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The MAPP Plastic Industry Discussion Forum allows members to rapidly communicate with each other. Post both questions and answers to questions that other MAPP members have about any industry topic from material and process issues to R&E Tax Credits and other business issues.

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Posted:  11 May 2016 16:12
Good Morning,

I'm looking for a solution to barcode our molds for inventory management.  I have tried several materials, but non can hold up to mold cleaners.  We have different naming standards for each customer owned mold so i am not able to just order metal tags starting for example with 1-100.  My goal would be to have a material that i can print or make myself.

Justin Taylor
Posted:  12 May 2016 17:15
Justin - we have been looking for the same thing. Do you have a laser etching machine? We've found that if we use an anodized aluminum tag that we can get a good enough resolution for the scanner to read the bar code. However, we are worried it won't be very durable.
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