tesa® 4972

Double-sided very thin filmic tape

Product description

tesa® 4972 is a transparent double-sided self-adhesive tape consisting of a PET backing and a tackified acrylic adhesive.

tesa® 4972 features especially:
  • Very low thickness of only 48µm
  • High adhesion level relative to low thickness
  • Excellent resistance to demanding environmental conditions
  • Excellent handling performance in converting processes

Application Fields

  • Mounting of metal or plastic badges and signs
  • Fixing of reflection foil to LCD frame
  • Splicing of thin plastic films

Product Construction

Type of adhesive tackified acrylic
Total thickness 48 µm
Backing material PET film
Colour transparent

Properties / Performance Values

Elongation at break 50 %
Static shear resistance at 23°C good
Chemical resistance good
Humidity resistance very good
Tack medium
Tensile strength 20 N/cm
Ageing resistance (UV) very good
Static shear resistance at 40°C medium
Temperature resistance long term duration 100 °C
Softener resistance good
Temperature resistance short term duration 200 °C

Adhesion to Values

Adhesion to Steel (initial) 7 N/cm
Adhesion to PE (initial) 3.1 N/cm
Adhesion to PC (after 14 days) 8.6 N/cm
Adhesion to PS (after 14 days) 7.1 N/cm
Adhesion to ABS (initial) 5.3 N/cm
Adhesion to ABS (after 14 days) 6.5 N/cm
Adhesion to PP (after 14 days) 4.8 N/cm
Adhesion to PET (after 14 days) 7 N/cm
Adhesion to Aluminium (after 14 days) 7.7 N/cm
Adhesion to PC (initial) 6.5 N/cm
Adhesion to PVC (initial) 5.7 N/cm
Adhesion to PE (after 14 days) 3.5 N/cm
Adhesion to PS (initial) 5.4 N/cm
Adhesion to PET (initial) 5.3 N/cm
Adhesion to Aluminium (initial) 5.2 N/cm
Adhesion to PP (initial) 3 N/cm
Adhesion to Steel (after 14 days) 9.6 N/cm
Adhesion to PVC (after 14 days) 9.4 N/cm

Additional Info

Liner variants:
PV0/PV42 brown glassine paper (71µm; 82g/m²)
PV40 white/red tesa® logo glassine paper (71µm; 82g/m²)
PV4/PV43 white with blue tesa® logo PE-coated paper (122µm; 120g/m²)
PV6 red MOPP-film (80µm; 72g/m²)
PV52 transparent PET-film (75µm; 110g/m²)
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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