoat as the coating of choice for businesses seeking top-tier personalised paperboard cards.

“Thames Technology remains committed to innovation and excellence in card production. This new coating is a testament to our dedication to providing cutting-edge products that meet the evolving needs of our customers."