Metal Card Technology
Exceed customer expectations
Flat card technologies and changing card designs have allowed for continuing card differentiation. One of the newest trends in the card issuance market is the metal card substrate.
Offer your customers the flexibility to support the variety of metal cards out in the market with the best in personalization technologies.
Stand out with metal card personalization
The financial market is continuing to increase their interest in offering customers high-end, premium metal cards. Cardholders are increasingly commenting how much they prefer their metal cards.
With a variety of vendors and metal card substrates available, personalizing these cards can cause inefficiencies. Our answer to supporting metal card issuance is our metal card solution.
Big impact from little effort
Entrust’s metal card solution is built with MX System modularity, making it an easy-to-integrate, affordable addition for your card issuance program. It offers you the flexibility to support a wide variety of metal cards available and your customers’ metal card jobs with little change to your production.
Our metal card solution includes an input and output module, plus the service to evaluate and qualify your metal card stock.
Start supporting your customers’ metal card requests with our seamless integration and little change to your production. No need to learn new processes, use up production floor space, or acquire the hidden costs possible with stand-alone systems.
Meet metal card job requests seamlessly by adding the modules to your MX8100, MX6100 and MX2100 Systems. Built on MX Series modularity, this solution can be added simply and quickly.
Personalize metal cards on the same MX Series Systems you use for PVC and PC cards. Engineered to support a variety of metal cards available in the market.
Support increasing metal card demand by personalizing with your high-volume systems, saving on floor space, power, training time and technical support.
Trust our expertise to evaluate and qualify your metal card stock, to ensure that your cards can be properly handled and personalized.
About the Solution
Metal Card Input
The metal card input module feeds cards reliably into the system. A metal card input module can be installed in a system in conjunction with a standard (plastic) card input module to support both metal and plastic cards in a modular system.
- Optimized card picking technology to handle a variety of metal card substrates
- Tray capacity of up to 500 metal cards
Metal Card Output
The metal card output module is designed with three trays: two trays for good cards and one tray for rejected cards. Utilized in multi-purpose configurations, it allows metal cards to exit the system (helping reduce track wear) or configured at the end of a dedicated metal card system.
- Increase operator ease-of-use by adding an optional output monitor at the end of a system
- A pause/resume button at the card output module allows the operator to stop or restart the production without returning to the system controller
Note: All metal cards should be tested for compatibility
Metal Card Solution Options
- Purchase the Solution as part of a new Datacard® MX8100, MX6100 or MX2100 Card Issuance System
- Add to your existing Datacard® MX8100 or MX6100 Card Issuance Systems by purchasing a field upgrade
- Card Issuance Systems
- Card Delivery Systems
Move at the speed of change, using the ultimate issuance platform for large, high-volume card operations.
The Flagship: The world’s best-selling high volume card issuance system.
An affordable high-volume issuance solution with true modularity.
Inline delivery for MX9100 and MX8100 issuance systems.
Inline insertion for issuance systems equipped with MXD810 delivery systems.
Inline delivery for MX6100 and MX2100 issuance systems.
Inline insertion for issuance systems equipped with MXD610 delivery systems.
Inline delivery for MX2100 issuance systems.
Inline insertion for issuance systems equipped with MXD210 delivery systems.
Manage smart card personalization applications on a central server.
Custom applications that access and act on the production data of a Central Issuance system.
Automate tasks, reduce operator intervention, and streamline issuance operations.
Help secure credential issuance programs reach full production speed quickly.
Manage keys associated with data security, data preparation, and document issuance.
Seamless migration from magnetic stripe to EMV.
Validate EMV cards against Barnes scenarios during production.
Seamless migration from magnetic stripe to EMV for MULTOS cards.