History of RFID

In 1946 Léon Theremin invented an espionage tool for the Soviet Union which retransmitted incident radio waves with audio information. Sound waves vibrated a diaphragm which slightly altered the shape of the resonator, which modulated the reflected radio frequency. Even

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RFID

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  Radio Frequency Identification Labels RFID is an automatic identification method, relying on storing and remotely retrieving data using devices called RFID tags or transponders. An RFID tag is an object that can be applied to or incorporated into a

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Labels 101

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A pressure sensitive label is constructed of three basic elements: Facestock, Adhesive & Liner. All three should be considered when choosing a label for your application. Some applications can also call for a topcoat/laminate or an RFID Inlay    

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Facestock

The “label stock” is the carrier which is commonly coated on one side with adhesive and usually printed on the other side. Label stocks can be a wide variety of papers, films, fabric, foils, etc. Common types of facestock: Puffy

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Adhesives

Pressure Sensitive Adhesives Pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA, self adhesive, self stick adhesive) is adhesive which forms a bond when pressure is applied to marry the adhesive with the adherent. No solvent, water, or heat is needed to activate the adhesive.As

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Liner

Liner Backing. Liner lining.  The portion of the label that receives the release coating.  Prior to application, it protects the adhesive and provides support for the facestock during the die cutting operation and allows the label to be transported to

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Datamax Printers

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  The Datamax E-Class Family is designed to be the printer of choice when value, performance and features are the primary printer requirements. The E-Class Family consists of the E-4204 and E-4304 printers.  E-Class printers are capable of printing a

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IIMAK Ribbons

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  General Purpose Wax Ribbons   Benefits: Deep, dark bar codes, text and graphics Easy to use, no printer adjustment needed Unbeatable performance at high speeds Prints on a wide range of stocks Good durability Anti-static- ideal for RFID Unique

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What is RFID

What is RFID? Radio-frequency identification (RFID) is an automatic identification method, relying on storing and remotely retrieving data using devices called RFID tags or transponders. The technology requires some extent of cooperation of an RFID reader and an RFID tag.

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