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CONFIDEX INTROS BOLT-ON UHF RFID TAG WITH IMPINJ CHIP
- Aug 26, 2016 -

Confidex has introduced the X-Bolt, an ultra-high frequency (UHFRFID tag designed with high chemical resistance and 360 degrees reading performance for heavy industry manufacturing control applications. The X-Bolt has an X-shaped double-dipole antennawith circular polarization and supports the EPC Gen 2 and ISO 18000-6C specifications. It measures 19 millimeters in diameter, weighs 21 grams, and has a maximum read range of 2 meters (6.5 feet), the company says.

The tag is in the form of a coated steel alloy bolt with an M8 metric screw thread and manufactured according to the ISO 2768 Class C standard. Its embedded ceramic RFID inlay, protected with epoxy adhesive, is made with an Impinj Monza 4QT chip (upon special request, the X-Bolt can be made with the Impinj Monza 4E chip). It has an IP68 rating, resistant to water and chemicals including salt water (salinity 10 percent), motor oil, cutting and grinding fluids, siloxane-based antifoam agents and acetone. Under normal operating conditions, it has a life expectancy of 10 years, the company says.


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