tesa CaRes® 51445 PV11

Repulpable, single-sided splicing tape

Product description

tesa CaRes® 51445 is a single-sided repulpable splicing tape, with a liner consisting of a flat-back paper and a modified water soluble acrylic adhesive.

tesa CaRes® 51445 special features:
  • The patented calcium resistant adhesive (CaRes) for a maximised life time of permanent splices on papers containing calcium carbonate (CaCO3)
  • Thin but strong backing to allow a low total splice thickness
  • Printable and coatable backing for easy further processing

  • Very high shear strength
  • Very high heat resistance
  • Very good adhesion values on most paper grades

tesa CaRes® 51445 is certified by independent laboratories for:
  • Repulpability according to TAPPI UM-213 over full pH-range (pH3 – pH9)
  • Resistance against calcium carbonate (CaCO3) according to PTS 302/13

Application Fields

tesa CaRes® 51445 is particularly suitable for:
  • Manual permanent butt-splicing
  • Use in automatic butt-splice applicators

Product Construction

Type of adhesive repulpable tackified acrylic
Total thickness 80 µm
Type of liner repulpable siliconised paper
Backing material flat paper
Color blue

Properties / Performance Values

Elongation at break 6 %
Tensile strength (crosswise) 30 N/cm
Static shear resistance very good
Tack medium
Shelf life time (packed) < 25°C 12 months
Temperature resistance ++

Additional Info

Other products for butt-splicing:
  • tesa® 51444 - reduced thickness for thinner splices
  • tesa® 51455 - slit liner for easier manual splice application
  • tesa® 51465 - slit liner and splitting strip for secure tape fixation during the manual splice preparation
  • tesa® 61445 - black backing for optical detection
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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