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Rigid Shielded 2 Card ID Badge Holder / Protector 1840-5081

Specialist ID now stocks the Shielded 1840-5081 rigid two card holders online with no minimum order.  We have been getting a lot of requests and inquiries about this product mainly due to its unique features.  Unlike many other badge holders, this one is made in the USA.  This feature is required for many US government bids and also is becoming more popular with consumers who are worried about the implications of  buying overseas.  This badge holder also features shielding to protect RFID card information from unauthorized access.   RFID shielding is required more and more by government, large corporations, and concerned individuals who have realized the identity theft risks that RFID ID’s and credit cards pose to the card holder.

The 1840-5081 is FIPS 201 approved, this feature is also required for many government applications.  This holder also meets the BAA & TAA Acts.

Shielded badge holders are not only recommended, but even required for many US Government agencies, and private entities, for any ID card using RFID technology.  The shielded holder will protect your card from the “Johnny Carson attack” or the method of pulling the data off an RFID card without authorization, simply by being near the card with a special reader.  This badge holder is also extremely strong, made from polycarbonate material.  The slots for attaching your badge reel or lanyard has a 89lb pull strength!

Please watch the video we have prepared showing all of the features of the 1840-5081 Rigid Two Card Holder With RFID Shielding

1840-5081 Card Holder Specifications:

  • Holds two 30 mil ID cards
  • Thumbnotch on both sides for easy card removal
  • Slot pull strength of 89lbs
  • FIPS 201 Approved
  • Meets BAA (Buy America Act) & TAA (Trade Agreement Act)
  • Outside dimensions: 3 7/16″ x 2 5/16″
  • Inside Dimensions: 3 3/8″ x 2 1/8″
  • Shielded to protect info on 13.56MHz RFID Cards

As always, if you have any further questions about this product or any other ID badge accessory, please contact us online or give us a call at 1-800-380-6726.

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