CBS1 and CBS2 Paper Testing

Smithers Pira tests the physical characteristics of CBS1 and CBS2 papers and can issue a certificate of conformity for papers that meet the test criteria.

CBS1 is the clearing bank specification relating to paper used for printing cheques and debit vouchers.

The CBS1 specification is described in the Cheque and Credit Clearing Company (C&CCC, formally APACS) 3.1 standard. 

CBS2 is the specification described in the C&CCC 3.2 standard relating to paper used for printing credit vouchers.