Product information

tesa® 4987

Double-sided 5mil non-woven tape

Product description

tesa® 4987 is a translucent double-sided self-adhesive tape consisting of a non-woven backing and a tackified acrylic adhesive.

tesa® 4987 features especially:
  • Good shear resistance
  • A good conjunction of high initial tack and ultimate adhesion level even to rough surfaces
  • Good resistance to environmental conditions such as light, elevated temperatures etc.

Main applications

  • Fixing of furniture trims, profiles and window blinds
  • Mounting of heating elements
  • Splicing of corrugated cardboard
  • Lamination of foam and rubber substrates




Technical properties

Elongation at break

3 %

Type of adhesive

tackified acrylic

Type of liner


Colour of liner


Tensile strength

8 N/cm

Weight of liner

100 g/m²

Total thickness

125 µm

Thickness of liner

84 µm

Backing material




Adhesion properties

Adhesion to Steel (initial)

9 N/cm

Adhesion to PE (initial)

4.1 N/cm

Adhesion to PC (after 14 days)

10.4 N/cm

Adhesion to PS (after 14 days)

10.3 N/cm

Adhesion to ABS (initial)

8 N/cm

Adhesion to ABS (after 14 days)

10.8 N/cm

Adhesion to PP (after 14 days)

6.2 N/cm

Adhesion to PET (after 14 days)

8.7 N/cm

Adhesion to Aluminium (after 14 days)

10.1 N/cm

Adhesion to PC (initial)

9.3 N/cm

Adhesion to PVC (initial)

7 N/cm

Adhesion to PE (after 14 days)

4.8 N/cm

Adhesion to PS (initial)

8.5 N/cm

Adhesion to PET (initial)

6.9 N/cm

Adhesion to Aluminium (initial)

7.7 N/cm

Adhesion to PP (initial)

5.6 N/cm

Adhesion to Steel (after 14 days)

11.2 N/cm

Adhesion to PVC (after 14 days)

11.4 N/cm

Rating properties

Static shear resistance at 23°C


Resistance to chemicals


Humidity resistance




Ageing resistance (UV)


Temperature resistance long term

80 °C

Static shear resistance at 40°C


Temperature resistance short term

200 °C

Softener resistance


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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