Tesa® 4688 Repair Tape (gaffer tissue)

tesa® 4688

  • Waterproof.
  • Simple unwinding.
  • Excellent adhesion even on uneven surfaces.

Technical properties

Backing materialextruded fabric with PE
Type of adhesive
natural rubber
Total thickness
260 µm
Tensile strength [N/25 mm]130
Adhesion to Steel [N/25 mm]11,25
Resistance to tª [°C] (30min)110 °C


tesa® 4688 is a standard repair tape for all requirements. It is composed of a polyethylene fabric with a polyester / rayon backing and a 55 threads per inch weft. All these properties make it a very complete tape.

Main features:

  • High adhesion, even in rough areas.
  • Resists water.
  • certified by AREVA according to the requirements of Siemens AG with the standard regulation TLV 9027/01/06 for nuclear stations: total halogen content 1000 ppm.
  • Meets LV 312-1 7500 volt (3 layer) dielectric strength requirements.
  • Available in 8 colors: black, white, gray, yellow, blue, red, green and brown.

Main applications:

  • Marking, protection, packaging, masking, holding, sealing, etc.
  • Fixing of construction films.
  • Closing of boxes, cans, etc.
  • Fixing of wires.
  • Strapping of cables.

Related products

  • Tesa® 53799 PV2
  • Tesa® 4541
  • Tesa® 4549
  • Tesa® 4651
  • Tesa® 4657
  • Tesa® 4661
  • Tesa® 4621

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