How do you remove a loop security tag?
How to Remove Security Tags From Clothing
- Cut it off with a dremel or thin wire cutter.
- You can use a strong magnet to remove certain types of sensors.
- Another eHow article offers a better solution for some tags—use rubber bands!
- Do not attempt to freeze the garment and remove an ink tag.
- Just hit it in the right place.
Many security tags are deactivated in-store with an electromagnetic device. To remove them at home, use a high-powered magnet, such as a hard drive magnet. Place the magnet on a flat surface and lay the tag on top of it with the ink dome or cartridge facing down.
How do you stop a security tag from beeping?
Although it may sound too simple to be true, yes, you can stop the alarm from going off by covering the tags with a conductive material. The aluminum foil bag example in the beginning works because of a concept called ‘electromagnetic shielding’.
You can just cut through the cable with wire cutters if you do not have a magnet detacher. If you try to use regular scissors, you will absolutely destroy your scissors. IF you don’t have wire cutters, throw the garment in your purse and go to home depot and borrow theirs quickly.
Without a detection system, security tags are useless. Detectors typically are placed on both sides of each of the store’s exits. When the sensor passes the detectors, the alarm goes off. Most tags also can be programmed to set off an alarm if someone attempts to remove them without the proper tool.
Security tags can be broadly broken down into three main categories: electronic article surveillance (EAS) tags, visual deterrent tags and benefit denial.