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Technology and Production

Company production activities are supported by a huge amount of manual procedures. These procedures can be fully considered as part of the real and traditional Handicraft.
For this reason Cartesio Fullcard can be proud of its Artistic Handicraft award, certified by a selected board through accurate tests.
Artistic Handicraft activities are distinguished by manual manufacturing performed by high skilled professionals also helped by machinery definitely excluding serial manufacturing procedures.




Cartesio Fullcard technical and graphic department offers a design and graphic layout setting service using professional software.
With these tools Cartesio Fullcard is capable to develop graphic proposals, 3D and prototypes closer to what the final product will be.
In steady contact with the customer, Cartesio Fullcard studies, develops, faces and solves different problems to turn into reality customer’s ideas.
This is a huge strongpoint that allows the continuous R&D, always facing new challenges, overcoming limits and searching for new materials and production techniques  to keep the originality that since 1987 is the main feature in Cartesio Fullcard manufacturing.




Thanks to the ESKO KONGSBERG XL20 (work top sizes: 1680×1270 mm) and ESKO KONGSBERG XP44 (work top sizes: 2210×3200 mm) Cartesio Fullcard has the possibility tocut, fold and mill rigid materials such as Plexiglas, MDF, Foam, Dibond, Re-board and all type of cardboard up to 5cm thickness.
This technology allows realizing all kinds of shape and developing a lot of different type of paper and cardboard, optimizing the production, and avoiding the creation of expensive and specific moulds, for quantities up to 400/500 units.


Cartesio Fullcard is equipped with the printing plotter HP Latex 560, with ecological latex technology, opening 162 cm, studied and developed by HP. This technology allows, using a single plotter, to print on different materials and still obtain the highest quality standard available, both for interior and exterior, respecting the environment and saving a huge quantity of energy.
In addition Cartesio Fullcard uses the new EPSON STYLUS PRO 4900 printing plotter (opening 42 cm) to realize FOGRA certified Color proofs and the EPSON STYLUS PRO 9700 plotter with a 110 cm opening.
Cartesio Fullcard is also equipped with a laser print OKI C911 who enables high quality  print on glossy paper, films and waterproof paper up to 360 g/m2.




Cartesio Fullcard widened its offer with professional printing plooter  HP SCITEX FB550 (163 cm opening) who enables high quality print output on almost every surface (both rigid and flexible) up to 64mm thickness. The use of white ink enables printing on dark and black surfaces.


Cartesio Fullcard is equipped with a new professional calender with double rewind liner for very professional use. It can do both cold and hot manufacturing. 160 cm opening, maximum thickness 45 mm.


Particular care andattention is given to the realization of projects with heat lamination (with gold, silver etc.) even on large format and objects already bounded in paperboard, in order to achieve, in this case, a better and more visible final effect.
Once the block print is ready, it will be possible to select from a large variety of lamination colours, or apply the so-called ‘dry printing”, to etch logos and text without any further lamination.



In order to give to our customers a customized end product, Cartesio Fullcard is equipped with a Buffer Printer to directly print tile samples.


Cartesio Fullcard provides a tile samples cutting service from every tile size.



Some of the various processes made in house are:
• coupling of paper and cardboard, both manual and automatic, with lines completed with end paper, up to70x140 and 100×140;
• creasing;
• assembling of eye-bolts;
• assembling of 3-rings mechanisms;
• moulding and binding of boxes;
• application of metal and non metal minutia, such as handles, laces, stripes, magnets etc.;
• tile samples application;
• single wrap packing.






Cartesio Fullcard has an in-house fully furbished photographic set, dedicated to those customers who want to photograph the merchandise, samples and finishes of their materials, in a detailed, professional way.
The direct handling and control of all documentation phases, coordinated with the customer, allows Cartesio Fullcard to optimize times and costs for small to medium size objects. For bigger items the continuous collaboration with outside photographic studios grants the same level of service and quality.