Confidex Steelwave Classic™ RFID Tag



*Formerly sold under the product name: Carrier Tough II. This is the same great tag - just with a new name.*

Confidex Steelwave Classic™ RFID Tag

Confidex Steelwave Classic™ RFID Tags provide an effective solution for manufacturers, food processors, distributors or RTI pool owners to manage their assets in transit. The use of RFID tags provides better visibility and control over supply chains, improves security of goods during distribution, and enables automated logistics or lean manufacturing processes. These tags offer an easy-to-use solution for tagging various kinds of industrial assets or returnable transit items - like roll cages, pallets, plastic crates and totes. Due to its unique design, Carrier Tough II performs well both on metal surfaces as well as on other materials.

Data Sheet  Confidex Steelwave Classic™ RFID Tag


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Why buy this tag?

The Confidex Steelwave Classic™ RFID Tag is an ultra-thin, high-performing all surface RFID tag for returnable transit items or industrial assets. It has a highly durable background adhesive for harsh environments.


  • Designed for tracking various plastic containers.
  • Highly durable background adhesive.
  • Can be printed and encoded.
  • IP 68 rated.
  • Washable.
  • Thin structure.

Product Details

Air Interface Protocol:
EPCglobal UHF Class 1 Gen 2 (ISO 18000-6C)
Operating Frequency:
FCC (902-928 MHz), ETSI (865-869 MHz)
IC Type:
Impinj Monza 4QT™
EPC 128 bits, User 512 bits, TID 96 bits
EPC Memory Content:
Unique number encoded as default
Max Read Distance - On Metal:
Up to 12 m (40 ft)
Max Read Distance - On Other Materials:
Up to 11 m (36 ft)
Applicable Surface Materials:
All surfaces
Tag Form Factor:
Label encased in hard tag
Tag Materials:
High quality engineering plastics
Recommended Ribbon:
Full Resin
Attachment Method:
High performance acrylic adhesive specifically for metal and painted metal surfaces
115 x 30 x 3.9 mm (4.53 x 1.18 x 0.15 in)
12 g
Operating Temperature:
-35° to +85°C (-31° to +185°F)

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