How to Use Carrier Tape Cutting Tool CT-51304 Tape. The Tape Splicing Tool is used for attaching the end of a depleted reel of components to the beginning of a new reel without stopping the pick and place machine. The SMD Carrier Tape Cutting Tool is specially designed for precise cutting of SMD Carrier Tapes prior to splicing. The CT-51304 has alignment pins for cutting through the center of the sprocket hole on the carrier. The SMD Carrier Tape Cutting Tool cuts the carrier between the holes. The is designed to cut all sizes of carrier from 8mm to 56mm wide. The CT-51304 is not included with the tape splicer kit. The Carrier Tape Cutting Tool may be purchased optionally.
To begin the splicing procedure, first remove protective liners from both ends of the Slicing Tape.
Place Splicing Tape in CT-51304 Cutting Tool with closed circles over the pins.
Loosen the cover tape by lifting it with a knife about 1/8-inch (3mm) from beginning of the New reel. Place the carrier tape over the pins on the Cutting Tool.
Place end of OLD reel over the pins, to make a near seamless joint.
The Splicing procedure is now completed. Remove the joined carrier tape from the CT-51304 Splicing Tool and feed into pick and place machine without line shut-down. www.tapesplice.com
SMD Carrier Tape Cutting Tool Cuts SMD tape up to 56mm www.tapesplice.com. The CT-51304 manual tape splicer joins together all sizes of SMD carrier tape. Use during pick & place assembly to splice the end of a depleted reel to the beginning of a fresh reel of components without line shutdown. Fits all tape widths without tooling changes. Joins 8, 12, 16, 24, 32 & 44mm tape. Splices plastic, paper, or metal carrier tape. Completely portable. Hand-held. CT-51304 SMD Splicing Tool. Order No.Description