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

Advantek’s 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 fl at 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 Advantek 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.

Camber

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

Material Ionics Data
Fluoride 0.0023
Chloride 0.0170
Nitrite 0.0262
Bromide ND
Phosphate ND
Sulfate ND
Lithium ND
Sodium 0.0101
Ammonium 0.0014
Potassium 0.0042
Magnesium ND
Calcium 0.0070
Note: The above ionics data was measured by an independent laboratory.
Material Properties
Property Type D Type I Test Method/Standard
Standard Thickness .30mm .25mm  
Specific Gravity 1.06 g/cc 1.06 g/cc ASTM D-792
Tear Strength LD 0.22 lb LD 0.22 lb ASTM D-1938 [4]
Elongation LD 102.2%
TD 68%
LD 102.2%
TD 68%
ASTM D-882 [5]
Tensile Strength LD 3911 psi
TD 3071 psi
LD 3911 psi
TD 3071 psi
ASTM D-882 [5]
Vicat Softening 107°C (225°F) 107°C (225°F) ASTM D-1525
Surface Resistivity < 1012 ≥ 105 ohms/square < 1012 ≥ 105 ohms/square ASTM D-257
Static Dissipative per
EIA 541

 Note: The values presented for this product are typical laboratory data and may be changed without notice.

COVER TAPE COMPATIBILITY
MATERIAL HSA ABx HUB HUC HUD HUE AA NS PUA PS3
PS X X X X HUD X X X X X


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