Cover Tape > Type HUB Heat Activated Antistatic Cover Tape

Advantek’s Type HUB Cover Tape is an antistatic, transparent, heat sealable cover film. It is engineered to protect and contain surface mount components in embossed polystyrene and polycarbonate carrier tapes.

  • Transparent to allow post-taping inspection of components while in the pocket
  • Formulated to prevent wetting
  • Suitable for any heat sealing taping application
  • Consistent adhesion
  • Complies with EIA-481 standards
  • Proven to perform with these Advantek Carrier Tape materials:
    • Polystyrene, Homogenous Polystyrene
    • Polycarbonate
  • Halogen-free



Type HUB Cover Tape contains a top layer of antistatic PET base film, and a bottom layer of heat activated adhesive coating layer. Both sides are antistatic to ensure the protection of static sensitive devices.



Type HUB Heat Activated Cover Tape is provided standard with 300 splice-free meters, customized length would be discussed case by case. Widths available include all EIA standard widths for carrier tapes between 8mm and 56mm, plus custom widths by special request.

Part Number Width
HUB0054-300 5.4mm +/- 0.1
HUB0055-300 5.5mm +/- 0.1
HUB0092-300 9.2mm +/- 0.1
HUB0093-300 9.3mm +/- 0.1
HUB0133-300 13.3mm +/- 0.1
HUB0135-300 13.5mm +/- 0.1
HUB0213-300 21.3mm +/- 0.1
HUB0255-300 25.5mm +/- 0.1
HUB0375-300 37.5mm +/- 0.1
HUB0495-300 49.5mm +/- 0.1

* Note: The part numbers listed here are just examples, may not cover all the widths available, you may check Advantek sales for the availability of other width and length.


Recommended Sealing Conditions (Single-Strike Seal Mode)
Temperature 150° - 200°C
Dwell Time 0.25 - 0.40 sec.
Pressure 30 - 70 PSI
Seal Rail Width 0.015 - 0.020” (0.38 - 0.51mm)


Material Properties
Property Typical Value Test Method/Standard
Thickness .048 mm N/A
Adhesion to Carrier 50+/-151 EIA-481
Surface Resistivity ≥105 to <1012 ohms/square
(both sides)
ASTM D-257
Tensile Strength 10,000 PSI ASTM D-882
Elongation 74% ASTM D-882
Transparency 92% Transmittance
74% Clarity
25% Haze
ASTM D-1003
Color Transparent

1Tests performed under specific sealing conditions.
Note: The values presented for this product are typical laboratory data and may be changed without notice.


Shelf Life and Storage

We recommend that the Advantek HUB Cover Tape be used within 24 months from the date of manufacture. Store this product in its original packaging in a climate-controlled environment with temperatures between 20°C~25°C and relative humidity between 50%~70%. Do not store in direct sunlight or excess temperature/humidity for prolonged periods of time. Allow the product to stabilize at room temperature prior to use.


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