Guide to Bar Code Symbologies

Information on the Most Popular Types of Barcodes

We have compiled a useful guide to the various Barcode Symbology. This should help to give you some advice towards deciding the correct bar code type suitable for your requirements and on your labels . Outlined are a few of the most common types available from security-label.co.uk below. To see an example image of the barcode type simply click the name. Should you still have any further questions, feel free to ask us!

Common Barcode Types/Symbologies:Code 39 (3-of-9)Code 93

Code 128

Code 2-of-5, Interleaved

Codabar

PDF417

UPC-A, UPC-E

EAN-13, EAN-8