It is always a good idea to have an extra ribbon or two, cleaning supplies, and blank cards on hand if you run out or need to replace something – but can you have too […]
Magnetic stripe cards are used in many parts of our daily life – as membership cards at the gym or fitness center, as library cards, as student ID cards, as employee ID cards, as retail […]
The ID cards and badges you print on your ID card printer look great, but have you ever wondered what the cards are made with and why those materials are important to card durability? We’ve […]
Although industry-standard PVC cards are designed for long-term use, some organizations and businesses require more durable, “maximum-strength” ID cards for their badge programs. AlphaCard is pleased to offer a stronger, economically priced ID card made […]
If you’re thinking about adding magnetic stripe encoding to your ID program you may be wondering about the difference between high coercivity and low coercivity magnetic stripe cards. The information on magnetic stripe cards is stored in patterns of positive and negative magnetic fields. Coercivity is a measurement of the amount of energy it takes to change the polarity of those magnetic fields.