tesa® 4688

Standard polyethylene coated cloth tape

  • Strong adhesion, even on rough surfaces
  • Waterproof
  • Easy to unwind
  • Total halogen content < 1000 ppm
  • Total sulphur content < 1000 ppm

Product description

tesa® 4688 is a standard grade polyethylene coated cloth tape. It is based on a 55 mesh woven PET/rayon fabric backing coated with a pressure sensitive natural rubber adhesive. tesa® 4688 is a typical repairing tape, convenient for a variety of needs with very good handling characteristics.

Application Fields

  • Marking, masking, packaging, protecting, fastening, closing
  • Bonding of construction films
  • Closing of cartons, tins, etc.
  • Fixing of wires
  • Bundling of cables
  • Splicing of films, marking of parts during maintenance in nuclear power plants

Product Construction

Elongation at break 9 %
Type of adhesive natural rubber
Tensile strength 52 N/cm
Total thickness 260 µm
Mesh 55 count per square inch
Backing material PE extruded cloth

Properties / Performance Values

Certified according to TLV 9027/01/06 for use in nuclear power plant
Straight tear edges good
Temperature resistance (30 min) 110 °C
Dielectric breakdown voltage 2900 V

Adhesion to Values

Adhesion to steel 4.5 N/cm

Additional Info

Meets requirements of LV 312-1 dielectric strength 7500 Volts (3 layer)
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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