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Austin Elling is the Director of Marketing at Metalcraft. Austin leads the Metalcraft in various marketing avenues including print, search, content and social media marketing.

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Case Study: Valley Chrome Improves Work In Process Using Universal Micro RFID Tag

Valley Chrome Plating improved its WIP operations by implementing the Universal Micro RFID tag from Metalcraft to track the chrome truck parts it manufactures.

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Choosing the Right RFID System

RFID helps to solve many of the problems that plague business: inventory control, asset misplacement, theft, absenteeism, inattentiveness, and breakdowns.  Having a RFID system in place to help fix these issues helps businesses better manage their operations and bolster profitability.

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Understanding Differences Between RFID Labels

With the variety of different types of RFID tags that are avaialble in the market today it can be confusing how RFID tags are different from one another.  In this article discover a few ways RFID tag and label manufacturers, including Metalcraft, segment their passive RFID tag offerings into identifiable and functional categories. 

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How Small RFID Tags Can Help Track Assets

Looking for a small rfid tag for you asset tagging application.  Checkout some of the options that are avaialble on the market. 

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Construction of Passive RFID Tags

There are lots of different types of RFID tags but a question we often answer is how RFID tags are constructed?   

In this post we attempt to answer this question and highlight the most common construction we see for passive rfid tags.

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The Viper - RFID Converting For Quick Lead Times

Vipers can strike in, somewhere, between 50 and 90 milliseconds. Commonly thought, humans blink in approximately 100 milliseconds.

According to Kyle Bermel, Metalcraft lead RFID engineer, the Viper label die cast converter-- Metalcraft’s high volume in-line converter--clips at 30 milliseconds. That’s about three clips in the tick of a clock. 

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Metal RFID Tags Becoming a Reality

What if you could have the durability of a metal asset tag with RFID technology?  

A few years ago this combination would have been thought impossible but Metalcraft, the leader in durable asset tags, has developed the metal RFID tag that fuses the strength and longevity of a metal asset tag with the technological power of RFID.

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