b) a printing or design professional in need of a break
c) someone who buys plastic card printing – and who definitely needs a break!So what is full color plastic card printing actually done on?
Got your answer? Write it down. Turn your paper over. No cheating . . .
Plastic card printing is typically done on polyvinyl chloride, a thermoplastic (not a true plastic) most commonly known as . . . PVC!
That’s right. Before you start cutting up old pieces of white irrigation pipe to make gift cards from – keep in mind that the process for making a plastic card are a bit different than those of making a piece of backyard pipe!
However, new composites are reaching the market. You can learn more about plastic card printing and emerging materials from http://www.my1stop.com where they stay on top of all things plastic cards!
You can learn everything you ever wanted to know about PVC at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polyvinyl_chloride.