tesa® 4185

High temperature fineline tape for design painting

Product description

tesa® 4185 is a thin and flexible temperature resistant PVC fineline tape with a natural rubber adhesive particularly developed for two-tone car body applications during OEM paint shop processes. It fulfills the following requirements:

  • High temperature resistance for inline paint shop processes
  • Thin design for visible edge line applications
  • Good conformability to multi-dimensional surfaces
  • Residue-free removability
  • Can be used with dispenser for a high application efficiency

Application Fields

  • Two-tone painting
  • Design Painting
  • Fineline Separation
  • Masking for visible edge lines
  • Masking for high oven drying temperatures

Product Construction

Backing material PVC film
Type of adhesive natural rubber
Total thickness 100 µm

Properties / Performance Values

Elongation at break 200 %
Suitable for die cutting Yes
Flame retardance very good
Tensile strength 25 N/cm
Hand tearability very good
Temperature resistance 160 °C
Easy to remove Yes

Adhesion to Values

Adhesion to steel 3.1 N/cm
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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