Product information

tesa® Professional 53949 PV2 matt gaffer tape

Light-absorbing fabric tapes for many kinds of uses at events

Product description

Our fabric tape tesa® 53949 consists of a PE-extruded fabric fitted with an adhesive made from natural rubber. As it is available in 3 matt product variants, it is particularly well suited for applications when reflections have to be avoided. The multi-purpose fabric tape sees frequent use at events of all kinds, e.g. at concerts, trade fairs or theater performances. The fabric tape provides a good adhesive strength (even on rough surfaces), is light-absorbing, can be torn off by hand and can be removed effortlessly. Furthermore, it is abrasion-proof, smooth, flexible, water-repellent and weather-proof so that it is well suited for outdoor applications.


Technical properties

Elongation at break

14 %

Surface finish


Type of adhesive

natural rubber

Temperature resistance (30 min)

125 °C

Tensile strength

85 N/cm

Total thickness

310 µm

Backing material

PE extruded cloth

Adhesion to steel

2 N/cm


80 count per square inch

Rating properties



Removability after 14 days (23°C)




Straight tear edges


Abrasion resistance


Humidity resistance


Salt water resistant


Easy to write on


Ageing resistance (UV)




Hand tearability


Removability after 14 days (85°C, 95% r.h.)


Paint anchorage


Softener resistance


Easy to remove


Water resistant




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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