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tesa® 50551 Wheel Rim Protection

Transparent surface protection tape

  • Reliable bonding to painted and chromed finishes
  • Traceless removal
  • Excellent outdoor resistance for more than 6 months
  • Potential cost savings due to reduction in rectification and final repair
  • Effective prevention against brake disk corrosion – particularly after storage in maritime environments
  • Reduction in damage caused by vehicle fixation during sea shipment
  • Easy to apply
  • Simple, low-cost application and removal processes
  • No polishing after unmasking
  • Easy disposal – both the film and the adhesive system are environmentally friendly
  • Due to good UV resistance, tesa® 50551 Wheel Rim Protection can remain on the surface until arrival at the end customer.

Product description

tesa® 50551 transparent protection tape is the perfect solution for the protection of sensitive surfaces during transportation. The transparency of tesa® 50551 makes damages easily recognisable. Due to the good UV resistance tesa® 50551 can remain on the surface until the arrival at the end customer.

User benefits:
  • Good adhesion to painted and chromed finishes
  • Reliable bonding during vehicle transportation
  • Offer cost savings due to reduction in rectification and final repair
  • Excellent outdoor resistance for more than 6 months
  • Effective prevention against brake disk corrosion - particularly after storage at maritime environments
  • Reduction of damages caused by vehicle fixation during sea shipment
  • Easy to apply. Ensuring simple, low cost application and removal processes
  • No polishing after de-masking
  • Easy disposal. Both, the film and the adhesive system are environmentally friendly

Application Fields

  • Protection of painted surfaces (wheel rims) during the assembly, storage and transportation process

Product Construction

Backing material PE film
Type of adhesive acrylic
Total thickness 70 µm

Properties / Performance Values

Elongation at break 200 %
Chemical resistance good
UV-resistance 26 weeks
Suitable for die cutting Yes
Tensile strength 11 N/cm
Easy to remove Yes

Adhesion to Values

Adhesion to steel 1.2 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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