- Control tools
As an independent test laboratory Ugra is partner of paper mills in the area of security papers. We test the quality of specialty papers and their compliance with the stringent requirements of central banks. The specified properties within narrow tolerances serve the protection against counterfeiting and ensure a long life of the security documents.
When checking banknotes the life time of the banknotes as well as the functionality of the security features matters in particular. In our laboratory we can perform stress tests under controlled conditions and simulate and predict the life time of banknotes. Meaningful expertises help our customers to continually improve its products and adapt to changing demands.
Identity cards and passports have to meet stringent safety requirements in the age of globalized travel and increasing migration. For this Ugra checks the quality of the individual components as well as the life time of the entire product.
All mentioned test methods can be also performed acc. to TAPPI standards. Further test methods on request.
Further test methods on request.
Further chemical test on request.
Ugra welcomes the efforts to prevent corruption, to improve compliance with anti-trust law within the banknote industry and supports the overall objectives of the Banknote Ethics Initiative.