Custom RFID Tags

RFID tags, labels, inlays, and sensors personalized and customized
to meet your exact specifications

Custom RFID tags are designed for RFID solutions to identify, count, locate, track and monitor assets in specialized environments and applications.

SERVICE BUREAU

Chose from a full range of customization services available to personalize off-the-shelf RFID tags, labels, inlays, and sensors.

  • Readable identifications - Serial numbers, text, custom colors, logos

  • Optical identifications - Barcodes, QR Codes

  • Encoding - Unique ID numbers, serialized or unserialized, written in the memory of the chip

RFID Labels are specifically designed to be personalized in the field, with the leading Industrial RFID printers from SATO, Zebra, Postek... able to print and encode at the same time, at scale.

Customized physical markings are available with various levels of durability to suit every use case:

  • Painting

  • Laser printing, for labels

  • Laser marking, for hard tags

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CUSTOM RFID TAGS

Get an RFID tag designed specifically for your system's application and deployment requirements.

 

Custom RFID Tags provide RFID solutions with process-specific performance and durability, with customizable features covering both the form factor and the expected RF performance.

Size, form factor, and material are some of the tag packaging parameters. The ability to perform well around metal, whether on metal, inside metal, or on any surface, is a key initial driver.
The expected method of attaching the tag to the asset will help define the overall design, with most Industrial RFID solutions relying on rivets, screws, adhesive, and welding, with or without a backplate. The same questions apply to RFID labels, with adhesive options varying with the nature of the substrate and the application environment.

With RFID chips available from reputable vendors (NXP, Impinj, Asygn, Alien...) in a variety of configurations, the RFID solution's required read range, accuracy, and user memory are all taken into consideration, in addition to the hardware (fixed and/or handheld readers, on-site printers and encoders, etc.) and software configuration, as well as the project's business rationale. Eventually, RF frequency ranges can be tailored to work with regional or global RAIN RFID frequencies. 

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HOW DO YOU CREATE AN RFID TAG?

Build your very own process-specific RFID solutions with Xerafy's full range of engineering services in RF technology, materials, and industrial asset tracking systems.

Xerafy enables you to build your RFID Solutions on the company's unrivaled reputation for high-quality and high-quality platforms for passive on-metal and off-metal RFID.

Each project is fully supported by Xerafy's broad expertise, which has been honed through the delivery of successful Industrial IoT and Digital Transformation projects, including:

  • Industrial RFID systems

  • Asset tracking technologies

  • Industries and applications

  • In-house engineering, manufacturing, quality, and sourcing capabilities

  • International project management

How to start? Explore our library of platforms available in our Product Guide and Back Catalog and speak with our Innovation Team to design your own Custom RFID tag.

Xerafy is the company behind some of the Industrial RFID market's most significant breakthroughs, including the World's smallest RFID, Most durable, High temperature, Long-range, Embeddable in metal.

Our RFID platforms offer the most advanced technologies available in the market to build tags and labels suited to your exact requirements: Form factors, sizes, materials, frequencies, memory, chips, encoding, attachment, markings, colors, branding.

Attachment, packaging, form factor: Xerafy’s own RFID tag design and manufacturing capabilities allow for unique customization capabilities, with guaranteed quality and cost advantages.

Our co-development approach ensures you start in no time and have full access to our expertise and engineering resources:

  • Application and process expertise 

  • RF design

  • Materials

  • Manufacturing

  • Sourcing and purchasing

Our Custom RFID Tags co-development approach ensures you start in no time with the support you need at every step of the process:

  1. KEY FEATURES - Identifying the application environment and the level of performance to be achieved allows for effective validation of the custom design's MVP

  2. FEASIBILITY - A technical and financial assessment provides the data required to finalize the business case and confirm the expected ROI

  3. PROTOTYPING - Incremental innovation to achieve the performance required

  4. DEPLOYMENT - Manufacturing, shipping, and full support throughout

WHAT IS RFID?

RFID (Radio-Frequency Identification) is a technology that uses electromagnetic fields to identify labels and tags attached to objects.


Passive RFID harvests the energy transmitted from an RFID reader. Active RFID, on the other hand, is powered by a battery, allowing for continuous wireless communications over long distances. In industrial applications, both passive and active RFID tags coexist. The latter is found mostly in RTLS (Real-Time Locating Systems) that are less sensitive to its heavier deployment costs.

Because most RFID systems use passive tags, the overall range performance is determined by the frequency used:

  • LF (Low Frequency, 125-134 KHz),

  • NFC/HF (Near-Field Communication / High Frequency, 13.56 MHz),

  • UHF (Ultra High Frequency, 865-960 MHz). 

Passive UHF Passive RFID has emerged as the de facto standard for industrial applications, owing to its low deployment costs, performance in the field, and the early efforts of the RAIN RFID consortium to develop global standards based on US, EU/EU2, and Global frequencies.

 

How do RFID Systems work? Industrial RFID Systems automate the tasks of identification, location, tracking and monitoring assets.

They use RF to overcome the limitations of barcodes, as the technology can read in bulk, in seconds, from a distance, and out of sight.

More specifically, an RFID System consists of a tiny radio transponder such as a tag or a label, a radio receiver, and an antenna to transmit the signal. When a reader scans a passive RFID tag, the chip receives enough electromagnetic energy to relay its ID and/or memory information back to the reader and onto the application software.

RF receivers can be fixed or handheld, with reputable suppliers including Impinj, TSL, Zebra, Chainway, Alien, Turck, Honeywell, among others.

 

The same equipment can be used to program each tag, for instance by encoding a specific identification number, while RFID labels will rely on RFID printers/encoders from SATO, Zebra, Printronix, Toshiba, Postek.