scanner.jpgYour businesses products, documents and even people can benefit from being identified. It could be at the Point of Sale, product and component traceability, work in progress tracking, or perhaps access control. Bar codes are the easiest and cheapest way to achieve such identification, but only if they are fit for purpose.

It is necessary to have the correct coding structure; if the code needs to be unique then it needs to be registered with GS1, the world wide standards organisation for such codes. It has to be printed on the right media, e.g. paper, laminated, plastic coated, for appropriate protection during use. Finally it needs to use the correct adhesive to stay permanently attached. Torchwood are registered with GS1 with full "Solution Partner Status", and are therefore highly qualified to advise on the use of, and the provision of bar codes.

We have the expertise and manufacturing capability for all bar code labels, from the simplest paper tags to the most sophisticated domed plastic tags and adhesives that will withstand the toughest of environments.
Please see below examples of the barcode types we provide – Note all barcodes are digitally printed with outdoor UV inks that are stable for 5 years+ without lamination.

Resin Domed Polyester
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Resin Domed Sequential Barcode - External / Protection From Scuffing

Coated with a resin dome that gives maximum protection against scuffing / collision. Arizona Test 1500 hours with no damage or colour variation Thermal Shock: 10 cycles from -20°C to +85°C with no variation. Humidity resistance: 240 cycles between 42°C and 48°C with more than 95% humidity, with no variation. Expected lifespan 10 years+ in extreme conditions.





Ultra Durable Polyester
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Laminated Label Sequential Barcode Hi-Tack Vinyl

100% laminated Premium adhesive labels are over laminated with a clear film of polyester to provide heavy duty protection. The temperature tolerance is over an exceptionally high range of -54C to +140C Expected lifespan 7 years +




White / Silver Void Polyester
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Anti Tamper Sequential Barcode Label - Void If Removed

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Made from a polyester material, this product offers very good adhesion and durability. If an attempt is made to remove the label, the word 'VOID' remains on the product. The label cannot then be re-used.




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Tamper Evident Destructible
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Anti Tamper, Self Destruct Sequential Barcode

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Vinyl Made from a tamper evident self destruct vinyl which cannot be removed in one piece. If an attempt is made to remove the label, it breaks into tiny fragments, clearly indicating that the label has been tampered with - a great theft deterrent.



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