Inkjet printing continues to find new applications. I received my Chase credit card and was surprised to see that the embossed name and number that is on every other credit card was missing. Instead, Chase has used UV cured inkjet printing to apply your name to the front of the card and the account number to the back of the card, with no visible reverse printing.
Now if Chase would only find a way to inkjet the money to pay my bill…
About Mark Mizen
I have over twenty years professional experience in all aspects of photography and digital imaging. I am Chair of the ISO WG5 TG2 committee responsible for physical properties and durability of imaging material and am currently with HID Global working on systems for security printing for IDs, licenses, and credit cards. Previously, I was Director of Digital Development at Creative Memories from 2009 to 2012 and was responsible for the Creative Memories digital products and services. I also established and directed the Creative Memories Technology Center, which evaluated new products prior to product introduction, assisted with production difficulties, and provided technical information to support product sales.
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I got that card awhile back and i called them because I thought it was a mistake! They said no, the number etc was on the back for security reasons…