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tesa® Professional 53949 Matt Gaffer Tape 80 Mesh

The matt and light-absorbing fabric tape is a quick helper for many kinds of tasks and is particularly suited for use at events of all kinds.

  • Indoors and outdoors
  • Ideal for events of all kinds (theater, opera, concerts, trade fairs)
  • On stage and backstage
  • To cover glossy, reflecting surfaces
  • Temporary fixation, e.g. cables or carpets
  • Taping over of gaps and joints
  • Floor markings, e.g. position marks

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.

Product Construction

Type of adhesive natural rubber
Total thickness 310 µm
Backing material PE extruded cloth

Properties / Performance Values

Elongation at break 14 %
Fluorescent no
Straight tear edges good
Abrasion resistance good
Humidity resistance good
Temperature resistance (30 min) 125 °C
Backing appearance (visual) matt
Tensile strength 85 N/cm
Easy to write on
Ageing resistance (UV) good
Hand tearability good
Fogging good
Mesh 80 count per square inch
Removability after 14 days (85°C, 95% r.h.) good
Paint anchorage
Softener resistance medium
Easy to remove yes
Water resistance good

Adhesion to Values

Adhesion to steel 2 N/cm
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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