Taggant Technologies

Taggant Technologies

What is a taggant?

Taggants are uniquely encoded materials or chemistries that are virtually impossible to duplicate. A taggant is like a fingerprint—a unique signature of identity to which customers assign meaning. Taggants can be overt or covert and are used for a wide variety of applications.

Taggants are part of a strong brand-protection solution

Taggants as a unique signature of identity to which you assign meaning. “Taggant” can be used to describe several different materials—but, all taggant security technology isn’t created equal.  The level of security you achieve is only as strong as the weakest link. By choosing Microtrace, you reap the benefits of a true taggant solution—combining a solid manufacturing process and accurate readers.

Originally developed by 3M, Microtaggant® Identification Particles are the original taggant technology, the origin of the commonly-used word “taggant” and are exclusively produced by Microtrace.

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