tesa® 4688

Standard polyethylene coated cloth tape

Product Features
  • Strong adhesion, even on rough surfaces
  • Waterproof
  • Easy to unwind
All product features

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. Available in various colors.

Product Features

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

Application Fields

  • For maintenance in nuclear power plants
  • Marking, masking, surface protecting
  • Bonding of construction films
  • Bundling of cables

Product Construction

Type of liner none
Backing material PE extruded cloth
Type of adhesive natural rubber
Total thickness 260 µm
Thickness of tape

Properties / Performance Values

Abrasion resistance good
Temperature resistance (30 min) 110 °C
Elongation at break 9 %
Tensile strength 52 N/cm
Dielectric breakdown voltage 2900 V
Hand tearability good
Mesh 55 count per square inch
Straight tear edges good
Temperature resistance (removability from aluminum after 30 min exposure) 110 °C
Water resistance good

Adhesion to Values

Adhesion to Steel 4.5 N/cm

Additional Info

  • Meets requirements of LV 312-1 dielectric strength 7500 Volts (3 layer)
  • Meets requirements of the Siemens AG standard TLV 9027/01/06 for the usage in nuclear power plants
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.

Related products