Whitepaper: Do Passive RFID Tags need Hazardous Area Certification?

This whitepaper looks at the latest hazardous area standards and technology to determine if passive RFID tags need to be hazardous area certified.

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Passive RFID tags can help businesses streamline inventory and maintenance processes. However, if deploying across hazardous areas it is important to understand what you can and can't do wit this technology. 

Radio signals are potential causes of explosions in hazardous areas. As such, the use of Radio
Frequency Identification, known as RFID, needs to be carefully considered.


What's covered?

  • The advantages of passive RFID tags over barcode systems
  • Types of RFID technology available
  • How passive RFID technology works
  • What the hazardous area standards specify
  • Examples of interpreting those standards
  • Who is responsible for assessing tags, and the process involved
  • A summary flowchart to show you exactly what you need for your application
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