RFID tags

Metalcraft to Launch New RFID Security Tag

Consumers tend to believe in the integrity of most of the people and products they come into contact with and use.

Occasionally, however, the integrity of a product is compromised by accident, sloth, or intent.

The discovery of such integrity breaches is what Metalcraft RFID security and authentication tags (often called tamper-resistant tags) are designed to do and designed to do efficiently.

For years, Metalcraft has offered barcode security tags with adhesive verification features to validate the integrity of products.


RFID Numbering Options

Customers for RFID tag technology will find numerous options when purchasing tags. Choices usually depend upon the cost, the application and the design requirements more so than esthetics. Materials, affixing methods, environments, sizes, and production times are considered while making the choice, as is numbering.


RFID Wristbands For Event Management

Whether an individual is hosting a music festival, purveying tickets at a water park, managing a multi-day, multi-session conference or orchestrating any other large group affair, choosing RFID wristbands can enhance the event on multiple levels.

In diverse ways, RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technology is emerging worldwide as the "in" thing in event management. Metalcraft is at the forefront of the surge.


What Are RFID Tags

It comes as no surprise, we humans are fallible. We forget what’s in our closets. We misplace our cell phones. We’d lose our heads if they weren’t attached!

Such fallibility is unfortunate in our personal lives, but it can be much worse for our companies.

But, then modern technology comes to the rescue.


7 Ways RFID Could Improve Work In Process For Conveyor Systems

The everyday WIP bugs of manufacturing and logistical commerce are real, everywhere, and anything but fun.

The little devils need to be banished. But how?

Enter RFID Work In Process technology. Using compatible software, RFID tags can relay real-time notifications and cause actions to take place to safeguard the manufacturing assets in your Work In Process.  

Hang Tags Get Better Using RFID

Hang Tag Composition

Take the RFID hang tag’s composition, for instance.  Most hang tags are made of some type of polymer, perhaps the usual polyester or, more rarely, polypropylene or polycarbonate. They are a bit fatter than the old tags.  According to ehow.com, the average thickness of a paperboard tags is 0.010 inches.  Polymer RFID hang tags are approximately 0.03 inches.

Construction of Passive RFID Tags

There are lots of different types of RFID tags (See Understanding the Different Types of RFID Tags) but a question we often answer is what makes up a RFID label?   In this post we attempt to answer this question and highlight the most common type of construction we see for passive rfid tags.

Passive RFID Tag & Label Parts

Most passive RFID tags are usually made of a few different parts:

  • The inlay (a microchip/antenna /polyester film combination)

RFID In Retail Can Boost Sales

RFID is not a fringe technology anymore: the statistics prove it. The boon it has become to retailers both online and in brick and mortar stores cannot be denied.

Mainly using UHF passive RFID tags, storefront marketers are beginning to breach the competition of online marketers. From manufacturing to a local floor purchase, management can now have complete visibility of its goods on the move.

This visibility enables timely replenishment of inventory on the shelf and accountability in recordkeeping, which helps make a brick and mortar offense possible.