tesa® 4985

Tacky transfer tape

Product description

tesa® 4985 is a transparent transfer tape using a modified acrylic adhesive. It offers good immediate grab to uneven surfaces.

tesa® 4985 features especially:
  • Excellent conformability due to transfer tape construction
  • Good dispensing properties

Application Fields

  • Mounting of posters and photos
  • Mounting of fabric for pattern books
  • Splicing of paper

Product Construction

Type of liner glassine
Weight of liner 113.79 lbs/in²
80 g/m²
Backing material none
Type of adhesive tackified acrylic
Color of liner brown
Total thickness 1.97 mils
50 µm
Thickness of liner 2.8 mils
71 µm

Properties / Performance Values

Static shear resistance at 23°C medium
Chemical resistance good
Humidity resistance very good
Static shear resistance at 40°C low
Temperature resistance long term 176 °F
80 °C
Temperature resistance short term 392 °F
200 °C
Tack very good
Ageing resistance (UV) very good
Softener resistance good

Adhesion to Values

Adhesion to Steel (initial) 73.09 oz/in
8 N/cm
Adhesion to PE (initial) 37.46 oz/in
4.1 N/cm
Adhesion to PC (after 14 days) 88.62 oz/in
9.7 N/cm
Adhesion to PS (after 14 days) 86.79 oz/in
9.5 N/cm
Adhesion to ABS (initial) 63.04 oz/in
6.9 N/cm
Adhesion to PP (after 14 days) 52.08 oz/in
5.7 N/cm
Adhesion to PET (after 14 days) 58.47 oz/in
6.4 N/cm
Adhesion to Aluminium (after 14 days) 91.36 oz/in
10 N/cm
Adhesion to PE (after 14 days) 44.77 oz/in
4.9 N/cm
Adhesion to Aluminium (initial) 64.87 oz/in
7.1 N/cm
Adhesion to ABS (after 14 days) 84.97 oz/in
9.3 N/cm
Adhesion to PC (initial) 69.44 oz/in
7.6 N/cm
Adhesion to PVC (initial) 62.13 oz/in
6.8 N/cm
Adhesion to PS (initial) 65.78 oz/in
7.2 N/cm
Adhesion to PET (initial) 44.77 oz/in
4.9 N/cm
Adhesion to PP (initial) 31.98 oz/in
3.5 N/cm
Adhesion to Steel (after 14 days) 101.41 oz/in
11.1 N/cm
Adhesion to PVC (after 14 days) 85.88 oz/in
9.4 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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