3.3 System configuration
In this scenario, it is an advantage that the RF380R reader can read and write the tags at
different distances on the containers without a great deal of mechanical or control system
effort due to the reading range.
During the picking process, the goods are immediately placed in different containers or
packed in cartons depending on the destination (small packaging or large packaging station).
The containers are equipped with the MDS D100 ISO tag. The low-cost "one-way tag" (label)
is used on the cartons: it is simply glued onto the carton. Thus the goods can be identified at
any time. Again, one and the same reader is used for this. The maximum transport speed is
In addition, flexible identification is possible at each location and at any time using the mobile
SIMATIC RF310M handheld terminal.
Example of container and paper board container handling
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