Product information

tesa® 4185

High temperature fineline tape for design painting

Product description

tesa® 4185 is a thin and flexible temperature resistant PVC fineline tape with a natural rubber adhesive particularly developed for two-tone car body applications during OEM paint shop processes. It fulfills the following requirements:

  • High temperature resistance for inline paint shop processes
  • Thin design for visible edge line applications
  • Good conformability to multi-dimensional surfaces
  • Residue-free removability
  • Can be used with dispenser for a high application efficiency

Main applications

  • Two-tone painting
  • Design Painting
  • Fineline Separation
  • Masking for visible edge lines
  • Masking for high oven drying temperatures

Technical properties

Backing material

PVC film

Total thickness

3.93 mils

Type of adhesive

natural rubber

Adhesion to steel

28.32 oz/in

Elongation at break

200 %

Tensile strength

20.55 lbs/in

Temperature resistance

320 °F

Rating properties

Hand tearability


Easy to remove


Suitable for die cutting


Paint anchorage


Sharp color Edge


Powerwash resistance




Flame retardant


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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