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Sentry Metal

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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.

Sample Metal RFID Tag Applications

  • Metal containers
  • Laboratory equipment management
  • Work in progress
  • Hospital asset management
  • Military assets

Industries Using the Sentry Metal

Sentry 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

Sentry Metal Specifications

Physical

  • Dimensions: 36.3mm X 10.9mm X 5.6mm (1.43” x 0.43” x 0.2”)
  • Use Case: On metal
  • Attachment: High-performance acrylic adhesive
  • Weight: 3.5 grams

Electrical/RF

  • Typical Read Range (fixed reader): 45 feet
  • Frequency: 860 – 928 MHz (European/US)
  • IC Platform: Alien Technology Higgs3
  • IC Memory: 96 bit EPC, 512-bit user memory

Environmental

  • 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 the Sentry Platform

Vizinex RFID’s Sentry™ line of high performance, cost-effective, and application-specific RFID tags are based on a printed circuit board platform. This well-established manufacturing process offers unsurpassed reliability and consistency in read range performance. At the core of the tag is a fiber-reinforced composite material that gives the Sentry its innate ruggedness. The innovative, patented tag design enables fast prototyping and affordable customization – essential to the expanding requirements of the RFID industry.

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