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Allflex HDX Tag

Allflex supply 2 different variants of their yellow button tag – HDX & FDX. The HDX tag is notable for a small bump on its surface as can be seen toward the lower right corner of the above example.

Allflex FDX Tag

Note the smooth face where the serial number is printed. Both HDX and FDX variants of this tag are YELLOW with a BLACK center.

Allflex HDX Tag

Rear view of an Allflex HDX tag. Note there is a minor difference in design with the FDX variant (below).

Allflex FDX Tag

Rear view of an Allflex FDX tag.

Allflex Stud

The Allflex stud has a steel tip and can be used with either the FDX or HDX variants of the Allflex button tag.

Allflex Stud

View of the back of the Allflex stud showing the CCIA trademark.

Allflex Retract-O-Matic Applicator

The Allflex Retract-O-Matic applicator can be used with approved Allflex tags ONLY. This applicator features a self-retracting pin.

Allflex Retract-O-Matic Applicator

A correctly loaded Retract-O-Matic with Allflex tag and stud.

Allflex UTT3S Applicator

Allflex applicator with fixed applicator pin. Not to be used with any other brand of CCIA approved tag.

Allflex UTT3S Applicator

A correctly loaded Allflex UTT3S Applicator with Allflex tag and stud. NOTE the groove in the lower part of the head beneath the tag – this is where the black insert WAS located. Please ensure that the black insert is REMOVED before applying ANY CCIA Allflex tags!

Allflex Total Tagger Applicator

Alfflex applicator with fixed applicator pin. Not to be used with any other brand of CCIA approved tag.

Allflex Total Tagger Applicator

A correctly loaded Allflex Total Tagger Applicator with Allflex tag and stud. NOTE the groove in the lower part of the head beneath the tag – this is where the black insert WAS located. Please ensure that the black insert is REMOVED before applying ANY CCIA Allflex tags!

Allflex Total Tagger Applicator – Tag Adaptor

The Allflex Total Tagger is usually supplied with a black plastic adaptor clip fitted (see the applicator to the left in the above photo). This adaptor clip MUST be removed prior to using CCIA approved Allflex RFID tags (either HDX or FDX).
The applicator on the right, in the above photo, shows the adaptor clip removed, and is the ready for tagging with CCIA tags.

Allflex Total Tagger Applicator – Tag Adaptor

Some Allflex Total Taggers may feature an adaptor clip with a red label (see above). This is the same as the adaptor clip shown opposite, and again, MUST be removed prior to using the applicator with CCIA RFID tags.

Allflex Total Tagger Applicator – Tag Adaptor

The Allflex Total Tagger adaptor clip is required for the application of Allflex visual tags only.

Allflex Visual Tag

Example of a typical Allflex visual tag for use with either the Allflex Total Tagger or Allflex UTT3S applicator (below).

Allflex UTT3S Applicator – Tag Adaptor

As with the Allflex Total Tagger, above, the UTT3S applicator comes fitted with a blue adaptor clip that MUST be removed prior to applying CCIA Allflex RFID tags.
Again the adaptor is only required for the application of Allflex visual tags.

Allflex Total Tagger Applicator – Tag Adaptor

A close up comparison of a UTT3S applicator with visual tag blue adaptor clip fitted (left), and a UTT3S applicator without the adaptor clip (right).

Allflex Tag Adaptor Warning Label

Most Allflex tag packs will have a warning label applied advising users to remove the “black clip” (the adaptor) from their Allflex applicator prior to applying CCIA approved Allflex RFID tags.