Polymer banknotes are made by applying two layers of ink side of each side of the bank note excluding the space for creating OVD (optically variable device – a security feature that varies from country to country). After that the polymer is cut into sheets and then is printed on. The final stage of the polymer banknote creation is covering the note with very thing protective layer.
From the polymer film to the finished banknote, every aspect of the production contributes to make polymer banknotes a safer alternative to paper banknotes.
So who uses polymer banknotes?
Here’s a video detailing how many countries around the world use this kind of cash:
Polymer Banknotes of the World