tesa® 60400

tesa® 60400 – Bio & Strong

Product description

tesa® 60400 is a bio-based packaging tape which is suitable for medium-weight packaging applications (15–30 kg). The backing material chosen for this tape is polylactide acid, also known as PLA. PLA is 100% made from renewable feedstocks such as corn starch, tapioca roots and sugarcane. The system adhesive used for this tape is a natural rubber with a natural-based resin. Thanks to the smart choice of raw materials and its outstanding design, tesa® 60400 is produced with a bio-carbon content of 98% and, consequently, a reduced carbon footprint.

Sustainability Features
  • Total bio-based carbon content of 98%
  • Official certification from DIN-CERTCO and TÜV AUSTRIA (highest possible rating)
  • Lower carbon emissions compared to other standard packaging tapes
  • Solvent-free production process

Technical Features
  • Strong adhesion
  • Robust backing material
  • Excellent performance on recycled cardboards

Application Fields

  • Sealing of medium-weight cardboard boxes (15–30 kg)
  • Suitable for manual and automatic dispensers
  • Packaging, bundling and closing

Product Construction

Backing material Polylactide (PLA)
Type of adhesive natural rubber
Total thickness 55 µm

Properties / Performance Values

Elongation at break 185 %
Printability very good
Manual application yes
Tensile strength 30 N/cm
Automatic application yes
Hand tearability good

Adhesion to Values

Adhesion to steel 3.5 N/cm

Additional Info

tesa® 60400 is printable with all types of ink systems
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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