Carrier Tape Tri-Laminate PS+C Type C, W, X, V & T

Embossed Carrier Tape

Our exclusive Tri-Laminate PS+C (Polystyrene with Carbon) carrier tape provides devices maximum protection from physical and ESD damage during shipping and storage. Tri-Laminate PS+C carrier tape is available in a variety of thicknesses, enabling selection of the best material for the broadest range of design applications.

  • Suitable for complex and basic pocket designs
  • All our carrier tape is manufactured in accordance with EIA standards to ensure compatibility with tape and reel equipment
  • Widths from 8 to 200mm
  • Lengths up to 1000m
  • Formulated to provide maximum crush resistance and consistent peel force with heat activated and pressure sensitive cover tapes

Shelf Life and Storage
We recommend that Tri-Laminate PS+C carrier tapes be used within 5 years of the date of manufacture. Store this product in its original packaging in a climate controlled environment where temperature ranges from 21°C +/- 17°C (70°F +/- 30°F). This product is not affected by humidity. Allow the product to stabilize at room temperature prior to use.

The Tri-Laminate PS+C series meets the EIA-481-D standard for camber that is not greater than 1mm in 250 linear millimeters. For 8mm to 24mm carrier tape in the level wind format, the camber will not be greater than 2mm in 250 linear millimeters.

Tri-Laminate PS+C Carrier Tape Material Properties
The values presented for this product are typical laboratory data and may be changed without notice.

Type V Type W Type C Type X Type T Test Method
Standard Thickness 0.21mm 0.25mm 0.30mm 0.35mm 0.50mm
Specific Gravity 1.06 g/cc ASTM D-792
Tear Strength LD 0.53 lb – TD 0.61 lb ASTM D-1938 [4]
Elongation LD 65% – TD 14% ASTM D-882 [5]
Tensile Strength LD 6575 psi – TD 6445 psi ASTM D-882 [5]
Vicat Softening 107°C (225°F) ASTM D-1525
Surface Resistivity <1012>105 ohms/square ASTM D-257
Static Dissipative per EIA 541

Cover Tape Compatibility

C,W, X, V & T Tri-laminate (Polystyrene + Carbon) X X X X X
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