tesa® 4840

Premium embossed plastering tape for delicate surfaces

Product description

tesa® 4840 consists of a stable, ribbed film backing which is coated with a uv-resistant natural rubber based adhesive.

This special design allows easy demasking without residues even after up to six weeks outdoor use.
Due to the ribbed backing the tape is easily tearable by hand.

Main applications

tesa® 4840 has especially been developed to protect expensive and delicate smooth surfaces against dirt and damage during painting and plastering. The tape is suitable for applications above 5°C.

Technical properties

Elongation at break

140 %

Type of adhesive

natural rubber


6 weeks

Tensile strength

22 N/cm

Total thickness

150 µm

Backing material

soft PVC

Adhesion to steel

1.9 N/cm

Rating properties



Sharp colour edge


Hand tearability


Suitable for rough surfaces


Paint anchorage


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.