|Dedicated to the Prevention of Unauthorized Document Duplication |
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
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 ?
- 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 !
- 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
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
PREMIUM ERASURE PROTECTION™
- LUMINARY TECHNOLOGY™
DISRUPTIVE SECURITY™ featuring Micro Format's LUMINARY TECHNOLOGY™ ~ "P"
Luminary Technology™ disrupts and prevents the ability of high resolution
color copiers to accurately duplicate a document.
- TONER BOND SECURITY™
Paper Toner Fusion ~ "P"
The paper surface is treated to fuse with inks and laser toner
in an effort to prevent removal of computer printed information.
- ANTI-COPY NUMBERING™ ~
"A" and "P"
A special shaded area is printed over which sensitive information is computer printed.
If the computer printed information is erased, both the data and the shaded background is removed. ~"A"
MICRO LINE SECURE™
A SECURITY LINE created with a small font that requires magnification to become ledgible. ~"P"
HIDDEN MESSAGE TECHNOLOGY™
Words such as "UNAUTHORIZED COPY" - "VOID" - "COPY" appear on copy when document is photocopied or scanned. ~"P"
CUSTOM HIDDEN MESSAGE TECHNOLOGY available
A distinctive icon disappears when rubbed and when photocopied ~ "P"
BASKETWEAVE™ Safety Feature
A distinctive Basket Weave Background appears on both sides of the sheet. "A"
LINE MARK SECURITY™ Safety Feature
Fine lines embedded in paper act as a deterrent to cut-and-paste alteration ~ "A"
An optical variable hologram with words or letters engraved as a latent image.
To verify original - tip to light ~"A"
- Security Hologram™ - custom image Hologram
- Security Hologram™ - standard latent image hologram
Scratch Off Label Technology. Scratch off label to validate a document, tickets or coupon.
METAL FOIL SECURITY™
A metallic foil logo or stripe appears on document. ~ "A"
- SECURE MARK™
Security Watermarked Paper ~ "A"
To Verify the document is an original, hold up to light to view watermark in the paper
- INSTANT VALID™
Coin Activated Security ~ "A"
The words "VALID" become visible when the paper surface is rubbed with a coin.
- SECURE RUB™
Color Change Technology ~ "A"
The Background Color, Color Panel or a Colored Icon changes color briefly when rubbed briskly.
- ANTI-COPY COIN RUB ™
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™
Invisible Fiber Security ~ "P"
Invisible fluorescent fibers and threads that can only be seen under a blacklight.
- COLOR FIBER SECURITY™
Visible Fiber Security ~ "A"
Red and Blue Fibers and Threads are visible in the security paper.
- CHEMICAL TEST SECURITY™
Chemical Stain Protection - Sensitivity to high and low polarity solvents, oxidants, acids and alkali. ~"P"
- DUO COLOR SECURITY BACKGROUND™ ~ "A"
A colored security background with two colors blending.
- SECURE GLOW
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™
To verify the document is an original, tip the page toward a light source ~ "A"
- SECURITY WARNING BANDS and 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™
Unique Production Batch Numbers ~ "A"
A Unique Product Identification Number provides positive document identification information.
- UV SECURE™
Ultra Violet Light Security
Words Printed in Secure "UV Ink" on back of sheet are only visible when viewed under "black Light". ~"P"
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, Inc. ~ 830-3 Seton Court Wheeling, IL 60090
Phone: 847/520-4699 ~ In USA Toll Free 800-333-0549 - Fax: 847/520-0197