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Dual Frequency Washable RFID Tags

The Role of Washable RFID Tags in the Recovery of the Fashion and Retail Industry

Washable RFID tags are becoming increasingly popular for a wide range of applications, especially in the textile and apparel industry. In the last three years, the global fashion and retail industry has been significantly impacted by the pandemic. The world economy is expected to recover from 2023 onwards. Throughout this challenging period, RFID technology played an important role for big retail brands from production, logistics, warehouse management, and retail checkout with flexible thin RFID tags which are so fragile and weakened after the end customer wears and washing. Moreover, UHF RFID tags can only be read by industrial read devices, more and more high-end retail and fashion brands yearn for interaction with end customers to enhance brand loyalty.

To overcome this issue, high-end retail and fashion brands are incorporating NFC technology to enhance brand loyalty and interaction with end customers. NFC tags assembled in fashion products can easily connect brands and customers via NFC-enabled mobile phones. This provides a shortcut for brands to reach out to clients and promote their products. NFC technology breaks through the boundaries between brands and end customers and is expected to contribute to the resurgence of the fashion and retail industries.

Dual Frequency Washable RFID Tags

HUAYUAN has R&D several kinds of dual frequency RFID apparel tags with both UHF RFID and NFC together, also washable for years for textiles products during the whole lifecycle, following by brand protection and enhancing end-users’ experience. HUAYUAN has several successful projects by dual frequency washable tags for high-end European fashion brands with outstanding RFID performance, enables to surfer hundreds times household washing and even 2 years industrial laundry by individual request of brands owner.

HUAYUAN offers wide RFID laundry products portfolio, including dual frequency RFID washable tag with NFC + UHF chip, either integrating the two frequencies chips in one tag, or separately packaged in two rooms of one pouch, which customers can cut off the UHF part after the garment using.


Chips Passive NFC + UHF or dual frequency RFID
Working Frequency 13.56MHz (for NFC) & 902~928MHz (for UHF)
EPC Memory Alternative from 1kbits to 4k bits in NFC chip
with 96~128bits in UHF part. Or dual frequency
Housing Fabric, silicone rubber
Data Retention 20 years
Warranty 200 wash cycles or 2 years
Dimension Custom-tailor size is available
Read Range NFC: 1~5cm,
UHF: Up to 5m (Depend on reader)
Stiffness Flexible
Dual Frequency Washable RFID Tags

HUAYUAN is an expert to develop custom RFID Laundry Tags in a variety of shapes, sizes and chip types to meet your specific needs. Contact us and share specific details regarding your project. Please get in touch with us for further information.

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