Top 10 Tips for Optimal RFID Smart Label Success

Zebra Technologies offers advice for companies seeking to optimize printing, encoding of "smart" radio frequency identification labels


Zebra Technologies offers advice for companies seeking to optimize printing, encoding of "smart" radio frequency identification labels





Select the appropriate tag type for your printer/encoder

Pre-test small batches of RFID labels before volume purchasing

Store RFID labels at proper temperatures

Educate for label printing success

Calibrate to ensure the printer/encoder will accurately program tags

Avoid foil and metal-based media

Watch for liquids

Keep RFID equipment separated

Use printer-management software to alert for persistent problems

Place smart labels in optimal read positions on cases and pallets




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