High tech in mold watermark

"There is an enormous amount ofinterest in anti-counterfeiting technology for plastic products. We atthe University of Warwick are working on several processes to preventplastic components being copied and this 'in mould' process is thefirst of them to be developed for use."

The watermark is created as an intrinsic part of the plasticproduct as it is being moulded. It would require very detailedtechnical knowledge and equipment to even attempt to replicate thewatermark process.

Professor Smith expects that the new technology will be ofsignificant interest to a range of manufacturer’s products such as DVDs and other discs in the entertainment and computing markets to plasticcontainers used by a range of consumer industries.

Source: physorg.comAdded: 17 April 2008