Product information

tesa® 4840

High grade plastering tape to protect smooth and delicate surfaces

Product description

tesa® 4840 has especially been developed to protect precious and sensitive surfaces against dirt and damage during all kinds of painting and plastering work. It consists of a stable, ribbed film backing which is coated with an uv-resistant natural rubber based adhesive. The embossed tape structure allows you to tear the tape off easily and cleanly at a perfect 90° angle. This allows the plastering tape to be used quickly and precisely - at all corners and right angles. This plastering tape comprises a sturdy film backing which is coated with a light- and aging-resistant natural rubber adhesive compound.

Main applications

  • Outdoor applications 1 Protection of smooth and delicate surfaces during plastering and painting 1 Suitable for applications above 5°C 1 Long-term applications (up to 6 weeks)

Technical properties

Backing material

soft PVC

Total thickness

150 µm

Type of adhesive

natural rubber

Adhesion to steel

1.9 N/cm

Elongation at break

140 %

Tensile strength

22 N/cm


6 weeks

Rating properties

Hand tearability


Suitable for rough surfaces


Paint anchorage


Sharp colour edge




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.