At the very heart of a banknote, facilitating every aspect of its functionality, is the paper it is printed on.

Cylinder Mould

A three-dimensional multi-tonal watermark giving beautiful clarity and high image definition.  One of the most publicly recognised and easily authenticated features of a banknote

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Electrotype

High contrast surface visible watermark that appears lighter and brighter in the sheet than its surrounding area

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Textmark™

Specialist watermarking technique that combines positive and negative (light and dark) elements within the watermark.

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Cornerstone® & Edgestone™

Specialist watermarking technique that reinforces the long edge and corners of a banknote to enhance banknote durability

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Platinum®

Specialist paper coating that improves the soiling resistance of banknote paper and improves both surface strength and durability

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Enigma®

A highly specialist level 3 / covert security feature that protects banknotes from the threat of mass of counterfeiting

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Fibres

Small fibres or silks can be combined into the sheet during production to become integrated into the furnish of paper

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