What are Data Matrix Code Labels

datamatrix codesData Matrix code is a 2D type of code used mostly by industry for marking small parts due to its small size coupled with its high reliability.

These 2D codes can be read from any angle and even if the code image is damage by up to as much as 30% it can still be read.

What do Data Matrix Codes look like?

Data matrix codes are made up of square light and dark blocks with matrix dimensions from 10×10 to 144×144. Encoded information is made of a string containing characters or numbers. As more data is encoded in the symbol, the number of cells is increased.

Data Matrix Code Labels for Tagging and Tracking

As highlighted above the most popular application for Data Matrix codes is to mark small items, due to the code’s ability to encode fifty characters and still be readable at 2 or 3 mm2.

If as part of your business or organisation you have a number of valuable items or equipment that are small in size asset labels or tags using Data Matrix codes can be a great way to keep track of both their condition and location.

In addition small asset items by their nature are at high risk of being lost or stolen so have a permanent Data Matrix label also help deter and thus lessen the risk to these items.

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Small and Tough

Dantech Data Matrix labels are small and tough laser engraved into a Acrylate material they can withstand harsh environments, chemicals, abrasion and heat. These ID labels are so strong they are even suitable for tracking surgical instruments.

From more information visit Dantech Data Matrix Labels

Published on Monday 17th February 2014

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