Looking for the latest information on Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)? Or maybe you have questions on a specific application. Either way, the Metalcraft Asset Tracking Blog has got you covered. This valuable resource contains helpful articles and answers to questions posed by customers just like you trying to solve their toughest identifying and tracking problems.

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July 22, 2022

Basics of High Frequency (HF) RFID

There are three main frequency ranges for standard RFID systems. This article addresses high frequency (HF) RFID.
July 20, 2022

Can Golf Explain How To Select RFID Software?

A question I received all the time as an RFID engineer is – does sticking with one brand for all of your hardware have any benefit from an RF standpoint? To answer this, we are going to use my golf clubs - because it's what I had lying around the house and because it gets my point across.

July 20, 2022

Advantages of RFID

No line of sight needed and the ability to read multiple tags at once. These are only two of the many advantages to radio frequency identification, or RFID, technology. Read our article for more information on these as well as other advantages of RFID.
July 20, 2022

Breaking Down RFID Frequency

Let’s talk about frequency – what it is and why it's important. Frequency is the pitch at which RF waves operate. It's important to understand and regulate this; otherwise, there would be a lot of interference and poor performing RF devices out in the world. RFID frequency bands are typically measured in megahertz. The two most common are UHF or ultra-high frequency and HF, or high frequency. For simplicity’s sake we will focus only on UHF, which in RFID has a global range of 860 MHz to 960 MHz.

July 20, 2022

RFID Polarization Explained

Reading this article can save you thousands of dollars. Did that get your attention? It should. This article addresses a common mistake we’ve seen many companies and customers make when they go to purchase their RFID reader that literally cost them thousands of dollars in lost time and the wrong equipment.

July 20, 2022

Basics of RFID

Radio frequency identification, or RFID, is becoming more common for different types of applications in a variety of industries, but there are still a lot of questions surrounding RFID so we put together this article to provide some answers.
May 9, 2022

Your Guide To RFID Tags

Radio Frequency Identification can be used in any industry, but what are RFID tags and what specifically are they used for? We answer that and a whole lot more in the guide to RFID tags.
December 6, 2021

Celebrating RFID!

With RFID becoming such an integral part of our daily lives, we think it's time to have an official National RFID Day.
October 8, 2021

Top Questions to Ask When Deciding to Use an Integrator for your RFID System Installation

Knowing what to ask when looking for an integrator to implement your RFID system is important to a successful install.
August 12, 2021

Metalcraft launches Inlay Innovation for RFID inlay design, fabrication

Wholly owned subsidiary will meet growing demand for custom inlays.
May 5, 2021

Metalcraft's RFID Tags Tops In Industry Reports Study

University of Texas at Arlington study confirms that Metalcraft's tags will perform reliably and accurately with better than average readability.
April 9, 2021

Understanding the Different Types of RFID Tags

When choosing an RFID tag, it's important to understand the different types, their basic functions and that their use varies..