Product information

tesa® 4957

Double-sided general purpose PE-foam tape

Product description

tesa® 4957 is a double-sided tape consisting of a very conformable closed cell PE-foam backing and a shear resistant modified acrylic adhesive. It is fully suitable for outdoor use and is available in black and white.

tesa® 4957 features especially:

  • High immediate bonding strength on rough surfaces
  • Very good compensation for design tolerances
  • Leveling out different thermal elongation of materials
  • Shock absorption and sealing function

Main applications

  • POS displays, exhibition sample displays
  • Shelf edge labels
  • Cable channels, window and kitchen profiles
  • Decorative glass or mirror elements on furniture
  • Signs & Emblems

Technical properties

Backing material

PE foam



Total thickness

43.3 mils

Type of adhesive

tackified acrylic

Elongation at break

200 %

Tensile strength

3.42 lbs/in

Adhesion properties

Adhesion to ABS (after 14 days)

36.54 oz/in

Adhesion to ABS (initial)

36.54 oz/in

Adhesion to aluminium (after 14 days)

36.54 oz/in

Adhesion to Aluminium (initial)

36.54 oz/in

Adhesion to PC (after 14 days)

36.54 oz/in

Adhesion to PC (initial)

36.54 oz/in

Adhesion to PE (after 14 days)

20.09 oz/in

Adhesion to PE (initial)

15.53 oz/in

Adhesion to PET (after 14 days)

36.54 oz/in

Adhesion to PET (initial)

36.54 oz/in

Adhesion to PP (after 14 days)

30.14 oz/in

Adhesion to PP (initial)

16.44 oz/in

Adhesion to PS (after 14 days)

36.54 oz/in

Adhesion to PS (initial)

36.54 oz/in

Adhesion to PVC (after 14 days)

36.54 oz/in

Adhesion to PVC (initial)

36.54 oz/in

Adhesion to Steel (after 14 days)

36.54 oz/in

Adhesion to Steel (initial)

36.54 oz/in

Rating properties

Temperature resistance short term

80 °C

Temperature resistance long term

80 °C



Ageing resistance (UV)


Humidity resistance


Resistance to chemicals


Softener resistance


Static shear resistance at 73,4 °F


Static shear resistance at 104 °F


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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