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Suppliers of aperture cards and jackets

Aperture cards are available as Camera Cards already loaded with camera film or Copy cards with adhesive or a jacket into which a 35mm microfilm frame can be inserted, The body of the card can be coloured or printed as required. Other variations for multiple images are also available. Jackets are offered in a wide range of metric and imperial sizes but A6 is the norm, colour striping is available for indexing purposes.

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Wick & Wilson
Aperture cards:- Comprehensive range of camera/plotter aperture cards and copy cards fitted with blue or black diazo. Standard colours are buff for camera cards and salmon for copy cards. Bespoke in-house printing is available for all card

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Microfilm Shop
Aperture cards:- A range of camera and copy cards is available, plain or printed. The standard colour for Camera Cards is buff and copy cards are normally salmon but a choice of card colours is available. Camera cards are made to the 3M format with one 35mm aperture.
Jackets:- Laminated Jackets are offered in all popular sizes, clear or with a  wide range of header stripes.  Jackets can be indexed by colour, notch or bar code etc. Made using a gluing process that bonds the two halves of the jacket together using lengths of polyester hot melt glue. The hot melt is either used in its clear state to produce clear laminate jackets or dyed blue to produce blue laminate jackets. Both the blue and clear laminate jackets are offered in the metric size (105 x 148mm A6) and imperial size (103 x 152mm 6″ x 4″) in all formats. The Microfilm Shop can also supply 5 x 3″, aperture card size, 8 x 5″, 86 x 127mm, 76 x 127mm, 86 x 187mm, 128 x 101mm and 152 x 103mm jacket formats or special sizes as required. All the above jacket formats come with a translucent heading strip onto which the user can type/print indexing information relating to the microfilm contents of the jacket. The Microfilm Shop can pre-print jacket heading strips on request. Jackets can be made to almost any size or format to suit specific needs. Jackets can also be supplied attached to continuous stationery for index printing.
Polyester pocket cards:-  Available in aperture card or jacket sizes fitted with polyester "pockets" into which one or more frames of microfilm can be inserted.


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