Difference between Premier and Premier Plus cards

Article ID: 76679649



Topic or Information

This solution is useful for

    All printer models.

    Media decisions and selections.

Applies To

Media Decisions and selections.  Includes information on the difference between Premier and Premier Plus cards.


Symptoms addressed by this solution include

    Cards warp / melt at laminator.

Premier vs. Premier Plus cards.

    Premier cards are solid PVC, available with or without magnetic stripe. Estimated life is 24 months with 3,000 duty cycles. These cards have medium flexibility and temperature durability.

    Premier Plus cards have a polyester core sandwiched on both sides with a PVC surface. Estimated life is 48-78 months depending on usage and wear. These cards have high flexibility and temperature durability. This is the recommended card for P520/P720/P640 models when the card is to be laminated.