Product information

tesa® 4840

Product description

tesa® 4840 consists of a stable, ribbed film backing which is coated with an uv-resistant natural rubber based adhesive.

This special design allows a demasking without any difficulties and residues even after outdoor applications up to six weeks.
Due to the ribbed backing the tape is easily tearable by hand.

Main applications

tesa® 4840 has especially been developed to protect precious and sensitive smooth surfaces against dirt and damage during all kinds of painting and plastering work. The tape is suitable for applications above 5°C.




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.