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1. (WO2001003951) SECURITY DOCUMENT WITH RAISED INTAGLIO PRINTED IMAGE

Pub. No.:    WO/2001/003951    International Application No.:    PCT/AU2000/000810
Publication Date: Fri Jan 19 00:59:59 CET 2001 International Filing Date: Thu Jul 06 01:59:59 CEST 2000
IPC: B41M 3/14
B42D 15/00
Applicants: NOTE PRINTING AUSTRALIA LIMITED
NEMETH, Joshua
Inventors: NEMETH, Joshua
Title: SECURITY DOCUMENT WITH RAISED INTAGLIO PRINTED IMAGE
Abstract:
A security document or other device including a substrate (2), a smooth highly reflective layer (1) applied thereto and having a reflectivity of at least 60 gloss units, and a raised printed image (3) applied to said reflective layer by a printing process such as the gravure process, the raised printed image having a height of at least 10 microns and being printed using a translucent ink having a large value of 85 to 95, as measured on an XL 211Hazegard haze measuring instrument, which render it substantially transparent or translucent while causing scattering of the light reflectance and transmittance in at least a partially specular manner. A method of producing a document is also disclosed.