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Product information

tesa® 51408

Flame retardant polyimide high grade masking tape

Product description

tesa® 51408 is a high temperature resistant masking tape featuring a polyimide backing with a silicone adhesive. Features and benefits include:

  • Flame retardent
  • Chemical resistance
  • High temperature resistance (up to 260°C in continuous and up to 315°C in short term, intermittent usage)

Main applications

  • Wave soldering
  • Powder coating
  • Chemical production processes


Technical properties

Elongation at break

70 %

Type of adhesive


Total thickness

65 µm

Backing material


Adhesion to steel

2.8 N/cm

Temperature resistance

260 °C

Tensile strength

46 N/cm

Dielectric breakdown voltage

6000 volt

Rating properties

Insulation class


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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