tesa® 4940

160µm d/s non-woven tape

Product description

tesa® 4940 is a translucent, double-sided self-adhesive tape consisting of a non-woven backing and a tackified acrylic adhesive.

tesa® 4940 features:
  • High adhesion level on various kinds of foams, plastic and metal surfaces
  • Excellent temperature resistance
  • Good repulsion resistance
  • Thick PE-coated paper liner to ensure excellent diecuttability

Main applications

  • Mounting plastic and foam parts, heavy paper or cardboard, textile, leather and felt

Technical properties

Type of adhesive

tackified acrylic

Type of liner

PE-coated paper

Total thickness

160 µm

Backing material




Adhesion properties

Adhesion to Steel (initial)

9.3 N/cm

Adhesion to PE (initial)

2.9 N/cm

Adhesion to PC (after 14 days)

13.2 N/cm

Adhesion to ABS (initial)

8 N/cm

Adhesion to ABS (after 14 days)

13.6 N/cm

Adhesion to PC (initial)

10.1 N/cm

Adhesion to Glass (after 14 days)

10.3 N/cm

Adhesion to PE (after 14 days)

3.8 N/cm

Adhesion to Glass (initial)

8.9 N/cm

Adhesion to Steel (after 14 days)

11.3 N/cm

Rating properties

Static shear resistance at 23°C


Resistance to chemicals


Humidity resistance




Ageing resistance (UV)


Temperature resistance long term

80 °C

Temperature resistance short term

150 °C

Softener resistance


Additional Info

Liner variants:
PV44 white PE-coated paper / non printed
PV48 white PE-coated paper / blue tesa logo and tight release

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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