Product information

tesa® 51966

Double-sided transparent filmic tape

Product description

tesa® 51966 is a transparent double-sided tape consisting of a PET backing and a highly tackified adhesive. The brown colored glassine paper liner is branded with a blue tesa® logo.

tesa® 51966 features:

  • Excellent combination of high initial tack and immediate adhesion
  • Full suitability for long-term applications

Main applications

  • Specially designed for converter and tape specialist business
  • Excellent converting properties

Technical properties

Backing material




Total thickness

7.87 mils

Type of adhesive


Elongation at break

55 %

Tensile strength

11.42 lbs/in

Adhesion properties

Adhesion to ABS (after 14 days)

105.06 oz/in

Adhesion to ABS (initial)

95.93 oz/in

Adhesion to aluminium (after 14 days)

91.36 oz/in

Adhesion to Aluminium (initial)

82.22 oz/in

Adhesion to PC (after 14 days)

123.33 oz/in

Adhesion to PC (initial)

118.77 oz/in

Adhesion to PE (after 14 days)

68.52 oz/in

Adhesion to PE (initial)

63.95 oz/in

Adhesion to PET (after 14 days)

86.79 oz/in

Adhesion to PET (initial)

82.22 oz/in

Adhesion to PP (after 14 days)

73.08 oz/in

Adhesion to PP (initial)

68.52 oz/in

Adhesion to PS (after 14 days)

109.63 oz/in

Adhesion to PS (initial)

100.49 oz/in

Adhesion to PVC (after 14 days)

118.77 oz/in

Adhesion to PVC (initial)

82.22 oz/in

Adhesion to Steel (after 14 days)

100.49 oz/in

Adhesion to Steel (initial)

95.93 oz/in

Rating properties

Temperature resistance short term

130 °C

Temperature resistance long term

80 °C



Ageing resistance (UV)


Humidity resistance


Resistance to chemicals


Softener resistance


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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