I called Epson and my tray was under warranty.
They sent me a new replacement tray. The original tray had flimsy clear plastic lead. The replacement tray had a thick black plastic lead.
I also emailed Epson with a request as to where the tray can be purchased.
They sent the following reply.
The part(s) you require may be purchased from one of the following Parts
Distributors. The part number you require is #1401409.
NOTE: Not all parts on your unit are User Replaceable and the unit may
National Parts Depot
31 Elkay Drive
Chester, NY 10918
Compass Micro, Inc.
436 S. E. 91st Avenue
Portland, OR 97216
Vance Baldwin Electronics
2701 W. McNab Road
Pompano Beach, FL 33069
If you require further assistance with this particular issue, please ensure
all of our previous correspondence is contained in your reply, so we can
better track the history of this issue.
If you have a different issue, please submit another E-form via our website
(http://www.epson.com), and we will respond in a timely manner. Thank you
again for contacting Epson.