Mechanical Card Testing

Mechanical card testing is a vital part of card issuance. Understanding the cards limits and component weaknesses allows you to identify and address potential issues with card production. Q-Card is an ISO 17025 accredited lab, which includes several mechanical tests as part of our scope of accreditation.

  • Opacity
  • Peel Strength
  • 3 Wheel Test
  • Dimensions of Cards
  • Adhesion and Blocking
  • Bending Stiffness
  • Dynamic Bending Stress
  • Dynamic Torsional Stress
  • Magnetic Stripe Warpage
  • Magnetic Stripe Adhesion
  • Surface Roughness of the Magnetic Stripe
  • Surface Profile of Magnetic Stripe