GAO RFID offers a selection of Hazardous Environment Atmospheres Explosives (ATEX) compliant RFID tags. These devices have different protocols that enable the product to be suitable for industrial environments. As stipulated by the 2003 European mandate, these tags have being test under harsh environments and have being certified to be a safe equipment to be used in combination with explosives or explosive gases. The hazardous environment ATEX tags compile diverse protocols that offer ultra-high frequency; compact form factors, optimized read ranges and safety for potentially explosive environments. The tags are available in different operating frequencies such as 860-930 MHz Exo 705, 868MHz or 920 MHz and 433.92 MHz. Additionally these devices are certified and support various protocols like RoHS, CE (EN 300 220-1, -3; EN 301 489-1, -3; EN 60950), ATEX Zone 0 and ICEPEX standards, US & Canada (C1D1/D2). Built with premium materials such as ABS, the tags provide exceptional trustworthiness for both indoors and outdoors functionality. RFID tags of this kind have a long read range that varies depending on the product and can reach up to 492’ (150m). Some additional features, depending on the tag include omni directional antenna that allows to be read from all directions, ultra low power consumption to optimize durability and anti-tamper alert option and motion sensor option that provides notifications if the asset is being moved or if there is an attempt to remove the tag.
The Hazardous Environment (ATEX) RFID tags are suitable for industrial environments. Most of the tags are mainly use in the oil and gas industry, mining, use on metal, indoor use, outdoor use, personnel management, chemical plants and oil rigs. Other uses include asset management such as laptop tracking, shelf edge retail and warehouse location, automotive parts and components tracking and tool tracking.