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aperture_cardsOur industry knowledge and experience has been gained over many decades. Our professional operations personnel and processes are well versed in microfilm technology and digital imaging. You may have microfilm files that contain vital information from years past, but is still critical to your operations today.

The Aperture card is based on the IBM punch card system and normally measures 187.32 x 82.55 mm. Generally the card contains one 35mmmicrofilm chip.

Aperture cards are commonly used for drawings from all engineering disciplines. Normally the title or other identifying information is keypunched into the aperture card and interpreted across the top. This data can be captured for indexing.

The size of the drawing is important. Should the user require to print the document in its original size, it must be scanned as such. If the requirement is only for viewing and it can be printed at a smaller size than the original.




  • Batch Production Scanning
  • Individual Image Enhancement
  • Image Brightness Adjustment
  • Image Cropping and De-skew
  • File Naming
  • Individual Image Quality Checking
  • Bi-tonal (mono) and Grey Scale

Scan on Demand Service; Datastor also offers to store your microforms and upon request, we can retrieve and scan your  microfilm data and e-mail the images to you.  Alternatively, the images can be exported directly into our hosted EDM solution for viewing on-line or your own document management system. read more

Output media: CD, DVD and all other standard media formats

Output formats: Group 4 TIFF, JPEG, PDF


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