SMARTRAC MAXDURA Ceramic UHF RFID Tag (5 x 5 mm)


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SMARTRAC MAXDURA Ceramic UHF RFID Tag (5 x 5 mm)

SMARTRAC MAXDURA Ceramic UHF RFID Tags are designed to embed into tiny indentations of metallic parts and components. These durable, hard tags achieve best read performance in metallic environments. The housing is made of ceramic, encased with durable black paint and fulfills ingress protection IP 68. Available in four sizes from 5 x 5 mm to 25 x 25 mm, MAXDURA Ceramic tags are well suited to tap the benefits of passive RFID for a wide-variety of industrial applications such as IT asset tracking, inventory control, as well as track and trace of small tools and manufacturing equipment.

Data Sheet — SMARTRAC MAXDURA Ceramic UHF RFID Tag (5 x 5 mm)


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Why buy this tag?

The SMARTRAC MAXDURA Ceramic UHF RFID Tag is a passive, battery-less transponder manufactured to embed into metallic parts and components. Equipped with the Alien Higgs-3 integrated circuit, these durable tags offer 512-bit user memory and a flexible read/write range depending on the reader.


  • Small form factor (5 x 5 mm).
  • Equipped with the Alien Higgs 3 IC chip.
  • Durable ceramic UHF RFID tag.
  • Housing made of ceramic, encased with durable black paint.
  • Ideal solution for space-restricted applications.
  • Read distance of 50-80 cm on metallic surfaces.
  • Common applications: industry, supply chain, and asset management.

Product Details

Air Interface Protocol:
EPC Class 1 Gen 2 (ISO 18000-6C)
Operating Frequency:
FCC (902-928 MHz), ETSI (865-868 MHz)
IC Type:
Alien Higgs 3
EPC 96 bit expandable up to 480 bits , User 512 bit, TID 64 bit
EPC Memory Content:
Unique, randomized number
Max Read Distance:
50-80 cm (on-metal)
Applicable Surface Materials:
Metallic surfaces
Tag Form Factor:
Hard tag
Tag Materials:
Ceramic with black paint
Attachment Method:
Adhesive backing
5 x 5 x 3 mm (0.2 x 0.2 x 0.1 in)
0.4 g
Operating Temperature:
-40° to +85°C (-40° to +185°F)