tesa® 4338 PV0

High Performance Masking Tape Grade - up to 120 °C / 248 F

Product description

tesa® 4338 is a green coloured smooth masking tape for highly demanding paint masking applications, especially in transportation sectors such as marine, train, truck and various others where high conformability and clean paint edges are required.
The age resistant natural rubber adhesive has a high initial tack, provides outdoor usability for up to 14 days1, temperature resistance up to 120 °C / 248 F and clean removal.

1 14 day UV resistance in Central and Northern Europe.

Application Fields

  • High visibility due to vivid colour
  • Excellent handling (easy and controlled unwinding, finger friendly, and high conformability)
  • For multiple drying cycles – up to six cycles at 120 °C/40 min
  • Excellent adherence of paints and fillers
  • Good initial tack for secure fixation of masks without peel-off
  • Clean paint edges
  • 14 day UV resistance for short outdoor storing of masked objects

Product Construction

Elongation at break 13 %
Type of adhesive natural rubber
Tensile strength 43 N/cm
Total thickness 145 µm
Backing material slightly-creped paper

Properties / Performance Values

Hand tearability very good
Temperature resistance 120 °C
Easy to remove Yes

Adhesion to Values

Adhesion to steel 3.5 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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