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tesa® 4302

High performance paper masking tape up to 160 °C

Product description

tesa® 4302 is a finely crêped and good conformable paper masking tape, especially suitable for the highest requirements of automotive paintworks (water- or solvent based paints) followed by oven-drying.

Paints and even critical filler systems adhere excellent to the backing avoiding any kind of flaking.

tesa® 4302 can be removed from rubber, glass and paint without tearing or leaving adhesive residues. This is specially remarkable even for cold removal after high heat cycles.

Due to its finely crêped structure, this tape guarantees sharp edged finishing.

Technical properties

Elongation at break

10 %

Type of adhesive

natural rubber

Tensile strength

46 N/cm

Total thickness

170 µm

Backing material

slightly-creped paper

Adhesion to steel

4 N/cm

Temperature resistance

160 °C

Rating properties



Sharp colour edge


Hand tearability


Paint anchorage


Easy to remove


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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