SkyRFID Inc. has announced a range of ceramic RFID inlay tags intended for mounting on or in metal. The new line, which consists of eight different UHF Gen 2 tags, offers read ranges from two meters to more than six meters, and temperature ranges of up to 200 °C.
Among the new offerings is a 5.5 mm x 9 mm x 3 mm tag that can be fastened to a metal object using the attached self-adhesive tape strip on the back of the tag. This tag, the smallest of the new line, has a read distance of two meters and handles temperatures from -40° C through 150°C.
Also part of the new line is a “mount in metal” high temperature tag, with a form factor of 21 mm X 17 mm x 2 mm and a temperature tolerance of up to 200°C or 392 °F. It provides a read distance of up to one meter and is intended for applications including metallic mould management, asset management and product identification.