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tesa® 4972

48µm double sided transparent filmic tape

  • Thickness: 48µm
  • High adhesion level
  • Excellent resistance to demanding environmental conditions
  • Excellent handling performance in converting processes

Product description

tesa® 4972 is a transparent, double-sided self-adhesive tape consisting of a PET backing and a tackified acrylic adhesive.

Application Fields

  • Mounting of metal or plastic badges and signs
  • Fixing of reflection foil to LCD frame
  • Splicing of thin plastic films

Product Construction

Elongation at break 50 %
Backing material PET film
Type of adhesive tackified acrylic
Tensile strength 11.42 lbs/in
Total thickness 1.89 mils
Color transparent

Properties / Performance Values

Static shear resistance at 23°C good
Resistance to chemicals good
Humidity resistance very good
Static shear resistance at 40°C medium
Temperature resistance long term 212 °F
Temperature resistance short term 392 °F
Tack medium
Ageing resistance (UV) very good
Softener resistance good

Adhesion to Values

Adhesion to Steel (initial) 63.95 oz/in
Adhesion to PE (initial) 28.32 oz/in
Adhesion to PC (after 14 days) 78.57 oz/in
Adhesion to PS (after 14 days) 64.87 oz/in
Adhesion to ABS (initial) 48.42 oz/in
Adhesion to PP (after 14 days) 43.85 oz/in
Adhesion to PET (after 14 days) 63.95 oz/in
Adhesion to Aluminium (after 14 days) 70.35 oz/in
Adhesion to PE (after 14 days) 31.98 oz/in
Adhesion to Aluminium (initial) 47.51 oz/in
Adhesion to Steel (initial) 63.95 oz/in
Adhesion to ABS (after 14 days) 59.39 oz/in
Adhesion to PC (initial) 59.39 oz/in
Adhesion to PVC (initial) 52.08 oz/in
Adhesion to PS (initial) 49.34 oz/in
Adhesion to PET (initial) 48.42 oz/in
Adhesion to PP (initial) 27.41 oz/in
Adhesion to Steel (after 14 days) 87.71 oz/in
Adhesion to PVC (after 14 days) 85.88 oz/in

Additional Info

Liner variants:
PV20 brown/blue logo glassine paper (71µm; 82g/m²)
PV43 white/blue logo PE-coated paper (122µm; 120g/m²)
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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