Product information

tesa Softprint® 53416 FE

Plate mounting tape for photopolymer plates in flexographic printing

Product description

Double-sided foam tape

The medium foam makes this the ideal compromise in printing solids, line work and screen with only one foam hardness.

Foam Properties
  • Low thickness tolerance
  • Long lasting, constant recovery characteristics

Adhesive Properties
  • Low tack surface characteristics
  • Secure plate bonding with excellent resistance to edge lifting
  • Excellent tape bonding towards cylinder/sleeve side
  • Solvent resistance

Additional Properties
  • Compensating product design for demanding sleeve/cylinder surfaces.
  • Structured PP liner
  • Colour indicates foam hardness

Main applications

Mounting of 1.14 mm (0.45‘‘) and 1.70 mm (0.067‘‘) flexographic printing plates onto steel / aluminium / PU cylinders and sleeves.


Technical properties

Type of adhesive

tackified acrylic

Type of liner




Total thickness

430 µm

Backing material

PE foam with film lamination

Thickness category

380 µm

Logo colour


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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