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.
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|
|Specific Gravity||1.06 g/cc||ASTM D-792|
|Tear Strength||LD 0.53 lb – TD 0.61 lb||ASTM D-1938 |
|Elongation||LD 65% – TD 14%||ASTM D-882 |
|Tensile Strength||LD 6575 psi – TD 6445 psi||ASTM D-882 |
|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|