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Sscc18 barcode class.

Namespace:  PDFTech.Barcodes.Barcode1D
Assembly:  PDFTechLib (in PDFTechLib.dll) Version: (


public class Sscc18 : UccEan128
Visual Basic (Declaration)
Public Class Sscc18 _
	Inherits UccEan128
Visual C++
public ref class Sscc18 : public UccEan128


The Serial Shipping Container Code is used to identify individual shipping containers. This is used, generally, to establish a number that is unique worldwide to track a specific container.

SSCC-18 is encoded with Code128 symbology (UCC/EAN-128). Barcode is 18 characters long including 1 checksum character which can be added automatically, and has the following structure:

  • Packaging Type (1 character).
  • UPC/EAN Manufacturer Number (variable length). This is the same company code used in EAN-8/EAN-13/UPC-A barcodes.
  • Serial Number (variable Length). This is a unique serial number assigned by the manufacturer.
  • Check digit(1 character).

Two digits, called Application Identifier (AI) are added at the beginning of the barcode (00).

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