Product information

tesa® 51108

High-temperature PET masking film for automotive paint jobs

Product description

tesa® 51108 combines a polyester backing and a thermosetting adhesive to reach the optimal performance for high quality paint jobs.
The temperature resistance and the high tensile strength of 51108 provide an ideal usage for two-tone painting on body, especially if long straight lines are required.

  • the PET-Film allows a tear-free removal after drying
  • removes without leaving any residue

Main applications

tesa® 51108 is suitable for various types of masking applications.

Example applications are:

  • Two-tone painting at temperatures up to 150°C/1h
  • Masking of straight lines on car bodies or bumpers

To ensure the highest performance possible, our aim is to fully understand your application (including the substrates involved) in order to provide the right product recommendation.


Technical properties

Backing material

PET film

Total thickness

2.12 mils

Type of adhesive

natural rubber

Adhesion to steel

30.14 oz/in

Elongation at break

120 %

Tensile strength

26.83 lbs/in

Temperature resistance

302 °F

Temperature resistance (PP-EPDM)

302 °F

Temperature resistance (paint)

302 °F

Rating properties

Easy to remove


Suitable for die cutting


Paint anchorage


Sharp color Edge


Powerwash resistance




Flame retardant


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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