WASHINGTON (July 24, 2012)—The Rubber Manufacturers Association has published a bulletin, “Truck Tire Radio Frequency Identification Passive RFID Tags.”
The publication discusses RFID, an enabling technology which has become increasingly popular in the domestic and international tire markets, the RMA said.
The bulletin explains the four ways an RFID tag may be attached to a tier, identifies the two key memory data storage locations and the kinds of data stored in them, and shows standardized RFID emblem diagrams concerning the use of RFID in consumer and workplace environments.
There are now global standards for the identification information provided by an RFID transponder, either installed during tire manufacture or attached as an aftermarket installation, the RMA said. The bulletin recommends adherence to global standards, which assure consistency and allow for interchangeability of hardware and software, it said.