tesa® 51983

Black double-sided ultrathin tape

Product description

tesa® 51983 is a double-sided self-adhesive tape consisting of a black PET backing and a tackified acrylic adhesive.

tesa® 51983 features:
  • Very low thickness of 30µm
  • Good adhesion level relative to low thickness to smooth surfaces
  • Excellent resistance to demanding environmental conditions
  • Excellent handling performance in converting processes

Main applications

  • Laminating of cushioning materials to LCDs
  • Fixing of reflection foil to LCD frame
  • Splicing of thin plastic films

Technical properties

Elongation at break

50 %

Type of adhesive

tackified acrylic

Tensile strength

20 N/cm

Total thickness

30 µm

Backing material

PET film



Adhesion properties

Adhesion to Steel (initial)

5.2 N/cm

Adhesion to PE (initial)

2 N/cm

Adhesion to PC (after 14 days)

6 N/cm

Adhesion to PS (after 14 days)

5.2 N/cm

Adhesion to ABS (initial)

4.5 N/cm

Adhesion to ABS (after 14 days)

5.3 N/cm

Adhesion to PP (after 14 days)

3.7 N/cm

Adhesion to PET (after 14 days)

4.8 N/cm

Adhesion to Aluminium (after 14 days)

5.5 N/cm

Adhesion to PC (initial)

5.2 N/cm

Adhesion to PVC (initial)

3.6 N/cm

Adhesion to PE (after 14 days)

3.3 N/cm

Adhesion to PS (initial)

4 N/cm

Adhesion to PET (initial)

4.2 N/cm

Adhesion to Aluminium (initial)

4.1 N/cm

Adhesion to PP (initial)

2.3 N/cm

Adhesion to Steel (after 14 days)

7.6 N/cm

Adhesion to PVC (after 14 days)

6.4 N/cm

Rating properties

Static shear resistance at 23°C


Resistance to chemicals


Humidity resistance




Ageing resistance (UV)


Temperature resistance long term

100 °C

Static shear resistance at 40°C


Temperature resistance short term

200 °C

Softener resistance


Additional Info

Liner variants:
PV0 brown glassine paper (71µm; 82g/m²)

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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