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tesa® 60400 Bio-based Packaging Tape

tesa® 60400 Bio-based Packaging Tape

Product Description

tesa® 60400 is a bio-based packaging tape in the industry suitable for medium-weight packaging applications (15 – 30 kg). The backing material chosen for this tape is polylactide acid, also known as PLA. PLA is 100% made form renewable feedstocks such as corn starch, tapioca roots, or sugarcane. The system adhesive used for this tape is a natural rubber with a natural-based resin. Thanks to the smart choice of raw materials and its outstanding design, tesa® 60400 is produced with a bio-carbon content of 98% and, consequently, a reduced carbon footprint.

Sustainability Features

  • Total bio-based carbon content of 98%
  • Official certification from DIN-CERTCO and TÜV AUSTRIA (highest possible rating from both institutes)
  • Lower CO2 emissions compared to other standard packaging tapes
  • Solvent-free production process

Technical Features

  • Strong adhesion
  • Robust backing material
  • Excellent performance on recycled carboards

Application Fields

  • Sealing of medium-weight cardboard boxes (15 – 30 kg)
  • Suitable for manual and automatic dispensers
  • Packaging, bundling and closing

Product Construction

Type of adhesive natural rubber
Bio-based or recycled content Backing Material None
Total thickness 55 µm
Backing material Polylactide (PLA)

Properties / Performance Values

Elongation at break 185 %
Printability very good
Manual application yes
Tensile strength 30 N/cm
Automatic application yes
Hand tearability good

Adhesion to Values

Adhesion to steel 3.5 N/cm

Additional Info

tesa® 60400 is printable with all types of ink systems.