Life cycle testing and wear resistance of banknotes
A banknote is a highly complex product which has to fulfill numerous specific requirements in terms of security and wear resistance. Depending on the region, conditions can impact the life span of a banknote. Using standardised laboratory test methods, the life cycle of a banknote can be analysed and examined. This presentation will provide an overview of the general concept of life cycle testing on banknotes and will look in more detail at standardised test methods agreed by consensus which could be considered by industry.