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Sentry Metal

Dimensions: 1.43” x 0.43” x 0.2”

Tag Overview

Product Number: AST1-020-0001

Ideal for high-value metal assets, the Sentry Metal RFID tag provides impressive read distances coupled with optimum durability.

The Sentry Metal RFID tag solution covers just 0.6 square inches, yet still delivers an impressive read range of 12-15 feet when mounted directly on metal. Its excellent performance-to-size ratio makes it a reliable RFID solution for tagging production components, hospital equipment or manufacturing or IT assets.

Thanks to its superior durability, the Sentry Metal RFID tag is ideal for the full range of office, manufacturing and warehouse environments.

Industries & Applications

Sample Sentry Metal Tag Applications
  • Metal containers
  • Laboratory equipment management
  • Work in progress
  • Hospital asset management
  • Military assets
Industries Using the Metal

Features & Benefits

  • Read distances of 12-15 feet on metal surfaces
  • High-performance acrylic adhesive
  • Small footprint providing excellent performance-to-size ratio
  • Additional data storage: 96-bit EPC memory plus 512-bit user memory
  • Inherently durable for use in warehouse and manufacturing environments


  • Dimensions: 1.43” x 0.43” x 0.2” (36.3mm X 10.9mm X 5.6mm)
  • Use Case: On metal
  • Attachment: High-performance acrylic adhesive
  • Weight: 3.5 grams
  • Typical Read Range: 12 – 15 feet
  • Frequency: 860 – 928 MHz (European/US)
  • IC Platform: Alien Technology Higgs3
  • IC Memory: 96 bit EPC, 512-bit user memory


  • Classification: IP67
  • Operating Temperature: -50°C to +85°C (-58°F to +185°F)
  • Temperature Tolerance: -50° C to +185° C (-58°F to +365°F)*
  • Steel Ball Drop Test: 18” drop with 1” diameter steel ball

*Vizinex tags survive hundreds of cycles of exposure to temperatures in the tolerance range. Vizinex tags can survive limited exposure to higher or lower temperatures. Call for more information.

Part Number
  • AST1-020-0001

About Vizinex RFID

Vizinex RFID, headquartered in Bethlehem, PA, designs and manufactures RFID tags for diverse asset tracking applications from rugged environments in the oil industry, to medical devices requiring repeated sterilization, to long-range vehicle tracking. With prototyping and manufacturing located in the U.S., our time from concept to delivery is unmatched. Vizinex RFID maintains a tradition of innovation, superior functionality and outstanding customer support, allowing us to deliver RFID … the way you imagined.