Image Processing

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

Creating Indexes

Once digitised, an index of drawings can be created using the drawing reference number, title, and issue number. This information can also be captured and extracted where cards contain Hollerith punch data.

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


Our flexible collection service operates nationwide with a team of dedicated couriers to ensure the security and safety of our customer’s material.


Using specialist micro media scanners we scan aperture cards and convert to high-quality digital images including PDF, TIFF, and Jpeg.

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We index drawings using numbers, titles and issue numbers. This indexing method can be applied to large volumes of work for ease when it comes to search and retrieval. 


The final data can be delivered to our customers via our secure download portal, USB stick/hard drive or an optical disk (CD/DVD).  

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Why Choose Pearl Scan?

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.