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Card Testing International - Your Independent ISO/IEC 17025 Card Testing Laboratory

Specialists in compliance & quality assurance testing of financial, transport & identification cards

  • World's largest range of ISO/IEC 17025 accredited electro-physical tests
  • Over 20 years as a global ISO/IEC, VISA, MasterCard, Bank & Government Auditing Authority
  • An official guardian of the world's ISO/IEC Magnetic Stripe Standard
  • Specialists in: reducing reissuance, personalisation monitoring, batch acceptance

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Get your card batch certification in days!

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How long is a card is likely to last once it’s issued?

The ISO/IEC 24789 Card Service Life Standard evaluation regime sees how your cards measure up against current card industry expectations.

Find out if your cards will last until their expiry date

testing_focusStandard: ISO/IEC 7810 Identification cards — Physical characteristics

Type of test: durability compliance

Purpose: Measures bond strength of clear plastic overlay affixed to most card products

Significance: Cards that have overlays with weak Peel Strength are prone to delamination before their expiry date. This can have the detrimental effect of lowering the value of the Card Issuer's brand, as well as the possibility of causing transport problems within automated card processing equipment.

CTI can perform this test which is a step toward helping you ensure your cards last their period of issuance, and are in a position to test your cards today! Contact us for further information, and we would also be happy to provide you with a Quotation.