SMD Cover Tape Extenders
No more struggling with SMD component reels and short strip components free-issued parts. Easily connect these tape extenders to the cover tape winding spool.
- Reduces setup and machine downtime
- Very easy to apply
- Available in 4 widths to order
- ESD safe
5mm width cover tape extender - For 8mm & 12mm SMT reels (Box of 500)
9mm width cover tape extender - For 16mm SMT reels (Box of 500)
18mm width cover tape extender - For 24mm SMT reels (Box of 250)
34mm width cover tape extender - For 44mm & 56mm SMT reels (Box of 200)
Standard DeliveryUsual shipping within 2-5 days
Next DayService available. Cut-off by 12.30pm
For the pick and place production operative or the production manager, what can be more frustrating than SMD component reels with little or no cover tape to attach to the cover tape winding arrangement of the machine? Or worse still, having to work with very small strips of free-issued or sourced component tape.
These quality cover tape extenders offer a solution and will allow easy cover tape attachment, reduce downtime and prevent some component loss.
Simply peel off the backing tape from the yellow adhesive end and attach it to the existing component cover tape. Then with the clear non-adhesive main tape length, commence taking up on the winding spool.
Available in 4 widths for various SMD tape sizes.
Overall length: 396mm
Adhesive strip length: Approx. 50mm
Construction: 0.055mm thick PET strip with covered adhesive tape
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