The types of protective features
In general, there are three types of protections feature classified according to the application: Those which can be implemented into the graphics, in the mass of the paper, or those which can be applied during the printing process. Combining these features provides near-perfect protection for any document.
The protective features in more detail
The most common and the most cost-effective way to secure a document is by implementing the protective element into document graphics. There are several options which can be used separately or in combination depending on the level of protection required.
Implementing protective features directly into the mass of the paper takes place during the production of the paper. There are two types of protection.
The final option to protect a document is to apply the protective features during the printing process. This is probably the most versatile protection option.