AD-173u8 | Avery Dennison | RFID


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UHF RFID Inlay: AD-173u8


AD-380iM inlays
Dimensions: 1.063 x 0.551 in [27 x 14 mm]
Operating Frequency: Global (860—960 MHz)
RF Protocol: ISO/IEC 18000-63, Type C
EPC Memory: 128 bit
TID Memory: 96 bit, Tag IDentifier (TID) factory locked

Part Number

Format SmartFace™ Label
Antenna dimensions (CDxMD) 1.063 x 0.551 in [27 x 14 mm]
Die-cut dimensions 1.2 x 0.7 in [30.48 x 17.78 mm]
Inlay substrate material 5pt Integrity
Inlay-to-liner adhesive General Purpose
Liner material 40# Paper
Face sheet N/A
Standard pitch 1.5 in [38.1 mm]
Standard web width 1.45 in [36.83 mm]
Total thickness over chip 14.5-16.5 mils (368.3-419.1 microns)
Operating temperature -40 to 185 F [-40 to 85 C]
RoHS EU Directive 2011/65/EU Compliant and 2015/863 Compliant
Quality assurance Compliant 100% read tested with
out-of-tolerance inlay marked
Un-wind direction LBL-Side Out
Core size
with adaptor insert
3 in [76.2 mm]
Maximum roll outer
diameter (not to exceed)
8 in [203.2 mm]
Average # of units per roll 3,700 +/- 10%
Rev 00


AD-173u8 UHF RFID Datasheet

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AD-173u8 Application Notes

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Avery Dennison Intelligent Labels Digital Portfolio

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CARE AND HANDLING: RFID inlays are sensitive to ESD. Observe standard industry practices relating to electronics/RFID to keep environmental impact and static charge to a minimum.

APPLICATIONS: This product should be tested by the customer/ user thoroughly under end use conditions to ensure the product meets the particular requirements. Avery Dennison does not represent that this product is fit for any particular purpose or use.

WARRANTY: Please refer to Avery Dennison RFID standard terms and conditions.

PRODUCT INFORMATION: Avery Dennison reserves the right to modify, change, supplement or discontinue product offerings at any time without notice. The information contained herein is believed to be reliable but Avery Dennison makes no representation concerning the accuracy or correctness of the data.

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*RAIN RFID is a global alliance promoting the universal adoption of UHF RFID technology. RAIN uses the GS1 UHF Gen2 protocol which ISO/IEC has standardized as 18000-63. Learn more about RAIN RFID here.

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