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DuraDestruct RFID Tags - Plastic

Features

  • Ideal for security and tamper proof RFID applications
  • Deters transferability as tag is rendered useless upon removal
  • Provides additional levels of security for RFID anti theft and RFID protection systems
  • Perfect for plastic bins, totes, tubs and crates
  • Read range up to 40’ on plastic
  • Custom printing available
  • Patented product design
  • Compatible with RFID Tracking Software

The unique design of the DuraDestruct RFID Security Tag prevents the RFID tag from being transferred and includes two stages of destructibility. If an attempt is made to detach the tag, the RFID antenna structure fractures into individual parts, reducing the tag's read range to just a few inches. The part that remains attached will literally crumble to pieces if someone tries to pry it off the object.

What is an RFID security tag?

RFID security tags are electronic devices equipped with RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technology designed to enhance security measures in various environments, notably in retail settings. These tags are typically attached to merchandise and contain an RFID chip and antenna, enclosed within a housing. When within range of an RFID reader or antenna, these tags transmit a unique identifier wirelessly, allowing for the tracking and management of inventory.

RFID security tags come in various forms, including hard tags, soft tags, ink tags, and RFID labels. They serve as a visible deterrent against theft, provide real-time tracking and monitoring of merchandise, and contribute to inventory visibility and accuracy. By leveraging RFID technology, security RFID tags offer an efficient and effective solution for theft prevention and asset protection in retail and other industries.

What does an RFID security tag do?

RFID security tags are typically attached to merchandise and contain an RFID chip and antenna within a housing. When within range of an RFID reader or antenna, these tags transmit a unique identifier wirelessly, facilitating real-time tracking and monitoring of inventory. Security RFID tags serve as a visible deterrent against theft, providing a means to identify and track stolen merchandise.

Additionally, they contribute to inventory visibility and accuracy, aiding in stock management and loss prevention efforts. Overall, security RFID tags play a crucial role in theft prevention and asset protection by leveraging RFID technology to enhance security measures and safeguard valuable assets in retail and other industries.

Do RFID tags prevent theft?

RFID tags play a significant role in theft prevention by enhancing security measures in various environments, particularly in retail settings. While RFID tags alone may not completely prevent theft, they serve as a crucial deterrent and aid in tracking stolen merchandise. RFID security tags, such as hard tags, soft tags, and ink tags, are typically attached to merchandise and contain an RFID chip and antenna. These tags transmit a unique identifier wirelessly to an RFID reader or antenna, enabling real-time tracking and monitoring of inventory.

The visibility provided by RFID technology helps deter theft by increasing the likelihood of detection and recovery. Additionally, the presence of RFID tags can discourage potential thieves from attempting theft, as they know the merchandise is traceable and may be more easily identified if stolen. Overall, while RFID tags may not completely eliminate theft, they significantly contribute to theft prevention efforts and aid in the protection of assets in retail and other industries.

What is the effectiveness of security RFID tags?

The effectiveness of security RFID tags lies in their ability to deter theft, enhance inventory management, and improve overall security measures. By attaching RFID tags to merchandise, retailers can track and monitor inventory in real-time, reducing shrinkage and loss due to theft. The visible presence of RFID tags serves as a deterrent to potential thieves, who are aware that the merchandise is traceable and may be easily identified if stolen.

Additionally, RFID technology allows for efficient inventory management, enabling retailers to optimize stock levels, improve replenishment processes, and enhance the customer shopping experience. Overall, the implementation of security RFID tags contributes to a more secure and efficient retail environment, helping to protect valuable assets and minimize losses due to theft.

Specifications Data
MaterialPolyester
SerializationBar code and human-readable equivalent are produced using the latest high-resolution digital technology available, which provides excellent clarity and easy scanning. Code 39 is the standard symbology with a range of 2.7 to 5.4 CPI (characters per inch). Optional symbology is Code 128.
Label CopyThe label copy may include block type, stylized type, logos or other designs
ColorsStandard colors include black, red, yellow, green, dark blue, orange, purple or blue. Custom spot colors are also available at no additional charge. Due to contrast needed for the bar code scanner, all bar codes are black.
Standard AdhesivePressure-sensitive acrylic adhesive
Frequency RangeWorldwide UHF RFID Operation (840 – 960 MHz)
Sizes4" x 1"
PackagingProduced and shipped in roll form
Destructive Test Data
Chemical Test Summary
Samples applied to glass panels, allowed to wet out for 72 hours, immersed in chemicals below at ambient room temperature conditions. Inlays in all samples still reading after 48 hours of exposure.
Key: NE = No effect; AO = adhesive ooze; PE = print erosion under laminate
Chemical Test Data
WaterSalt Water 5% NaCIBathroom CleanerGlass Cleaner Windex Commercial LineIsopropanol 99%Brake Fluid DOT 3AcetoneDiesel FuelNitric Acid pH 1.0 =/- 0.01Hydrochloric Acid pH 1.0 =/- 0.01Sodium Hydroxide pH 12.0 =/- 0.01
2 hoursNENENENEAOAOAOAONENENE
24 hoursNENENENEAOAOAOAONENENE
48 hoursNENENEPEAOAOAOAONENENE
Temperature Test Summary
Samples applied to glass panels at ambient room temperature conditions, sit for 72 hours, then placed in freezer set to -40F for 24 hours. All inlays reading prior to removal from the freezer, all tags still destructible prior to removal from the freezer. Samples then exposed to each temperature noted below for 1 hour. All tags still destructible while at 200F. Inlays quit reading after exposure to 400F. Key:
NE = no effect; TD = Sample materials discolored; TP = Sample print degradation; TM = Tag melted/destroyed; SS = sample shrinking; adhesive ooze at edges
Temperature Test Data
200°250°300°350°400°450°500°
NENENESSTD, SSTP, TD, SSTM
Read Range Test Data
DuraDestruct Voyanic Anechoic Chamber test results
SubstrateETSIFCC
Windshield glass28.6834.7
Tempered glass2730.25
Polypropylene45.9840.36
HDPE37.550.5
Wood30.529.5
Corrugated Paper42.547.5
Barcode Readability Test Data
Abrasion Test Data
Label Adhesion Test Data
Pull Test Data

  

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