CARD PRINTER FAQ
A card printer is a desktop printing machine used for printing plastic cards such as ID Cards, Loyalty Cards, Gift Cards are more.
Plastic Card Printer, PVC Card Printer, ID Card Printer – you’ll hear these terms a lot but they all refer to the same thing. A printer that is used for printing plastic cards. There are a lot of variations in terms of quality, speed etc but fundamentally, they all provide the same function.
In simplest terms, Card printers use heat to thermally bond ink to a plastic card. There are two main printing methods used to transfer the ink to the card – Direct to card printing and Retransfer printing.Both have distinct advantages and drawbacks.