tesa® 4438

UV Surface Protection Tape

Product description

The combination of the impregnated backing material with the high UV resistance facilitates multiple working processes in only one covering process.

Application Fields

This tape is especially suited for all renovation work, particularly for outdoor painting, facade renovation as well as for heat protection. tesa® 4438 is especially suitable for use water based acrylic paints. It can be used as a protection tape during transport or storage of products with valuable surfaces. tesa® 4438 is suitable for short term masking during wave soldering and other high temperature processes as well.

Product Construction

Elongation at break 5 %
Type of adhesive acrylic
Tensile strength 33 N/cm
Total thickness 167 µm
Backing material flat paper

Properties / Performance Values

UV-resistance 12 weeks
Hand tearability very good
Suitable for rough surfaces good

Adhesion to Values

Adhesion to steel 4 N/cm

Additional Info

The application of an adhesive tape on weathered surfaces may lead to residues during demasking. Therefore we strongly recommend a test application prior to use.
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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