tesa® 7140

Flange masking tape in the automotive industry



Product description

tesa® 7140 consists of a laminate of PVC film with a PET film. It combines the durability of a PVC film and the high tensile modulus of a PET film.
This product allows applying the window panes directly to the e-coated window flange area without using any primer. 7140 is highly compatible with all relevant e-coats/ fillers and window glues. After demasking, the panes can be applied directly on the e-coat without any pretreatment of the surface.

Main applications

Masking tape for wide range of flange masking requirements

Technical properties

Elongation at break

130 %

Type of adhesive

natural rubber

Tensile strength

73 N/cm

Total thickness

168 µm

Backing material

PVC film

Adhesion to steel

4 N/cm

Temperature resistance

170 °C

Rating properties

Conformability

+

Paint anchorage

++

Easy to remove

Yes

Additional Info

The product design of tesa® 7140 allows convenient application both by hand and robot and is also suitable for converting and die-cutting. In case of fully automatic applications the best-before-date for spools is max. 12 months under recommended storage conditions.

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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