While purchasing the clothes from the store, we always face an issue with the security tag. So, to resolve this issue, we will learn how to remove a store security tag. Don’t worry; we will perform this experiment only with one tool always available at our home. Let us begin.
Now let us look at the requirements list before removing the security tag. They are as follows:
Steps To Remove A Store Security Tag
Step 1: The first step is to place the clothing item on the floor or a flat surface with the ink cartridge facing towards you.
Placing the Cloth on the Flat Surface
Step 2: The second step is to take a flathead screwdriver and gently place it along with the pointed square pyramid.
Placing the Flathead Screwdriver along with the pointed square pyramid.
Step 3: The third step is to press down the screwdriver hardly till the pierce of the plastic is pulled off from the cloth.
Hardly Pressing Down the Screwdriver
Step 4: Now, strongly continue the process of removing the permit (Top) of the plastic.
Removing the Hardtop Pyramid
Step 5: Once you successfully remove the perimeter of the plastic, it is time to remove the silver paper lining.
Removing the Silver Paper Lining
Step 6: Now, again, with the help of a screwdriver, gently lift one of the metal arms which holds the pin in the cloth.
Lifting the Metal Arm
Step 7: The last step is to slide the pin away from the tag. The pin will easily slide off through the hole, and the tag can be removed.
Sliding the Pin Away
Things To Remember
- While removing the tag, make sure you don’t harm your hand
- Ensure you don’t damage the cloth while inerting the screwdriver or removing the tag.
- Make sure you use only a flathead screwdriver.
Saquib Siddiqui is a Mechanical Engineer and a content creator. He has special interest in science experiments and teaches the same to school and college students. He is also a technical lead at RUDE LABS PVT. LTD.