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In praise of RFID for asset management | Engineer Live

Radio frequency identification offers industry many options

From protecting valuable assets to protecting lives, radio frequency identification (RFID) has many different industrial applications.

Take the oil and gas sector, where everything from asset management to ensuring testing is up to date on safety equipment can be done with RFID.

Low and high frequency RFID are great for making sure the testing is up to date on safety equipment such as shackles and chains. Because low and high frequency RFID require close proximity to read the data, they are great to use where precision is key.

Nathan Bennett, Associate Product Project Manager at HellermannTyton, noted: “RFID tagging works in a similar way to barcoding but with some key differences. Barcodes can be easily damaged, rubbed off or hidden from the line of sight.

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Source: In praise of RFID for asset management | Engineer Live