Product information

tesa® 7493

Polyethylene closed cell single sided foam tape 6mm thick (grey & white)

Product description

tesa® 7493 is a 6mm-thick irradiation, cross-linked polyethylene closed cell foam tape with an acrylic adhesive on one side. Irradiation cross-linking ensures consistently high quality. The closed cell foam makes it suitable for keeping out dust and water, while the acrylic adhesive allows for easy application to various surface materials and provides high resistance to environmental factors such as humidity, temperature and UV light.t tesa® 7493 foam tape is soft, conformable and suitable for use on uneven surfaces. In addition, the sealing foam tape is non-toxic when burnt, non-carcinogenic and will not contaminate food or water. The foam tape is available in 3mm, 5mm, 6mm, 10mm and 12mm thicknesses. tesa® 7493 is REACH and RoHS compliant

Main applications

  • tesa® 7493 is a foam seal tape for demanding industrial sealing applications
  • Usable for dam wall sealing (concreting)
  • The tape is ideal for draught and water sealing
  • It can be used for sealing concrete formwork
  • Suitable for sealing electrical enclosures
  • Ideal for sealing between canopies and trays in recreational vehicles
  • REACH and RoHS compliant


Technical properties

Elongation at break

175 %

Type of adhesive


Temperature resistance up to

80 °C

Temperature resistance from

-80 °C

Total thickness

6000 µm

Backing material

PE foam

Tensile strength cm2

40 N/cm²

Rating properties

Flame retardant


Resistance to chemicals


Suitable for die cutting


Water resistance




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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