Carrier Tape Tri-Laminate PS+C Type D & I

Embossed Carrier Tape

Tri-Laminate PS+C (Polystyrene with Carbon) Type D&I provides an economical alternative to type C material. This modified static dissipative polystyrene offers good strength and stability over time and temperature variations. Its uniform surface texture offers a consistently flat sealing area and is suitable for use with a wide variety of pocket designs.

  • Compliant with EIA standards
  • Available in widths from 8 to 24mm
  • Formulated for use 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 D & I Material Properties
The values presented for this product are typical laboratory data and may be changed without notice.

Type D Type I Test Method
Standard Thickness 0.30mm 0.25mm
Specific Gravity 1.06 g/cc ASTM D-792
Tear Strength LD 0.22 lb ASTM D-1938 [4]
Elongation LD 102% – TD 68% ASTM D-882 [5]
Tensile Strength LD 3911 psi – TD 3071 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

D & I Tri-laminate (Polystyrene) X X X X X
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