PearlScan

Aperture Card Scanning Service convert aperture card drawings to TIFF, PDF or editable CAD format

Collection

We provide flexible national collection service via our dedicated drivers and couriers, ensuring security and safety of our client’s material.

Scanning

Aperture cards are scanned using our specialist scanners which produce high quality and optimised digital images in PDF, TIFF and Jpeg formats.

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Indexing

Typically the digital files are indexed by the drawing number, title, issue no. revision no., etc. For large volumes, we can also supply a database/Excel spreadsheet for easy search & retrieval.

Delivery

Once scanned and processed, the digital data can be transferred to our clients via our secure and encrypted FTP download portal, USB or an optical disc.

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Reasons to Digitise Aperture Cards

  • Aperture card reader printers are a thing of the past which often breakdown and not easy to maintain as this technology is almost redundant and costly.
  • We can scan and convert your aperture cards to easy to use digital images, so you do not need to use old reader printers or copiers to view and produce low quality prints and copies of the drawings.
  • Aperture cards are scanned using specialist scanners to produce high quality digital output enabling easy and improved access to required information.

Image Processing

Specialist microfilm media scanners, coupled with advanced image capture and process technology are used to convert historical drawings held on aperture cards to high quality master digital images. Post-scan image processing can also be applied to further enhance and optimised scanned images, this include removal of block boards, cropping and de-skewing of images.

Creating Indexes

Once digitised an index of drawings can be created by capturing the required information either from the aperture card or the drawings e.g. drawing reference number, drawing title, issue number, etc. as well as this information can also be captured and extracted where cards contain Hollerith punch data.

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Why Choose Pearl Scan?

Audits

In conjunction with the EN BS ISO 9001:2005, 27001, 14001 and in-house implemented quality, security and compliance procedures allow us to deliver peace of mind scanning services to our client. We are an approved document scanning and data capture scanning service provider to many reputable health, education, manufacturing, financial, logistics etc. organisations.

    ISO 9001 Registered         ISO 14001 Registered         ISO 27001 Registered         Investors In People         PCI Compliant         Member of IRM     

Experience

Founded in 2003, with almost 15 years of valuable knowledge and expertise in delivering successful document scanning and data capture services through the UK to some of the most reputable and globally known organisations.

Security

We operate from a custom built document scanning and data capture centre, which is built around security, safety and confidentiality. The site is monitored 24hours a day by security and CCTV systems.

Innovation

The document scanning and data capture bureau is equipped with the state-of-the-art dedicated document, Microfilm media, Books and Large Format Plans scanning and capture technology; catering for a wide range of document types and sizes making us a one-stop service provider for scanning and digital conversion needs . We continually invest in our staff training and latest technology to ensure that we are delivering quality and innovations at all times.

Scalability

Pearl Scan Group has the infrastructure to provide quick turnaround for urgent document scanning needs to taking on a large volume scanning and conversion of documents, microfilm media, books etc. projects. Our document scanning and data capture service centre always run at 80% of its productivity allowing 20% space and resources for on-demand, ad-hock projects.