MicroPOISE™ is the world leading secure desktop hologram applicator.
Trusted by governments, infrastructure authorities, educational institutions, large companies and individuals worldwide to apply security features to security documents and cards of value. Our on demand systems allow users to apply the security feature as the document is issued, reducing the risk of theft during storage as well as reducing the risk of counterfeit documents in circulation.
MicroPOISE™ appies security features using a hot foil stamping process. This dramatically increases the security of the document as the feature can not be removed without detection.
Registered single image hologram
Continuous wallpaper hologram
Trusted in over 100 countries worldwide - The proven security solution
Point of issue security - Greatly reducing the risk of theft and counterfeiting
Anti tamper control - Protecting the process of applying security features
PC software - Allowing you to store and recall parameters
Designed and built in the UK - Guaranteed quality and support
How is it used?
MicroPOISE™ is extremely versatile and is used in a wide range of applications around the world.
Some examples include:
Please see our case study page for some examples.
MicroPOISE™ can apply security features to a wide range of materials including paper, PVC card, PET, Teslin®**, polycarbonate and as well as other materials and substrates.
MicroPOISE™ MK2 Hand-Fed Point of issue
MicroPOISE™ MK2 Hand-Fed with document template
For more information on MicroPOISE™ MK2, please call us on +44 (0) 1473 707 204
*Kinegram is a registered trademark of KURZ and OVD Kinegram
**Teslin is a registered trademark of PPG industries
Typical Production Examples
Example 1: Hand feed
University Certificate, A3 size document hand fed,50 certificates
per day requiring a 25 x 25mm registered hologram.
Hand feeding 50 documents : 10 minutes
Example 2: Hand feed
Cheques, 500 cheques per day
requiring a 15 x 60mm Datafoil area.
Hand feeding 500 Cheques : 50 minutes
Example 3: Hand feed
250 Customs documents per day requiring
a 25 x 35mm Datafoil area.
Hand feeding 250 Cheques : 20 minutes
Maintenance : example
Foil changes : Every 9 production days (10 Minutes each)
Make Ready Changes : Every 5 production days (10 Minutes each)
Machine Service : Six monthly
- Combined desktop dimensions (mm)
- H: 370 x W: 430 x D: 410
- Weight 55 (kg)
- Machine power supply 1 phase 220 - 240v 50Hz
- Strong Impression system with adjustable die head to allow a very accurate level impression
- Impression pressure up to 1000 kg
- Dwell adjustable from zero to 1 second
- Maximum foil width 67 mm
- Maximum foil roll 100 mm diameter
- Maximum foil waste collection 100 mm diameter
- Foil core size from 25.4 up to 75 mm
- Number of hologram registration 1 (optional)
- Hologram positional tolerance +/- 0.25 mm*
- Hologram Registration Mark 5 x 5 mm
- Bi-directional centered on image recommended
- Temperature range 50 -150 degrees centigrade
- Heat-up cycle time 3 minutes
MicroPOISE handfed machine was launched and Auto sprocket feeder was introduced for the cheque market
20 MicroPOISE were installed with full PC control and digital print integrated to form the Master Workstation for ORC Ireland
MicroPOISE manufacture was brought in-house to improve quality.
The first Auto Sheet-feeder system was built
MicroPOISE manual card feeder was launched resulting in record sales
MicroPOISE Auto card feeder was launched
MicroPOISE PRO range was introduced. High speed versions of the Auto card and sheet feeders
SENTRY security control system was introduced
MicroPOISE MK1B Launched with digital control system and a basic PC interface
The digital MicroPOISE MK2 was launched with a fully functional PC interface
MicroPOISE Vacuum feeder PRO was launched
Development of the MicroPOISE MK3 begins.
Security Foiling Launch Duogram™
SFL continue to develop into new markets