Patent Number: 6,165,696

Title: Process for applying marks letterings and structures on the surface of an identity card or a different card

Abstract: A process for applying marks, letterings and/or structures on the surface of a card, comprising the steps of applying varnish that includes a photo-initiator and/or color printing ink that includes a photo-initiator on the surface of the card; and before the entire hardening of the varnish and/or the color printing ink, exposing the varnish and/or color printing ink in selected areas that define shapes of the marks, letterings and/or structures to ultraviolet light so that the degree of shine in the selected areas changes relative to surrounding areas.

Inventors: Fischer; Dirk (Paderborn, DE)

Assignee: Orga Kartensysteme GmbH

International Classification: B41M 7/00 (20060101); G03F 007/20 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017