tesa® 4688

Standard polyethylene coated cloth tape

Product description

tesa® 4688 is a standard grade polyethylene coated cloth tape. It is based on a 55 mesh woven PET/rayon fabric backing coated with a pressure sensitive natural rubber adhesive.
tesa® 4688 is a typical repairing tape, convenient for a variety of needs with very good handling characteristics.

  • strong adhesion, even on rough surfaces
  • waterproof
  • easy to unwind
  • tesa® 4688 is certified by AREVA according to requirements of the Siemens AG standard TLV 9027/01/06 for nuclear power station: total halogen content < 1000 ppm; total sulphur content < 1000 ppm
  • available in 8 colours: black, white, grey, yellow, blue, red, green, brown

Application Fields

  • Marking, masking, packaging, protecting, fastening, closing
  • Bonding of construction films
  • Closing of cartons, tins, etc.
  • Fixing of wires
  • Bundling of cables
  • Splicing of films, marking of parts during maintenance in nuclear power plants

Product Construction

Thickness of tape
Type of liner none
Backing material PE extruded cloth
Type of adhesive natural rubber
Total thickness 260 µm

Properties / Performance Values

Elongation at break 9 %
Temperature resistance (30 min) 110 °C
Temperature resistance (removability from aluminum after 30 min exposure) 110 °C
Dielectric breakdown voltage 2900 V
Straight tear edges good
Abrasion resistance good
Tensile strength 52 N/cm
Hand tearability good
Mesh 55 count per square inch
Water resistance good

Adhesion to Values

Adhesion to steel 4.5 N/cm
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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