AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Electronic components manufacturers have a new option in cover tapes
used for packaging electronic components in tape and reel. The 3M
Electronic Solutions Division today announced the new 3M brand
Static Dissipative Heat Activated Adhesive Cover Tape 2679, which is
designed to seal electrical and electronic components into 3M
polycarbonate carrier tapes for transport or storage. The polyester,
adhesive film tape is designed to protect components from damage while
offering smoother peels and improved transparency for visual inspection.
The tape’s heat-activated (HAA) cover tape seals with carrier tape
through a heat application.
Cover Tape 2679 incorporates improved static-dissipative technology to
provide a high level of protection from static events during transport
and storage, reducing damage to components sensitive to electro-static
discharge (ESD). The cover tape’s improved surface resistance and stable
peel properties allow for a smooth, consistent peel from the carrier
tape. A smooth peel can help reduce the risk of component migration and
The excellent transparency of Cover Tape 2679 enables better visual
inspection to see that components are properly placed in the carrier
tape, helping to prevent mis-picks. The cover tape’s adhesive forms a
strong bond to polycarbonate carrier tape, decreasing the risk of
3M Cover Tape 2679 is available in 480-meter roll format in widths
ranging from 5.2 mm to 49.4 mm. The cover tape is RoHS* compliant.
About 3M Electronic Solutions Division – Transport
3M Electronic Solutions Division’s Transport business, including its 3M
Tape & Reel products, provide a full range of standard and
custom carrier and cover tapes for protection of sensitive electronic
components. For more information on 3M’s transport solutions, visit: http://3M.com/tapeandreel.
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contain any of the substances in excess of the maximum concentration
values (“MCVs”) in EU RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU. The MCVs are by weight
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