Product information

tesa® 8444

Thermoplastic Heat Activated Film
Solutions for consumer electronics industry



Product description

tesa® 8444 is a copolyester based thermoplastic bonding film. This transparent double-sided tape has no backing. It is protected by a strong glassine liner.

tesa® 8444 is halogen-free and compliant with current RoHS standards.

tesa® 8444 is not tacky at room temperature, but is activated by heat while applying slight pressure.

tesa® 8444 enables strong and reliable bonds between different materials, e.g. PC, ABS, SUS, AL or PMMA.

tesa® 8444 features:

  • Reliable bonds between plastic and metal surfaces
  • High push-out values
  • Good shock performance in comparison to standard hot melt adhesives
  • Low activation temperature - below 150 °C jig temperature

Main applications

tesa® 8444 is especially recommended for bonding of metal components to various plastic or metal surfaces, e.g. SUS or AL to PC, ABS or PMMA:

  • Bonding of metal design elements to plastic housings
  • Constructive bonding
  • Bonding of logo to housing

Technical properties

Backing material

none

Color

transparent

Total thickness

3.93 mils

Type of adhesive

copolyester

Type of liner

glassine

Bonding strength

797.70 lbs/in

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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