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Dedicated to the Prevention of Unauthorized Document Duplication
Micro Format, Inc.
Micro Format, Inc.
Est.1983 ~ On Line Since 1995
Since 1983, with corporate offices located in Chicago Illinois and with affiliated manufacturing facilities located in cities across the United States,
Micro Format provides Document Security Paper Products worldwide.

Document Security Paper IS OUR BUSINESS ...
... not a sideline.

Micro Format Inc. is an award winning
Product Innovation Company specializing in
"high technology" State of the Art Tamper Resistant, Anti Copy Fraud Resistant Security Paper Products.

Micro Format means
"QUALITY" ~ "SERVICE" ~ "RELIABILITY"


How to decide which Document Security Paper
is best for your needs ?

  1. Like it or not, realize that EVERYTHING can be copied.
    • It can be copied with a Color Photocopier
    • It can be copied with a Black & White copier
    • It can be copied with a Scanner
    • It can be copied with a Fax Machine
    • It can be copied with a Digital Copier
    • It can be copied with a Digital Camera
    • EVERYTHING can be copies
    If there were a way to prevent a document from being copied, it would end the problem counterfeit money. Every country in the world would incorporate the technology into their currency.

    So we must start with the premise that there is nothing in the world that will prevent your document from being copied.
    If your goal is to purchase a paper that is impossible to copy ...
    "DON'T WASTE YOUR TIME and DON'T WASTE YOUR MONEY."
    No matter what anyone tells you ... there is a way to copy every document !

  2. Determine the Value of your document
    If this document is copied, will it cause monetary harm?
    • Are you using Security Paper as a deterrent against making copies?
      • Business Plan
      • Price List
      • Instruction Manual
      • Meeting Transcript
      • Software source code
    • Are you using Security Paper to validate a document that is worth money?
      • Valuable Coupon worth cash
      • Valuable Coupon that can be exchanged for product
      • Valuable Discount Coupon
      • Valuable Gift Certificate
      • Event Ticket
      • Raffle Ticket that must not be duplicated
      • Valuable Concert Ticket
      • Valuable Contract

Choosing the best Security Paper for YOUR application

SECURITY PAPER PRODUCTS BY APPLICATION CATEGORY

SECURE COUPON PAPER


TRANSCRIPTION PAPER


SPECIAL PAPER APPLICATIONS


SECURITY CARD STOCK


Coupon Validation information

SELF EXPIRING LABELS


CERTIFICATE PAPER


SECURITY LABELS


CONTRACT PAPER


SECURITY PAPER ASSORTMENT PACKAGE

HIGH SECURITY PAPER ASSORTMENT PACKAGE


This package contains 100 sheets ~ an assortment of the Security Paper Products listed above.

Document Security Features - Information

There are TWO Categories for security features - OVERT (Active) Features and COVERT (Passive) Features

"A" - OVERT (active) FEATURES
~~ Used to identify an original document by sight and/or touch.

"P" - COVERT (passive) FEATURES
~~ Feature becomes apparent when a document is photocopied or scanned.

Security Features deterrent against making changes and copies

Security Features used to VALIDATE A DOCUMENT

  • SECURE MARK
    anti-copy watermark

    Security Watermarked Paper ~
    "A"
    To Verify the document is an original, hold up to light to view watermark in the paper

  • INSTANT VALID
    Valid Coin Rub Security

    Coin Activated Security ~
    "A"
    The words "VALID" become visible when the paper surface is rubbed with a coin.

  • SECURE RUB™
    secure rub color change ink

    Color Change Technology ~
    "A"
    The Background Color, Color Panel or a Colored Icon changes color briefly when rubbed briskly.

  • ANTI-COPY COIN RUB
    Coin Rub security

    Coin Activated Security Back Print ~
    "A"
    "Anti Copy Symbols and Words” are hidden on the back of the sheet.
    Rub a coin OR metal paper clip over the back of the sheet to activate this feature.

  • UV FIBER SECURE
    UV fibers in paper

    Invisible Fiber Security ~
    "P"
    Invisible fluorescent fibers and threads that can only be seen under a blacklight.

  • COLOR FIBER SECURITY
    Color Fibers in security paper

    Visible Fiber Security ~
    "A"
    Red and Blue Fibers and Threads are visible in the security paper.

  • CHEMICAL TEST SECURITY
    Chemical Reactivity security feature

    Chemical Stain Protection - Sensitivity to high and low polarity solvents, oxidants, acids and alkali. ~"P"

  • DUO COLOR SECURITY BACKGROUND ~ "A"
    Prismatic Security Background

    A colored security background with two colors blending.

  • SECURE GLOW
    Secure Glow Security feature

    Secure Glow Security Ink is printed on front of the sheet. -"P"
    When this ink is exposed to black light, the image is visible.
  • ANTI-COPY WATERMARK
    watermark security

    To verify the document is an original, tip the page toward a light source ~ "A"

  • SECURITY WARNING BANDS and BOXES
    Secure warning boxes

    Visible Security Warning acts as a deterrent to those considering making unauthorized copies. "A"
    • SECURITY BAND
      A visible Warning Band describes security features on the document
    • SECURITY BORDER
      A Visible Warning Band on the edge around the sheet describes security features on the document
    • SECURITY BOX
      A Warning Box on the back of the sheet contains a list of security features on the document

  • BATCH NUMBER PROTECTION
    Batch Number security

    Unique Production Batch Numbers ~ "A"
    A Unique Product Identification Number provides positive document identification information.

  • UV SECURE
    hidden message security

    Ultra Violet Light Security
    Words Printed in Secure "UV Ink" on back of sheet are only visible when viewed under "black Light". ~"P"




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Micro Format, Inc.
is a veteran owned company.


At Micro Format,
Manufacturing Tamper Resistant Security Paper
is our Business ... Not A Sideline


Micro Format SecureGuard™ Paper Products are
made in America by Americans from American Made Materials.
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Micro Format-Company Profile

Micro Format, Inc. ~ 830-3 Seton Court Wheeling, IL 60090

Phone: 847/520-4699 ~ In USA Toll Free 800-333-0549 - Fax: 847/520-0197
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