AA Cover Tape

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

  • Transparent to allow post-taping inspection of components while in the pocket
  • Formulated to minimize wetting
  • Suitable for any heat taping application
  • Consistent adhesion
  • Complies with EIA-481 standards
  • Proven to perform with Advantek Carrier Tapes:
    • Tri-Lam Polystyrene materials: C, D, X, V, T, I & J
    • Homogenous Polystyrene material: P

Material properties

Property Typical Value Test Method
Thickness 0.056 mm N/A
Adhesion to Carrier 40±30 grams EIA-481
Surface Resistivity ≥105, <1012 Ω/sq. ASTM D 257
Tensile Strength 11,000 PSI ASTM D 882
Elongation 100% ASTM D 882
Transmittance 90% ASTM D 1003
Haze 59% ASTM D 1003

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