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Carrier Tape Calculator

Certain inputted part sizes may result in calculated carrier tape parameters that do not conform to the EIA-481-C-2003 standard. This calculator is to be used for estimation and comparison purposes only. Please contact Tek Pak to verify the suitability of the calculated carrier tape parameters for your component. Tek Pak accepts no responsibility for any losses or damages that the user has incurred as a result of using this calculator.

*Input Fields

Calculate Tape & Reel Parameters
Input Part Size: Calculated Carrier Tape Parameters:
*Ao (mm) 0.01-54.00 Ao (mm)
*Bo (mm) 0.01-76.00 Bo (mm)
*Ko (mm) 0.01-30.00 Ko (mm)
Width (mm)
Pitch (mm)

 Cardboard Supply Reel (Empty Carrier Tape)
Select Reel Dimensions: Calculated Supply Reel Parameters:
*Outside reel diameter (inches) Meters/Reel
*Inside reel diameter (inches) Pockets/Meter
Pockets/Reel

Plastic Takeup Reel (Carrier Tape Filled With Components)
Select Reel Dimensions: Calculated Takeup Reel Parameters:
*Outside reel diameter (inches) Meters/Reel
*Inside reel diameter (inches) Pockets/Meter
*Takeup Reels/
Supply Reel
Pockets/Reel
Meters extra

Calculate Unit Packaging Costs ($ / Pocket)
Input Your Costs Below: Calculated $ / Pocket:
*$ / Carrier meter
*$ / Takeup reel
*$ / Cover Tape - 
300 meter roll
$ / Pocket