Product information

tesa® 53949 PV2 matt gaffer tape

Non-reflective polyethylene coated high grade cloth tape

Product description

tesa® 53949 PV2 is a matt gaffer tape specially designed for the arts and entertainment industry. It consists of a PE coated 80 mesh woven PET fabric backing coated with a pressure sensitive natural rubber adhesive.
tesa® 53949 PV2 is the ideal solution for a wide range of applications whenever a non-reflective surface is important.

  • light-absorbing, non-reflective
  • good adhesion, even on rough surfaces
  • abrasion resistant
  • water repellent
  • conformable
  • easy to remove
  • available in matt black, matt white, and matt silver

Main applications

  • On-stage/back-stage jobs in theatre, opera, cinema and music halls
  • Fixing of cables on carpets, walls etc.
  • Covering of shiny and glossy surfaces
  • Fixing of cable links
  • Sealing of joints
  • Floor marking and fixing



Technical properties

Elongation at break

14 %

Surface finish


Type of adhesive

natural rubber

Temperature resistance (30 min)

125 °C

Tensile strength

85 N/cm

Total thickness

310 µm

Backing material

PE extruded cloth

Adhesion to steel

1.6 N/cm


80 count per square inch

Rating properties

Straight tear edges


Abrasion resistance


Hand tearability


Easy to remove


Water resistance


Additional Info

Recommendation: please conduct a test on the application surface before using the product.

Complies with LV 312-1 Dialectric strength.

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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