RFID Label Encoder-Applicator also verifies tags.

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AlphaRFID encodes, verifies, and applies pressure-sensitive RFID smart labels to items on production or packaging line. If RFID tag cannot be verified, smart label is rejected before application and is retained on its liner. Unit applies smart labels up to 6 x 4.72 in., accurate to tolerance of ±0.04 in., via wipe-on method. System can be oriented to apply smart labels to tops or sides of cartons, trays, and bundles as they pass by via conveyor.



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Weber Introduces Exclusive Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Smart Label Encoder-Applicator



Arlington Heights, IL -Weber Marking Systems, Inc., has announced the availability of its exclusive AlphaRFID smart label encoder-applicator, a system that encodes, verifies and applies pressure-sensitive RFID smart labels to items on the production or packaging line. In addition, if an RFID tag embedded in a smart label cannot be verified, the smart label is rejected before application and is retained on its liner.

This system, available only from Weber, provides smart labeling that will help users meet the emerging RFID supply chain requirements of major retailers and government agencies.

As a smart label is unwound from its supply roll, an RFID reader transmits digital information to the thin, ultra-high frequency (UHF) tag that is embedded between the pressure-sensitive label material and its liner. That information immediately is verified by the system and, if the tag is non-compliant, the applicator automatically disengages and the faulty smart label is rewound onto the unit's take-up roll for subsequent disposition.

The AlphaRFID applies smart labels up to 4.72" wide and 6" long accurate to a tolerance of ±0.04" utilizing the wipe-on method. The system can be oriented to apply smart labels to the tops or sides of cartons, trays and bundles as they pass by via conveyor. Its powerful stepper motor helps provide reliable system control.

Options include tamp-blow application, various product and label sensors, warning/alert light array, and an adjustable stand. Weber provides a wide range of blank and preprinted RFID smart labels that meet existing and emerging Electronic Product Code (EPC) specifications.

For more information, contact Weber Marking Systems at 711 W. Algonquin Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-4457; phone 1.800.843.4242; e-mail info@webermarking.com; web www.webermarking.com.

Weber Marking Systems, Inc., is a leading worldwide innovator in the design, manufacture, and supply of high-performance labeling and coding products for the industrial marketplace. Weber provides the latest in systems, software, and media and supports them with direct sales, equipment service, and technical assistance. The company, with world headquarters in Arlington Heights, Ill., has sales offices and service locations throughout the United States, plus a prime label manufacturing subsidiary located in St. Petersburg, Florida. Weber also has operations in Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, France, Belgium, Denmark, Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, Australia, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Thailand, and Turkey. Additional details on Weber domestic and international capabilities and locations are available at www.webermarking.com.

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