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tesa Adds New Silicone Tapes to Line-Up

Published on 2010-05-27. Author : SpecialChem

Company officials of tesa tape, inc., an affiliate of tesa SE, a global leader in the manufacture and supply of pressure-sensitive adhesive tapes, recently introduced two new specialty products with silicone adhesive systems designed for temporary masking applications. These new products - tesa® 50650 and tesa® 50600 - join the company's extensive masking product line which ranges from general-purpose to highly-specialized masking tapes.

The Perfect Mask! tesa® 50650 and tesa® 50600 were developed with specialty masking and holding applications in mind. Constructed of a durable polyester film backing coated with a distinctive silicone adhesive, tesa® 50650 and tesa® 50600 are designed to perform well in harsh and demanding conditions, including withstanding temperatures of up to 428 degrees Fahrenheit for up to 30 minutes! The resilient polyester backing is resistant to abrasions, as well as to chemical and thermal elements, and the tapes' clean-and-crisp edges produce remarkably sharp paint lines. Coupled with the polyester backing, the silicone adhesive provides a delicate balance between the right adhesion power for the job and clean, residue-free removal upon job completion.

The characteristics of tesa® 50650 and tesa® 50600 make them ideal masking and temporary holding solutions for demanding applications, such as: masking during powder coating applications, composite bonding, protection and removal of epoxies during bonding processes, temporarily joining layers of film and fabric during composite manufacturing, and more.

About tesa tape, inc.

For over a century, tesa tape has pioneered the development of pressure-sensitive adhesive tape technologies. This rich tradition of innovation dates back to 1882 when the company's founder patented a method for manufacturing medical adhesive dressings. With this invention came the beginning of a global enterprise dedicated to the development and promotion of advanced adhesive tape solutions. Today, this worldwide enterprise services customers in over 100 countries around the globe and holds numerous product patents. In North America, tesa markets many diverse product lines including double-sided fastening tapes, masking tapes and associated products, packaging tapes, duct and cloth tapes, and many specialty tape products. At tesa, it is our charter to provide our customers with service levels and applications expertise that are second to none in the industry. With this as our goal, we stand committed to providing you with adhesive tape solutions beyond the roll!

Source: tesa tape, inc.


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