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:

  • Good shear resistance
  • A good combination 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

Backing material




Total thickness

4.92 mils

Type of adhesive

tackified acrylic

Elongation at break

3 %

Tensile strength

4.56 lbs/in

Type of liner


Color of liner


Thickness of liner

3.30 mils

Weight of liner

100 g/m²

Adhesion properties

Adhesion to ABS (after 14 days)

98.67 oz/in

Adhesion to ABS (initial)

73.08 oz/in

Adhesion to aluminium (after 14 days)

92.27 oz/in

Adhesion to Aluminium (initial)

70.34 oz/in

Adhesion to PC (after 14 days)

95.01 oz/in

Adhesion to PC (initial)

84.96 oz/in

Adhesion to PE (after 14 days)

43.85 oz/in

Adhesion to PE (initial)

37.45 oz/in

Adhesion to PET (after 14 days)

79.48 oz/in

Adhesion to PET (initial)

63.04 oz/in

Adhesion to PP (after 14 days)

56.64 oz/in

Adhesion to PP (initial)

51.16 oz/in

Adhesion to PS (after 14 days)

94.10 oz/in

Adhesion to PS (initial)

77.65 oz/in

Adhesion to PVC (after 14 days)

104.15 oz/in

Adhesion to PVC (initial)

63.95 oz/in

Adhesion to Steel (after 14 days)

102.32 oz/in

Adhesion to Steel (initial)

82.22 oz/in

Rating properties

Temperature resistance short term

200 °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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