Patent Number: 6,293,404

Title: Non-nesting component carrier tape

Abstract: A microchip carrier tape has a plurality of sets of pockets for accommodating microchips. Each set of pockets has side walls and end walls joined to bottom walls. The side walls in selected pockets have recesses at the juncture of the side walls with end walls. The bottom walls of the pockets have extensions that inhibit nesting or copulation of portions of the tape that are superimposed when wound on a reel.

Inventors: Bloom; Raymond J. (Minnetonka, MN)

Assignee: Advantek, Inc.

International Classification: H05K 13/00 (20060101); B65D 089/00 ()

Expiration Date: 09/25/2018