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Technical Specifications for Barcodes, Nameplates, Labels, and other Identification Products


A collection of technical specifications that relate to the work that we do and a useful library of information for our friends and partners to reference as they design, specify and interpret their product requirements.

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Specification Number
Scope
This Commercial Item Description covers four types of opaque ink for marking on porous and non-porous surfaces.
This commercial item description covers identification plates for attachment to equipment to provide identification, and other miscellaneous data.
This commercial item description covers a catalyzed epoxy system of marking inks for metallic or other non-porous surfaces and printed wiring boards.
This commercial item description (CID) covers four types of polycarbonate sheet ranging in length from 3 feet to 12 feet, width from 2 feet to 8 feet, and thickness from 0.010 inch to 1.000 inch. Intended applications include architectural glazing, windows, food andmedical handling, aircraft interiors, lighting fixtures, skylights, windscreens, passive solar collectors, conveyor covers, signs, and bus shelters.
This SAE Aerospace Standard (AS) establishes requirements for performing and documenting the First Article Inspection (FAI).
This specification covers several different types of chemical passivation treatments for stainless steel parts.
This specification covers aluminum and aluminum-alloy flat sheet, coiled sheet, and plate, in a variety of alloys and tempers.
Explains the universal symbol description and attributes of Code 128.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement
This specification covers the requirements for photosensitive anodized aluminum sheets and foils. For purposes of this specification, foils as referred to in this specification is defined as material 0.010 inch and thinner.
This specification establishes the materials end procedures for the fabrication of etched markings nameplates and etched stencils on aluminum and aluminum alloys using a caustic or acid etchant.
This specification establishes the requirements for ink or paint marking of parts and assemblies for identification.
This specification covers the requirements for six types and two classes of electrolytically formed anodic coatings on aluminum and aluminum alloys for non-architectural applications.
This performance specification covers the physical characteristics of plates, tags and bands (identification devices) used for identification of equipment.
This specification covers adhesive-backed metal foil identification or instruction plates for use as internal and external equipment identification or instruction.
This specification covers the general requirements for adhesive-backed, pigmented, elastomeric marking materials (see 6.1) in roll and sheet form. Requirements for individual markers, (i.e., letters, numerals, legends, symbols, and hazardous material symbols) are covered by the specification sheets.
This specification covers chemical conversion coatings formed by the reaction of chemical conversion materials with the surfaces of aluminum and aluminum alloys.
Establishes requirements for contractors' inspection systems. These requirements pertain to the instructions and tests necessary to substantiate product conformance to drawings, specifications and contract requirements and to all inspections and tests required by the contract.
This specification covers the requirements for pressure-sensitive adhesive labels that meet or exceed the end user’s necessary performance criteria for use in the implementation of bar code marking/reading operations.
This specification covers an adhesive-backed, pigmented or clear polyester plastic film for marking of aerospace interior and exterior surfaces.
This specification covers identification plates, instruction plates, and marking plates for attachment to U.S. Military property.
This specification covers identification plates for aircraft instruments, accessories, major structural aircraft assemblies, and aircraft equipment.
This specification covers paint for use in the manufacture of decalcomanias intended for application on the exterior and the interior surfaces of aircraft and aeronautical equipment.
This performance specification covers the requirements for pressure-sensitive adhesive, labels for this use in the implementation of bar code marking/reading operations.
This specification covers general touch-up coatings for use on aircraft and support equipment.
This specification applies to all supplies (including equipments, sub-systems & systems) or services when referenced in the item specification, contract, or order.
This specification covers the requirements for four types and five conditions of aircraft quality corrosion-resistant steel.
This specification covers shock testing requirements for ship board machinery, equipment, systems, and structures, excluding submarine pressure hull penetrations.
This standard, along establishes the essential requirements and reference documents applicable to the preparation and revision of engineering drawings and associated lists for or by Departments and Agencies of the Department of Defense.
This military standard establishes lot or batch sampling plans and procedures for inspection by attributes.
The purpose of this standard is to define the Standard Department of Defense Bar Code Symbology. This shall be used whenever bar code marking and reading operations are employed within logistics operations.
This standard provides the minimum requirements for uniform military marking for shipment and storage. Additional marking may be required by the contract or the cognizant activity.
The terms and abbreviations in this standard are limited to those commonly used on drawings, and in specifications, standards, and technical documents.
This standard provides the item marking criteria for development of specificmarking requirements and methods for identification of items of military property produced, stocked, stored, and issued by or for the Department of Defense. This standard addresses criteria and data content for both free text and machine-readable information (MRI) applications of item identification marking.
This standard covers the general requirements for marking of electronic items, except marking for shipment and as otherwise specified by an applicable Government document covering the item on which the marking appears. These requirements cover both the information to be shown by the marking and the materials and processes used therefor.
This standard sets forth the requirements for a cost effective corrective action and disposition system for nonconforming material. It defines requirements relative to the interface between the contractor and the contract administration office on nonconforming material.
This specification establishes the requirements for Unique Identification (UID) marking of parts, assemblies, tooling, Government Property (GP) and Property In Possession of the Contractor (PIPC) in accordance with MIL-STD-130, Revision M, when Unique Identification (UID) is required by contract.
This specification covers the requirements of the Government for nameplates/labels and marking of electronic and electro-mechanical equipments, sub-divisions thereof, and accessory items for which the National Security Agency has design control responsibility.
This specification covers the general requirements for aluminum and aluminum alloy plate and sheet.
This specification covers corrosion and heat resisting chromium, and chromium-nickel steel, sheet and strip.
This standard provides the item marking requirements and methods for identification of items of military property produced, stocked, stored, and issued by or for NATO Forces.
The scope of the document is limited to resolving cable reel identification problems and the exchange of cable reel data between business trading partners within the telecommunications industry.
This specification covers three types of air-dry lacquers in pressurized dispensers for general purpose applications.
Describes the symbol quality and decoding algorithm of PDF 417.
Describes symbol characters, dimensions, tolerances, and optical specification of Code 128.
Describes symbol characters, dimensions, tolerances, and optical specification of Code 16K.
Describes symbol characters, dimensions, tolerances, and optical specification of Code 39.
Describes symbol characters, dimensions, tolerances, and optical specification of Code 49.
Describes symbol characters, dimensions, tolerances, and optical specification of Interleaved 2-of-5 Code.
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