Product information

tesa® 51026

PET cloth wire-harness tape for high abrasion protection and high temperature resistance up to 150°C

Product description

tesa® 51026 PET Cloth tape is an efficient solution for engine compartment wire harnessing where very high abrasion and high temperature resistance is required.
Its new-generation acrylic adhesive is compatible with new halogen-free cable jacketing materials (PE/PP) and provides enhanced durability. It is optimised for manual and automatic application.


  • high abrasion resistance
  • high temperature resistance 150°C/3000h
  • oil and fuel resistant
  • UV resistant
  • flame retardant
  • fogging-free
  • excellent compatibility with PVC, PE and PP cable insulation
  • stable unwind strength
  • resistant to ageing
  • rot-proof
  • tear resistant
  • strong adhesion
  • flexible and smooth

Main applications

tesa® 51026 PET Cloth tape is designed for the engine compartment wire harnessing, providing high abrasion protection.


Technical properties

Backing material

PET cloth

Total thickness

260 µm

Type of adhesive


Adhesion to steel

5.5 N/cm

Elongation at break

40 %

Tensile strength

275 N/cm

Temperature resistance min.

-40 °C

Temperature resistance (3000h)

150 °C

Abrasion resistance (10mm mandrel)

Class D (acc. to LV312)

Abrasion resistance (5mm mandrel)

Class D (acc. to LV312)

Flame resistance as composite

Class B (acc. to LV312)

Unwind force (roll width ≤ 9mm)

5 N/roll (30 m/min)

Unwind force (roll width > 9mm)

11 N/roll (30 m/min)

Noise damping (decibel)

Class A (acc. to LV312)

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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