tesa ® 4446

Repulpable, single-sided end tabbing tape

Product description

tesa ® 4446 is a single-sided repulpable tape without a liner consisting of a flat-back paper and a modified acrylic adhesive.

The main features of tesa ® 4446 are:
  • Full repulpability over full pH-range (pH3 – pH9) for unrestricted use in paper-, board- and fluff-pulp production
  • Excellent tack and adhesion for reliable bonding on fluff-pulp and paper-based substrates
  • Strong flat paper backing for reliable performance with even higher paper grammages

Colour: White

Main applications

tesa ® 4446 is particularly suitable for:
  • End tabbing of fluff-pulp
  • End tabbing , splicing and web feeding of paper-based substrates

Technical properties

Backing material

flat paper

Total thickness

165 µm

Type of adhesive

repulpable tackified acrylic

Elongation at break

7.5 %

Tensile strength

160 N/cm

Tensile strength (crosswise)

100 N/cm

Type of liner


Shelf life time (packed) < 25°C

12 months

Rating properties



Static shear resistance


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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