The code DataMatrix is a 2D code, usually in black & white with a rectangular or square shape. It is applied directly on the surface of the component, mainly by means of laser marking.
The code DataMatrix contains as much as 4.296 alphanumeric characters within a very small area.
Reading of DataMatrix code can be done by means of any smartphone as well as by suited readers.
Inside a DataMatrix code can be stored different types of data that will join the component during the whole life cycle: data regarding the production batch, type and other information about the raw material, compliance with certifications, dimensions, date of production, type, number of drawings.
Beyond the serial number that idenfies uniquely and surely the component.
Among other characteristics, a DataMatrix coding can be red safely for all data stored also with a 33% of damage surface.