Integrated Card Attaching

High-speed card attaching, for a variety of card applications and workflows

More and more cards are being sent through the mail each day, which is fueling the need for integrated card attaching solutions, for both direct and transactional mailers. BlueCrest offers a range of different workflow configurations that attach a wide variety of card types to carriers including, insurance cards, bank cards, gift cards, driver's licenses and more. This easy-to-use system can be configured to match your workflow, in either an input based or tip-on configuration. It enables mailers to confidently meet SLAs by attaching cards at speeds up to 24k cycles per hour, as well as add variable print, match & verify, insert, and seal, all in the same process.  

Bluecrest
Bluecrest
Flexibility
Flexibility
Multiple Workflows Available
Multiple Workflows Available
High Integrity Process
High Integrity Process
  • Modular system eliminates the need for a fully dedicated asset. Can be quickly converted to run non-card applications, or retrofitted to existing systems.
  • Attach and insert cards with input based inline systems, or with pre-folded material directly from the chassis. Multiple card placement options available.
  • Maintain accuracy and integrity of mailpiece with piece matching verification.

The integrated card attaching system is fully compatible with a range of BlueCrest inserters, allowing you to leverage existing skill sets of operators already familiar with BlueCrest technology.  Mailers looking to leverage existing assets and grow their business, can either choose between a new system or retrofit an existing inserter with a card attaching system.  The card attaching system can easily be rolled in / out for non-card applications, or used in passthrough mode for certain applications, enabling full use of the inserter.

Ideal for mailers who are looking to grow their business, consolidate workflows and reduce their total cost of ownership.  

Product Specifications

Compatible platforms:

Epic, Rival, Evolution, MPS, MSE, MSD

Speed:

Input folding inline  18K per hour

Chassis based -  24K per hour

Card placements: 

Up to 2 cards in variety of configurations on carrier

Integrity: 

Standard DC integrity tracking & auto resync on match error utilizing inline diverts

Glue type: 

Hot melt

Scanning: 

2D barcode, 1D barcode,  OCR, magstripe

Reconfigurable fold type:

Pre-fold, inline, half-fold, Z fold, C fold

Modular Design:

Roll-in and roll-out; configurable on site

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