National Band & Tag Company
Laser Etching Tags Using Your Data!

Data Transfer Instructions

Using our laser etching machines, we can etch or mark your data directly onto the tags in a wide variety of layouts.  Additional text such as titles, prefixes and even your company logo can be added to the custom text to make the tag look the way you want it.  You can layout the tag in nearly any configuration.  If your data is formatted differently than what we require, we may be able to reformat it for you for an additional charge.  If you have an example of how you want the tag formatted, please email the image to info@nationalband.com or fax it to us at 800-261-8247.      Questions about this?  Give us a call  859-261-2035.  

For non-sequential or custom data, the data can be sent to us via email (info@nationalband.com) using the following format:

One continuous column of data saved as a MS-DOS.TXT (text) file.   Filenames can be any logical name desired – just be sure to save it as a text file.  Do not use leading spaces, imbedded carriage returns, delimiters or other characters that you do not want to appear on your tags.    Please be sure to tell us what character height you would like for each line on your tags.    

This example shows data for 5 tags (1 line per tag)....
A101
B223
E332
F778
H889

This example shows data for 5 tags (2 lines per tag)...
Building 3
1234
Building 2
4321
Building 7
9987
Garage 1, Closet 2
8876
Building 2
8846

This example shows data for 5 tags (3 lines per tag)....
Building 3
Floor 1
1234
Building 2
Basement
4321
Building 7
Floor 3, Room 2
9987
Garage 1, Closet 2
Floor 1
8876
Building 2
Floor 3, Room 101
8876

In addition to the custom data, we can add additional constant text in front of your custom text to make your tags look better.  For instance:
You send us this text for 5 tags.....
A101
B223
E332
F778
H889
The product could be laid out like this:
Tag 1     Line 1:  ABC Company
              Line 2:  Asset No:   A101
Tag 2     Line 1:  ABC Company
              Line 2:  Asset No:   B223
Tag 3     Line 1:  ABC Company
              Line 2:  Asset No:   E332
Tag 4     Line 1:  ABC Company
              Line 2:  Asset No:   F778
Tag 5     Line 1:  ABC Company
              Line 2:  Asset No:   H889

Please contact us if you have any questions.
Thanks!!
Kevin
info@nationalband.com

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National Band & Tag Company
721 York St., P.O. Box 72430
Newport, KY 41072-0430
Phone: (859) 261-2035 Fax: 800-261-TAGS (8247)

E-Mail: tags@nationalband.com


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