Banknote Paper Security

Security Threads

Security threads are a reliable security feature that have become a widely-recognised pillar of counterfeit protection for banknotes and other documents worldwide. While providing authentication on both overt and covert levels, threads often offer higher security than applied foils as they are integrated directly into the substrate as part of the complicated and highly technical paper-making process which lies at the very origins of making any security document. Threads are widely used in banknotes, but are also increasingly becoming part of other security documents such as tax stamps, forms and certificates.

Andrews & Wykeham supply banknote and security threads (0.5 mm – 4 mm wide) of the following types: