Thermal Printing Specifications


Embossing Specifications

FONT 1 – Name: Gothic/Normal

  • Size: 3mm high x 2mm wide for each character
  • Characters Available: UPPER CASE letters only
  • 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 , ‘ : * & # – / .
  • Maximum Number of Characters to Fit Across the Card: 31

FONT 2 – Name: OCR (Standard Credit Card Number Size)

  • Size: 5mm high x 3mm wide for each character
  • Characters Available: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0
  • Maximum Number of Characters to Fit Across the Card: 21

Tipping Options: Black, Silver or Gold

Tipping Area Limitations:

  • Data cannot be embossed higher than 12mm from the card top edge.
  • Data has to start and/or a minimum of 5mm from either side of the card edge.
  • Data cannot be embossed lower than 5mm from the card bottom edge.

Variable length data cannot be center justified or right justified. For example, names can only be left justified on the card.

CARDS CANNOT BE EMBOSSED VERTICALLY

Questions:

We invite you to contact us at files@plastilam.com with any questions you may have before you prepare your art, after we receive your art or at any time.