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Now more than ever, RFID technology is being utilized more and more. With this technological advancement comes faster speed for material handling and delivery.
To catch up with this pace, RFID PCB products are necessity. As you would not trust a substandard RFID device, you will not trust a substandard RFID PCB. That is why you need our expertise.
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As you can see, we do test all our RFID PCBs before we pass them out for delivery. We lessen risks for substandard and defective PCBs by making our PCBs go through checks. A few examples are AOI test and functional test. You can rely on our RFID PCB.
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RFID PCB Production Details As Following Up
|Base Material||KB、Shengyi、ShengyiSF305、FR408、FR408HR、IS410、FR406、GETEK、370HR、IT180A、Rogers4350B、Rogers4000、PTFE Laminates(Rogers series、Taconic series、Arlon series、Nelco series)、Rogers/Taconic/Arlon/Nelco laminate with FR-4 material(including partial Ro4350B hybrid laminating with FR-4)|
|Board Type||Backplane、HDI、High multi-layer 、blind&buried PCB、Embedded Capacitance、Embedded resistance board 、Heavy copper power PCB、Backdrill.|
|Copper Thickness||Min. 1/2 OZ, Max. 10 OZ|
|Maximum Board Size||1100*500mm(43”*19”)|
|Min laser drilling size||4mil|
|Solder Mask||Green, Black, Blue, Red, White, Yellow,Purple matte/glossy|
|Surface Treatment||Flash gold(electroplated gold)、ENIG、Hard gold、Flash gold、HASL Lead free、OSP、ENEPIG、Soft gold、Immersion silver、Immersion Tin、ENIG+OSP,ENIG+Gold finger,Flash gold(electroplated gold)+Gold finger,Immersion silver+Gold finger,Immersion Tin+Gold finger.|
|Min. Annular Ring||3mil|
|Aspect ratio||10:1(HASL Lead free、HASL Lead、ENIG、Immersion Tin、Immersion silver、ENEPIG);8:1(OSP)|
|Impedance control||±5ohm(＜50ohm), ±10%(≥50ohm)|
|Other Techniques||Blind/Buried Via|
|Via in Pad|
Here there’re many laminate material datasheets, they’re useful and helpful for you, please see them:
|SUPPLIER||PCB LAMINATE||TYPE||MATERIAL DATASHEET||TG||TD||DK(1MHZ)||DK(1GHZ)||DK(10GHZ)|
|Hitachi||MCL-BE- 67G||Modified Epoxy||DOWNLOAD||140||340||4.9||4.4||–|
|N4000-13EP SI||Modified Epoxy||DOWNLOAD||210-240||350||–||3.4||3.2|
|Stablcor||ST325||–||DOWNLOAD||Thermal conductivity:75w/m.k(with 1oz copper)|
|ST10||–||DOWNLOAD||Thermal conductivity:325w/m.k(with 1oz copper)|
|Bergquist||ht-04503||–||DOWNLOAD||Thermal conductivity:2.2w/m.k(with 1oz copper)|
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Dependable RFID PCB Products to Build Your Advantage
PCBMay’s business is circuit boards. The RFID PCB is an advanced form of PCB, which can be Transparent PCBs or Embedded PCBs in Multilayer circuit boards. With this type of PCB fabrication process, there is precise Quality Assurance, which we exercise meticulously.
- Precise use of layering method for advanced PCB substrate and core
- Use of sophisticated materials such as Rogers PCB and Taconic Laminates – best known for High Tg/HDI boards
- Support all types of RFID tags/transponders (active, passive, semi-passive)
- Competent fabricator of Transparent PCB, Stretchable PCB, and Thin PCB – perfect for RFID technology
- We embed PCBs like the RFID PCB in industrial-grade circuit boards
We strongly adhere to your preference in terms of RFID PCB design. We will accommodate all your specific inquiries without any hassle. For seamless after-sales support, contact our team who are on your call 24/7.
After giving us your Gerber file, we can expedite your order, especially if it is urgently needed. RFID PCBs may be specialty products, but for sure, if there are any forthcoming requests, they are welcome! Just contact us.
However, if you are asking for a quick quotation, it is possible to do it in a few minutes. If you have an RFID PCB engineering question, our personnel will give you an answer within one to two hours. Yes, we are that fast!
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RFID PCB: The Ultimate FAQ Guide
An RFID printed circuit board comprises a small radio transmitter and a radio receiver. The tag communicates a digital message to the receiver when it receives an electrical interrogation impulse from a surrounding RFID reader gadget. Using this number, you can keep track of stock items in your inventory.
RFID printed circuit boards are one of the most in-demand PCBs among hobbyists. RFID PCB offers a broader range of applications than you may expect.
The opportunity to share our RFID PCB expertise with you is an exciting prospect for us. This FAQ guide clarifies any critical confusion concerning this particular kind of PCB. Come on in and start talking about it!
What Is RFID PCB?
RFID is an abbreviation for “radio-frequency identification.” It alludes to a system in which a reader uses radio waves to acquire digital data contained in RFID tags.
An RFID tag is identical to barcoding except that the information from the label is acquired by a scanner that then records the information in a database. In contrast to barcode tracking software, RFID offers several benefits.
An RFID system includes a data memory stick (IC and antenna in a carrier) as well as an RFID reader/writer.
The tags or transponders used to identify items or things can be manufactured incredibly tiny.
Watch this video to know more about this subject:
What Are The Features Of RFID PCB?
RFID PCBs provide a number of advantages that distinguish them from other types of PCBs. For these reasons, they are extremely popular with both manufacturers and consumers alike. In terms of critical properties, the RFID PCB has the following characteristics:
- Non-line-of-sight readings
- Identification at the item level
- Memory re-programmable
- Perfect for tracing applications in the future
- Detects millimeter-level differences.
- Acquiring a large amount of data quickly
- High level of precision in reading
- Can read packaging and enclosures without difficulty.
What Are The Uses Of RFID PCB?
An RFID tag comprises two parts: an IC and an antenna. It also contains a protective substance that binds the components together and protects them from exposure to various environmental factors. The kind of protective substance used is determined by the application.
RFID tags are available in various forms and sizes, and they may be passive or active in operation. Passive RFID PCBs are most often used since they are compact and less costly to construct than other tags.
Even though RFID technology is still in its infancy, it is gaining popularity among asset monitoring professionals in manufacturing, retailing, medical services, pharmaceuticals, transportation, military, and packaging.
Even if RFID compliance is not needed, applications that now employ barcodes can benefit from an upgrade to RFID or a mix of both.
RFID technology is used in a variety of industries to complete tasks such as the following:
- Inventory control and management
- Asset monitoring and management
- The monitoring of employees
- Controlling restricted area access
- Identification Badging
- Logistics and supply chain management
- Anti-counterfeiting measures
What Kind Of Adhesive Are Used In RFID PCB?
The majority of RFID printed circuit boards are made of multilayer PCB. With the use of glue, the PCBs are connected. The incorrect application of glues or the incorrect adhesive may result in device failure.
Anisotropic and isotropic electrically conductive glues are available in the two types of electrical conductors. Anisotropic glues are excellent conductors in all directions, regardless of their orientation.
As an alternative, anisotropic glue conducts only in the upward (z-pivot) axis and is unidirectional. Because of their isotropic nature, isotropic adhesives allow for essentially non-existent difference connectivity.
Even though conductive glues are helpful in many situations, they cannot be simply ‘put in’ as patch replacements. They do not work with tin or aluminum large holes or moist circumstances.
Whether organic or inorganic, the majority of glues do not carry electricity. It refers to the fundamental sorts of electronic applications that are used.
Cyanoacrylates, silicones, urethane acrylates, acrylics, cyanoacrylates, and epoxy glue for RFID PCB are used. Although electrical conductor glues are not necessary for many applications, such as instrument includes and surface-mount devices, they are often used.
What Are The Main Components Of RFID PCB?
Your RFID PCB comprises three parts: a scanner antenna, a transmitter, and a transponder. RFID readers and interrogators are called RFID when the scanner antenna and the transceiver are coupled.
Fixed RFID PCB and mobile RFID PCB are the two kinds of RFID PCBs available. This network-connected gadget may be transportable or firmly coupled to a computer through an RFID tag.
The RFID tag contains the transponder located inside the tag itself. It transmits signals to the tag, which are activated, using radio waves. When the tag is active, it sends a radio wave to the antenna, converted into data.
The read capability of RFID tags changes based on the tag, scanner, RFID frequency, and interference from the surroundings or other RFID readers. In addition, tags with a more powerful source have a more excellent reading range.
RFID PCB Components
What Are The Advantages Of RFID PCB?
RFID PCB is an adaptable technology with applications ranging from industrial process control to asset management and distribution tracking.
RFID technologies help organizations enhance productivity and decrease costs by automating operations and boosting asset usage and quality. RFID is the foundation of successful wealth management and the IoT.
Among the advantages of RFID PCBs are-
Managing assets and inventories
Most businesses struggle to keep track of inventory and materials, whether manufacturing line components, industrial boxes, or other high-value equipment. RFID technology can track them without counting each one individually.
With RFID PCB, you can instantly know how many of a particular item you have, their location, and their stage in the process. You can trace products from the shop to the factory to the completed product.
Automation saves time and money
RFID solutions can automatically monitor goods’ movement and feed data to ERP systems.
Accuracy and availability of data
RFID PCB reduces transcribing mistakes, duplication of data, and “missed things” while simultaneously collecting data on huge numbers of objects.
Ensuring better health
Companies may use RFID PCB systems to track when equipment and vehicles are assessed and prohibit their usage if specific standards are not satisfied.
Because RFID can correctly identify objects or components, it is excellent for complicated or customized manufacturing processes.
Quality and traceability are boosted.
To improve quality and reduce returns, RFID systems may assist in guaranteeing things have gone through all the necessary inspections and procedures. In this way, RFID tagging can help assure traceability.
Businesses may enhance sales and profitability by optimizing inventory management with RFID PCB.
Detailed management information
Because RFID captures data in real-time at various phases of an asset or product’s lifetime, it enhances management data for planning and operations. This information may help companies improve efficiency.
RFID PCB may be used with other industrial or supply chain technologies.
RFID PCB is a low-cost device that rapidly pays for itself via cost savings and increases income.
How To Design RFID PCB Antenna?
When building an RFID PCB antenna system, designers often use existing tag microchips with a customized antenna to get the desired results. With the help of an application note, we will provide you with some practical advice on how to handle the RFID PCB antenna design.
Determine the frequency with which your application is used
A custom RFID PCB antenna should first be measured to begin construction.
RFID systems use the 13.56 MHz and 125 kHz frequency bands in almost every country. RFID systems mostly use these two frequencies.
While working in the 13.56 MHz band, your application may fall into one of the categories listed:
Items in this class operate within a frequency band of 13.6 to 13.7 Megahertz.
Standard Short Range
These devices operate in the 13.6 MHz to 13.9 MHz frequency band.
The SR product frequency is changed from 14.5 to 15 megahertz for transportation tickets.
Evaluate your device’s material and surroundings while determining its frequency. The antenna frequency of an RFID tag is lowered by around 300 kHz if a paper label is applied using glue, as illustrated in the image. The antenna must be tuned to 13.9 MHz instead of 13.6 MHz due to this drop.
Consider using a circuit diagram.
Antenna array use instructions provide a circuit model that you may use to design your own. The following diagram illustrates how the microchip and antenna are integrated into a typical circuit: when building an RFID system.
You can check this video:
What Is The Maximum Temperature RFID PCB Can Handle?
FR4 is the grade of a PCB’s fire retardant F4 feature. FR4 PCB is built of glass fiber epoxy laminate. Companies favor FR4 PCB owing to its consistent physical qualities.
FR4 PCB is heat resistant. However, at a specific heat, it loses its physical properties. The glass transition temperature (Tg) of FR4 is when it transforms from a firm to a flexible and stretchy state. FR4 PCB has a Tg around 130°C.
RFID PCBs are engineered to resist higher temperatures by utilizing specific solders and other methods. These tough PCBs can endure temperatures up to 600°F (316°C) and even take a sledgehammer without destroying the transponder.
How Many Layers Does A RFID PCB Have?
An RFID PCB is described as a series of copper layers arranged in a particular order. Copper layers on a PCB are often referred to as layers or SIGNAL layers.
On the other hand, other layers are necessary to define the whole PCB. They are generally identified by the function and location in which they are found.
The greater the number of layers on a PCB, the better the board’s performance. Multilayer PCBs are required for power applications, even though it is expensive to stack layers on a PCB.
RFID PCBs can have as many as 12 layers to ensure optimum performance.
Multilayer RFID PCB
What Are RFID PCB’s Quality Certification?
An approved RFID reader PCB indicates that it has been rigorously tested and is safe for consumers. Maintaining all the quality, PCBMay creates RFID PCBs for the industry. The following are examples of RFID PCB quality certifications:
Underwriter Laboratory (UL)
Every PCB may be traced back to its origins thanks to an RFID module included in the Printed Circuit Board. RFID eliminates the requirement for barcodes and line-of-sight recognition, resulting in a more organized and efficient solution.
A user memory and a unique identification code are included in each RFID module.
Restrictive materials are prohibited under the RoHS directive, which forbids manufacturing any electronic or electrical device that includes certain materials.
Components and assemblies that can be detached from the rest of their bulk focus on this directive.
ROHS Compliant PCB
It certifies that calibrated RFID PCBs meet the general testing standards. Both the British Standard EN 27888:1993 and the International Standard ISO 7888:1985
RFID PCBs that measure conductive medium, such as conductive level sensors, are eligible for this certification.
What Are The Most Common Errors Found During An RFID PCB Design Rule Check?
A design rule check (DRC) is a collection of criteria that a designer uses to verify that the schematic fits all manufacturing concerns and dimensional tolerances that have been established for a board. Production procedures contain an error margin to account for variations in the produced items.
A design rule check (DRC) guarantees that your board’s features are consistent with those specified in the diagrams and documentation. A design risk analysis (DRA) helps you check your schematic and layout regarding the error margin you can afford to include in your layout.
The use of design rule checks during board design may help you identify and avoid expensive rework later on in the design process
The following are examples of common mistakes:
- Drilling holes near copper features.
- Having annular rings that exhibit negative qualities.
- Defects in the signal’s trace width, clearance, and spacing.
- Solder mask misplacement
- Misalignment of the silkscreen placement
PCB Design Rule Check
What Is The Required Clearance For RFID PCB Signal Traces On The Route?
The PCB production process is not completely precise. You must always allow for some wiggle room in the space across components pads as well as traces to be completely safe.
The RFID PCB space for creepage and clearances becomes critical when the usual operating voltage exceeds 30VAC or 60VDC. Voltages more significant than these values are deemed dangerous.
Maintaining a minimal line spacing across traces on PCB with high-density interconnects is a complex problem in this context. The traces’ creepage and clearance lengths are critical when working with high voltages.
When designing the signal traces for RFID PCB, route clearance is critical to avoid crosstalk.
Because of this, you must give route space between traces that is a bare minimum of four times the diameter of the traces they are connecting.
PCB Signal Traces
Which Gerber Files Of RFID PCB Should You Send To PCB Manufacturer?
Following the completion of your PCB design, your c manufacturer will build dependable PCBs based on your design. Your CM, on the other hand, your CM needs more than simply raw materials to manufacture your boards. Your paperwork must thus be thorough and correct for RFID PCB design.
One of the most important documents you will make for this procedure is the Gerber document used to construct the raw PCB board. This is one of the most critical documents you will develop for this process. To help you prepare, here’s an overview of Gerber files and how they’re used in circuit board fabrication.
In PCB design, the standard file extension for representing things like silkscreen and copper traces is called Gerber. Whenever you create an RFID PCB, you should deliver the following Gerber documents to your PCB vendor:
- GTL file extension is associated with top copper.
- The file extension GBL for bottom copper
- GTS is the file extension for the top solder mask.
- GBS is the file extension for the bottom solder mask.
- Top Silkscreen’s GTO file format.
- Text Drill File (TXT)
- GBO file extension for bottom silkscreen
PCB Gerber File
Is The RFID PCB ARDUINO Compatible?
Yes. RFID PCBs are compatible with the Arduino microcontroller platform.
People no longer had to wait in line in lengthy grocery checkout queues, as was the case in the past. The technology of the RFID PCB tag has made this possible.
RFID tags connected to the products will interact with an RFID reader, identifying and ringing up every product in the basket practically instantaneously.
The RC522 RFID Reader/Writer chip is an excellent option for most Arduino projects. It is low in power consumption, inexpensive in cost, somewhat durable, simple to interface with, and incredibly popular among geeks and hobbyists.
RFID PCB With Arduino Compatibility
What Are The Limitations Of RFID PCB?
RFID PCBs provide a variety of advantages. RFID PCBs are not without their own set of drawbacks. Let us have a look at them.
- Batteries have a limited lifespan.
- The cost of manufacturing is higher.
- More substantial footprint
- Increased maintenance expenses
- Data might be misunderstood as a result of a battery failure.
PCB Battery Failure
How To Find The Best Manufacturer Of RFID PCB?
Choosing the proper RFID PCB manufacturer is not always a simple task. After the PCB design is completed, it must be built by a professional PCB manufacturer.
Choosing the incorrect PCB manufacturer might cause a lot of problems. It is worthwhile to explore the various PCB manufacturers, but it is also helpful to have some guidelines.
PCB Manufacturer In China
Quality is essential while choosing a PCB manufacturer. However, PCB quality implies that the board is delivered as requested and designed.
Inquire first whether the PCB maker can work to the needed specs. Can they take files in the forms supplied (usually not an issue since formats are typically standard) and manufacture a board to the appropriate specification.
PCB production cost
Cost is a crucial factor. Making a product effective requires lowering costs, but not too low. However, it has been noted that the thrill of cheap cost is forgotten before the anguish of inferior quality.
To get the best deal on the goods you need, you must balance price and quality.
The timeframe it takes to produce a PCB is not always an issue. But most PCB assembly firms have deadlines. Choosing a PCB manufacturer that can meet these dates is critical.
The capacity to produce boards quickly is as important as a PCB manufacturer/supplier meeting agreed-upon timelines. This usually comes at a higher cost, and if asked too fast, it might lead to more problems.
The company’s capacity to collaborate and establish relationships is also essential. A cooperative partnership may assist resolve difficulties faster, give input to enhance procedures and efficiency, and benefit both sides.
Sourcing of raw materials
Many companies searching for a PCB manufacturer will know where the materials come from.
Some low-cost manufacturers may aim for the lowest materials, resulting in inconsistent board functionality from batch to batch.
A UL-approved circuit board that satisfies the relevant criteria is a must.
Most high-quality PCB providers will test boards, maybe on a sample basis, to ensure conformance. Verify the company’s capacity to do so.
It is crucial to match the PCB manufacturer’s capabilities to the expected demand. Prototype PCBs may be needed in tiny numbers, or modest manufacturing runs may be required. Others need large amounts of PCBs.
RFID PCBs are becoming more and more common every day. Using this PCB, you can do so much.
PCBMay is China’s most reliable RFID PCB maker. We prioritize your needs above anything else. We offer the greatest PCBs available for your next project. We welcome your inquiries at any time.