Product information

tesa® 4970

Double-sided filmic tape with high adhesion

Product description

tesa® 4970 is a 8.9 mils white double-sided self-adhesive tape consisting of a PVC-film backing and a tackified acrylic adhesive. The product is easily identifiable by its white colour and the mustard yellow liner.

tesa® 4970 features:

  • Excellent combination of high tack and immediate adhesion
  • High coating weight for good bonding performance on rough or dusty surfaces
  • Ideal for longterm bonding applications
  • Suitable for mounting and bonding applications in virtually every industry

Main applications

  • Mounting plastic and wooden trims
  • Mounting decorative point of sale materials and displays
  • Mounting signs and scales

  • Mounting and bonding in every industry

Technical properties

Backing material

PVC film



Total thickness

8.85 mils

Type of adhesive

tackified acrylic

Elongation at break

20 %

Tensile strength

21.69 lbs/in

Type of liner


Color of liner


Thickness of liner

2.79 mils

Weight of liner

82 g/m²

Adhesion properties

Adhesion to ABS (after 14 days)

131.56 oz/in

Adhesion to ABS (initial)

122.42 oz/in

Adhesion to aluminium (after 14 days)

115.11 oz/in

Adhesion to Aluminium (initial)

105.06 oz/in

Adhesion to PC (after 14 days)

154.40 oz/in

Adhesion to PC (initial)

148.00 oz/in

Adhesion to PE (after 14 days)

83.13 oz/in

Adhesion to PE (initial)

77.65 oz/in

Adhesion to PET (after 14 days)

108.72 oz/in

Adhesion to PET (initial)

105.06 oz/in

Adhesion to PP (after 14 days)

98.67 oz/in

Adhesion to PP (initial)

88.62 oz/in

Adhesion to PS (after 14 days)

138.87 oz/in

Adhesion to PS (initial)

134.30 oz/in

Adhesion to PVC (after 14 days)

151.66 oz/in

Adhesion to PVC (initial)

113.28 oz/in

Adhesion to Steel (after 14 days)

124.25 oz/in

Adhesion to Steel (initial)

118.77 oz/in

Rating properties

Temperature resistance short term

70 °C

Temperature resistance long term

60 °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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