Access Control with RFID

Specializing in solutions for permission to access…most anything!

When security and monitoring access are paramount, Metalcraft has the right solution for your access control needs. Depending on your application, we have a wide range of RFID and non-RFID solutions—from windshield tags, key fobs and wristbands to tamper evident labels, parking hang tags and DuraDestruct RFID tags, our durable materials and design allow for more security, and can even collect payment. Controlling vehicle access, one of our most used access control applications, can be a challenge. Eliminate the need for staff to stop for a card reader with our windshield tags, for example. Our easy-to-use, versatile access control products impact your positive ROI. Now, that’s ID Made Better®.  

Metalcraft's Destructible RFID Windshield Tags destruct upon removal from a windshield. Using strategically placed slits to aid in destruction these tags are virtually impossible to remove in one piece.

Metalcraft's RFID Race Timing Tag is a low profile RFID tag that easily adheres to race bibs and has great performance and sensitivity to track runners splits and times throughout the race. Each tag is customizable with your text and logo.

Produced with a digital printing process that provides photographic like image quality of detailed logos or special designs, Metalcraft's RFID Credential Tags and Name Badges are the perfect solution when you want your image to leave a lasting impression.

The Rearview Mirror Tag is an optimal choice for access control in parking lots, gated communities and anywhere vehicles come and go. The logo and bar codes are subsurface printed on thick polyester for durability and rigidity.

The Metalcraft RFID Windshield Tag utilizes passive RFID UHF technology offering a more economical option to active windshield tags available. Encased between thin layers of polyester, the specialized inlay doesn’t require a standoff to read either through or on a glass windshield.

Metalcraft's Onsite Printable RFID Windshield Tag offers an affordable option when you require a temporary tag that needs to be printed on-demand.

Metalcraft’s RFID Key Fobs are the ideal identification solution for personnel applications where the tag can be secured to a key chain, etc. Works great in conjunction with our other Access Control products, i.e. RFID Windshield Tags or Lanyard Badge, for a complete solution.


If you’re handling a concert or other event with lines of people awaiting access, use wristbands to quickly and efficiently manage crowd entry. More efficient than traditional ticket systems, each wristband features a durable adhesive-closure eliminating the ease of tampering and removal.

DuraDestruct Security RFID Tag's specialized construction for glass surfaces eliminates the transferability of the RFID tag and incorporates two levels of destructibility.

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RFID Vehicle Tracking Applications

When selecting or designing an RFID label for your vehicle tracking application ask yourself these questions. Will a passive tag work? Contrary to popular belief depending on required read range, RFID windshield tags will work for many vehicle tracking applications including access control for secured parking, gated communities, car washes, etc.

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5 Ways To Use RFID In The Age Of COVID-19

Whether it's access control, inventory control or even asset tracking, RFID can be a useful tool in the fight against COVID-19

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3 Ways To Use RFID For Vehicle Tracking

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Tamper Evident Labels: Reliably Secure Your Products

In 1982, the Chicago Tylenol murders occurred randomly because, after distribution, Tylenol bottles had been laced with potassium cyanide. Seven people died. The heinous tampering dramatically affected the labeling and marketing of products in the United States.

Before the murders, Tylenol held 35 percent of the over-the-counter pain reliever market; after the murders, they held less than 8 percent.

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Metalcraft, OGTech partner to improve access to gated community


The Cairo Metropolitan area, with a population more than 21 million, is the largest metropolitan area in the Arab world, second largest in Africa and sixth largest in the world. This dense population causes housing congestion within the capital city, an issue the local government looked to address by expanding residence to the outer suburbs and building new cities to better handle the congestion.

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