tesa® 4983

Double-sided ultrathin tape

Product description

tesa® 4983 is a transparent double-sided self-adhesive tape consisting of a PET backing and a tackified acrylic adhesive.

tesa® 4983 features:
  • Low thickness of 30µm
  • Good adhesion level relative to low thickness to smooth surfaces
  • Excellent resistance to demanding environmental conditions
  • Excellent handling performance in converting processes
  • Dielectric bus bar mounting in thin film solar modules

Application Fields

  • Lamination of cushioning materials to LCDs
  • Fixing of reflection foil to LCD frame
  • Splicing of thin plastic films

Product Construction

Type of adhesive tackified acrylic
Total thickness 30 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 low
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) 5.2 N/cm
Adhesion to PE (initial) 2 N/cm
Adhesion to PC (after 14 days) 6 N/cm
Adhesion to PS (after 14 days) 5.2 N/cm
Adhesion to ABS (initial) 4.5 N/cm
Adhesion to ABS (after 14 days) 5.3 N/cm
Adhesion to PP (after 14 days) 3.7 N/cm
Adhesion to PET (after 14 days) 4.8 N/cm
Adhesion to Aluminium (after 14 days) 5.5 N/cm
Adhesion to PC (initial) 5.2 N/cm
Adhesion to PVC (initial) 3.6 N/cm
Adhesion to PE (after 14 days) 3.3 N/cm
Adhesion to PS (initial) 4 N/cm
Adhesion to PET (initial) 4.2 N/cm
Adhesion to Aluminium (initial) 4.1 N/cm
Adhesion to PP (initial) 2.3 N/cm
Adhesion to Steel (after 14 days) 7.6 N/cm
Adhesion to PVC (after 14 days) 6.4 N/cm

Additional Info

Recognized according to UL 969, file number MH18055

Liner variants:
PV0 brown glassine paper (71µm; 82g/m²)
PV6 red MOPP-film (80µm; 72g/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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