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App note: EIA surface mount tape standard

Posted on Saturday, December 8th, 2012 in app notes by DP

Here is a paper from the Electronic Industries Alliance describing the standards for surface mount tape. We found it interesting that all surface mount tapes use the same pitch and diameter of the holes in the feeder mechanisms. The pitch being 4mm, and the hole diameter 1.5mm.

Via Outguessing the machine.

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3 Responses to “App note: EIA surface mount tape standard”

  1. Sleepwalker3 says:

    Does anybody know somebody who sells the sprockets as a standard part? I imagine somebody must be making them as a standard part.

  2. Sleepwalker3 says:

    Cool, thanks for that :)

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