Product information

tesa® 51408

Flame retardant Kapton high grade Masking Tape

Product description

tesa® 51408 (Kapton® backing with silicone adhesive) is a highly temperature-resistant and highly adhesive grade tape. Features and benefits include:

  • Flame retardent
  • Chemical resistant
  • High temperature resistance (up to 260°C in continuous and up to 315°C in short term, intermittent usage)

Main applications

51408 can withstand high temperatures for limited periods of time
(250°C/ 482 F = 1.000 hours, 350°C/ 662 F = 10 hours).


Technical properties

Backing material


Total thickness

2.55 mils

Type of adhesive


Adhesion to steel

25.58 oz/in

Elongation at break

60 %

Tensile strength

26.26 lbs/in

Temperature resistance

500 °F

Volume resistivity

1 10^14 Ωm

Dielectric breakdown voltage

7500 volt

Rating properties

Insulation class


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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