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Flexible 25 mm-sized NFC stickers with an ICODE SLIX chip and on-metal protection
(Product ID: 3041)

Flexible 25 mm-sized NFC stickers with an ICODE SLIX chip and on-metal protection are transponders commonly used for pharmaceutical product authentication, and for production management systems in various industries.

The stickers are made from soft plastic material, they can be used on various flat or curved materials (including the metallic materials), and are also suitable for outdoor use.

Since they have an additional layer with on-metal protection, they can be applied on metal pipes, housings of various devices, filters, etc.

The inorganic high quality and strong adhesive 3M 467MP 200MP is a certified adhesive which will make sure the NFC stickers are well-attached for a long time to come.

These NFC Type 5 stickers contain the chip ICODE SLIX which works according to ISO/IEC 15693 and ISO/IEC 18000-3 protocols.

The reading distance for these kind of chips can be from a couple of centimeters to 1.5 meters, depending on the strength of the reader signal. The NFC desktop readers for ISO 15693 usually read these chips at a distance of up to 10 cm.

Please keep in mind that most popular NFC readers supporting NFC Type 2 chips (ISO 14443 protocol) don’t work with ICODE SLIX chips because they operate on different protocols.

You are welcome to purchase the NFC stickers online or send us an inquiry for customized NFC stickers. We can produce NFC stickers in various shapes, with different chips, and custom print like the company logo, serial number, or other personalization.
Price/item: 0,73 EUR (with vat 0,89 EUR)
Status: In stock
Dispatching time: 1-3 days


Product ID: 3041


73,00 EUR

Total with vat:
89,06 EUR
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Quantity Price/pcs
≥ 1 1,00 EUR
≥ 10 0,80 EUR
≥ 25 0,78 EUR
≥ 50 0,75 EUR
≥ 100 0,73 EUR
≥ 200 0,71 EUR
≥ 300 0,69 EUR
≥ 500 0,65 EUR
≥ 1000 0,60 EUR
≥ 2000 0,56 EUR


The ICODE® SLIX chip is a NFC Type 5 chip that works according to the protocols ISO/IEC 15693 and ISO/IEC 18000-3. It has an 8-byte long pre-programmed chip unique ID number and 1 Kbytes of secure memory. 

They operate on a frequency of 13.56 MHz and the usual reading distance is up to 10 cm, but with a special equipment you can read these chips at a distance of up to 1.5 m. When programmed, they will store the information for up to 50 years.

The ICODE® SLIX chips were designed for intelligent label applications such as libraries, product authentication, and for production management in different areas of industry, but they are also commonly used for ticketing, user identification, and for access control systems with readers that support the ISO 15693 protocol.

ICODE SLIX chips cannot be read with the common ISO 14443 readers even if they work on the same frequency, but you can use readers that support the ISO 15693 protocol. A NFC mobile phone can read the ICODE SLIX chips, but the programing is usually not supported.

The readers that work with ICODE SLIX chips are the SYRIS RD300-H1-G readers.

Options for customization (for pricing please send us an inquiry)

You are welcome to purchase the NFC stickers online or send us an inquiry for customized NFC stickers. 

The options for customization are:
-    Other type of RFID/NFC chip
-    Various sticker shapes and dimensions (round sticker with diameter 15–35 mm, rectangular stickers, special shapes, etc.)
-    Various materials: PET, PVC, PPS, paper, silicone, etc.
-    Numeration or personalization from an Excel table,
-    Printing of serial numbers, background artworks, company logos, barcodes and QR codes
-    Chip encoding
-    Various types of adhesives (inexpensive adhesives, special 3M adhesives)
-    With Protective On-Metal layer or without
-    Domed with polyurethane (epoxy) layer

Check out our other transponders with the chip ICODE SLIX.

Reading test for flexible 25 mm-sized NFC stickers with an ICODE SLIX chip and on-metal protection

All NFC transponders with an on-metal protection can be used with slightly shorter reading distances compared to the transponders without the protection. We noticed that the reading distance gets even shorter when they are placed on metal surfaces because the metal weakens the readers signal, as well. Sometimes the tags, when applied on metal, cannot be read at all. In these cases, you have to add under a tag some plastic material or wood with a thickness of 5–10 mm. 

We tested these stickers with different kinds of readers and measured the reading distances. This is not an official test, but was made to inform you about what reading distances you may expect with your application.
RFID reader Reading distance
SYRIS RD300-H1-G 4 cm

Technical specification

Chip manufacturer: NXP Semiconductors
ISO/IEC protocols: 15693 and 18000-3
Memory size: 1 Kbytes of data
Operating frequency: 13.56 MHz
Reading distance: usually up to 10 cm, with special equipment up to 1.50 m
Dimensions: 25 mm
Thickness: approx. 0.35 mm
Material: PET, PVC
Printing options: upon request

Official technical documentation for ICODE® SLIX chips and software tools are available here:

If you need a larger quantity or you are a reseller/integrator do not hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to help you.

MIFARE®, MIFARE CLASSIC®, DESFire®, ICODE® are registered trademarks, owned by NXP B.V. There is no affiliation between NXP B.V. and Mave d.o.o. (rfidspecialist.eu)

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