tesa® Professional 4438

UV Surface Protection Tape, labelled



Product description

Our UV surface protection tape tesa® 4438 consists of a lightly crêped and waterproof paper base fitted with a special adhesive made from acrylate. This combination provides a high durability and temperature resistance. Due to the equally high UV resistance, it can be used for up to 12 weeks outdoors and removed without residue. Tape off once, paint several times: With our surface protection tape, professional painters work more efficiently, save time and lay the foundation for perfect paint work. tesa® 4438 is moreover suited for sensitive and rough surfaces as well, can be torn off by hand and be comfortably used while it also allows generating sharp paint edges.

Main applications

  • For professional paint work
  • For façade renovations
  • Outdoor applications (up to 12 weeks
  • Also suitable for sensitive and rough surfaces
  • Specially suited for adhesion on water-soluble acrylic paints
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tesa Professional Masking and Plastering - Building Protection Category/Mood
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tesa Professional Masking Category/Mood
tesa Professional Masking Category/Mood
tesa Professional Masking and Plastering - Building Protection Category/Mood

Technical properties

Backing material

slightly-creped paper

Total thickness

170 µm

Type of adhesive

acrylic

Adhesion to steel

4 N/cm

Elongation at break

5 %

Tensile strength

33 N/cm

UV-resistance

12 weeks

Rating properties

Hand tearability

++

Suitable for sensitive surfaces

++

Suitable for rough surfaces

+

Paint anchorage

++

Sharp colour edge

+

Conformability

+

tesa® products prove their impressive quality day in, day out in demanding conditions and are regularly subjected to strict controls. All technical information and data above mentioned are provided to the best of our knowledge on the basis of our practical experience. They shall be considered as average values and are not appropriate for a specification. Therefore tesa SE can make no warranties, expressed or implied, including, but not limited to any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. The user is responsible for determining whether the tesa® product is fit for a particular purpose and suitable for the user’s method of application. If you are in any doubt, our technical staff will be glad to support you.

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