- A format for packaging, transporting, storing, and placing components and devices. The desired components and devices, such as capacitors or chips, are securely adhered to a tape which is wound upon a reel, providing a simple and protective manner of packaging, transporting, and storing. The reels can then be utilized with special equipment which provides for automatic insertion or placement of the parts so held. Its abbreviation is tape & reel packaging.
- abbreviationtape & reel packaging