What kind of security tags have ink?

What kind of security tags have ink?

Benefit denial tags see the stolen merchandise negatively impacted when the thief tries to remove the tag. The most common form is ink dye tags which release indelible ink when the tag is tampered with, effectively rendering the stolen item useless.

How do you tell if a security tag is an ink one?

There are two main types of tags: Ink tags: First determine if the tag is an ink tag, which is usually white or red and circular and usually says it contains red, pink, or blue and yellow ink that may combine. If you try to remove it improperly the tag will “explode” marking the thief — or you — and the item with ink.

What does the ink in security tags do?

Ink security tags are used as a deterrent to shoplifting. The tags consist of two pieces held together by a pin and contain a sealed vial of dye. If the tag is forcibly removed by someone other than the retailer, the ink vial breaks and bleeds onto the garment, damaging it permanently.

Can I cut the wire on a security tag?

You can just cut through the cable with wire cutters if you do not have a magnet detacher. If you try to use regular scissors, you will absolutely destroy your scissors.

Do all security tags have ink in them?

Many modern tags actually contain an electro-magnet, not an ink pouch; upon breaking it open, you will see for yourself that there’s no ink inside it. Put something between the tag and the head of the pin to give it some slack.

Does aluminum foil stop security tags?

The idea is that the foil interrupts the radio frequency waves that allow a tag to be detected by the antenna. With the 3-alarm tags, foil is no longer a concern for retailers. I saw the potential losses a foil lined bag could have caused my store when I caught a shoplifter stealing packages of razor blades.

Can you use ink tags with security tags?

Our ink tags can be used as a visual deterrent in conjunction with all brands or security tags such as Sensormatic tags and Checkpoint tags. With the various styles of backs available we can match up the ink tags to your existing security tag detachers.

What kind of security tags do stores use?

Security tags contain a sensor that sets off an alarm when it passes through an EAS tower or pillar placed at the store’s entrance. Two companies dominate the EAS system market: Checkpoint and Sensormatic.

What are security tags and ink tags for Sensormatic Checkpoint Systems?

Security Tag Systems We can supply Electronic Article Surveillance systems, for retail loss prevention, such as the Sensormatic Ultrapost system and the Checkpoint Quicksilver system. These systems are preowned with warranties on the parts. We setup these systems for your installer to be able to install with the minimum amount of work.

Are there any security tags that work with microgator?

There is a new Sentech hand detacher that is compatible with Sensormatic Ultragator and a MicroGator security sensor tags. Also, we have new Magnetic Detachers that are available for Checkpoint, Ketec, Sentech and all other magnetic release security sensor tags. Please take a look at our selection of Security Sensor Tags.

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