Cover Tape > Type HUC Heat Activated Antistatic Cover Tape

Advantek’s Type HUC 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
  • Available in level winding



Type HUC 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 HUC Heat Activated Cover Tape is provided standard with 300, 500 and 1000 splice-free meters. longer meter length in leven winding is available: 5.*mm in 3000 meters, 9.*mm in 1500 or 3000 meters. Widths available include all EIA standard widths for carrier tapes between 8mm and 56mm, plus custom widths by special request

Part Number Width
HUC0054-300 5.4mm +/- 0.1
HUC0054-3000 5.5mm +/- 0.1
HUC0092-300 9.2mm +/- 0.1
HUC0092-1500 9.2mm +/- 0.1
HUC0092-3000 9.2mm +/- 0.1
HUC0133-300 13.3mm +/- 0.1
HUC0135-300 13.5mm +/- 0.1
HUC0213-300 21.3mm +/- 0.1
HUC0255-300 25.5mm +/- 0.1
HUC0375-300 37.5mm +/- 0.1
HUC0495-300 49.5mm +/- 0.1

* Note: The part numbers listed here are just examples, 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 .050 mm N/A
Adhesion to Carrier 45+/-151 EIA-481
Surface Resistivity (23±2C, 50±5%RH) Adhesive: ≤1010Ohms/sq.
back side: ≤1011Ohms/sq.
ASTM D-257
Tensile Strength 11000 PSI ASTM D-882
Elongation 95% ASTM D-882
Transparency 90% Transmittance
89% Clarity
22% 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 HUC 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 under 30°C and relative humidity below 65%. 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.


Embossed Carrier Tape SFT™ Complex Designs Basic Designs Interleaf Tape
Surftape® Bare Die Micro Thin
Cover Tapes Heat Activated Pressure Sensitive
Packaging Reels Jumbo Ultra Pro Lite Trimline Mini
Humidity Indicator Cards 1 Spot 3 Spot 4 Spot 6 Spot
Desiccant 1/6 Unit 1/3 Unit 1/2 Unit 1 Unit 2 Unit 4 Unit 8 Unit