Non-Antistatic Cover Tape Type S Heat Activated

Heat Activated Tape

Type S Cover Tape is a transparent, heat sealable polyester cover film engineered to protect and contain surface mount components in a wide range of both conductive and non conductive carrier tapes. Type S Cover Tape’s adhesive system has been proven, with millions of meters of defect-free product manufactured and sold since 1986.

  • Performs within EIA-481 bonding guidelines
  • Proven to work effectively with the following Carrier Tape materials: Types C, X, V & T Static Dissipative Polystyrene, Types J, K, L & O Homogenous Polystyrene
  • Halogen Free

Type S Cover Tape is constructed in two layers, a 0.00092” polyester base film covering a 0.0015” heat-activated adhesive coating layer (total 0.062mm nominal).

Type S Heat Activated Non-Antistatic Cover Tape is provided splice-free on 3” inner diameter plastic cores. Available widths include all EIA standard widths for carrier tapes from 8mm to 56mm.

Recommended Sealing Conditions
The detailed sealing parameters apply to single strike seal mode. Multi-strike, or overlap sealing, may require adjustment outside of these ranges.

Temperature 170° – 200° C
Dwell Time 0.1 – 1.0 sec
Pressure 30 – 35 PSI
Seal Rail Width 0.015 – 0.020″ (0.38 – 0.51 mm)


Shelf Life and Storage
Type S Cover Tape has a shelf life of 1 year from the date of manufacture when kept in recommended conditions. Store this product in its original packaging in a climate controlled environment with temperatures between 4°C and 38°C (39°F – 100°F) and relative humidity under 80%.

Type S Heat Activated Non Antistatic Cover Tape Material Properties
The values presented for this product are typical laboratory data and may be changed without notice. 1Tests performed under specific sealing conditions.

Properties Typical Value Test Method / Standard
Adhesion to Carrier 40 +/- 30 grams1 EIA-481-B
Surface Resistivity N/A ASTM D-257
Tensile Strength 3.2kg/cm width ASTM D-882
Elongation 1 ASTM D-882
Gauge 0.062 +/- 0.007mm ASTM D-374
Colour Natural, non-pigmented
Standard Roll 3″ I.D. core


Part Number Tape Width (+/- 0.10) New Meters Per Roll
NS05406SP 5.4mm 200
NS05506SP 9.2mm 200, 480
NS09506SP 9.5mm 200, 480
NS13306SP 13.3mm 200
NS13506SP 13.5mm 200
NS21006SP 21.0mm 200
NS25506SP 25.5mm 200
NS37506SP 37.5mm 200
NS49506SP 49.5mm 200
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