Product information

tesa® 54657

Precision die cuts for permanent hole covering applications

Product description

tesa® 54657 die cuts are made of a high quality acrylic paste cloth based on a 145-mesh woven cotton fabric and coated with a thermosetting, natural rubber adhesive. Die cuts are supplied on a 70 µm yellow glassine liner.


  • Temperature-resistant up to 180 °C
  • Very age-resistant
  • Repositionable
  • Excellent conformability to three-dimensional surfaces
  • Very good UBS (PVC) and paint compatibility
  • Good mechanical properties in terms of abrasion and puncture resistance

Main applications

tesa® 54657 die cuts are suitable for permanent and temporary exterior and interior hole covering applications. This high performance cloth tape fits to all PVC or paint oven drying processes up to 180 °C.

Application areas:

  • After electrophoretic paint where good compatibility and anchoring to UBS (PVC) and sealant is required, e. g. car body platform, wheel house, engine compartment
  • Before paint shop where good paint compatibility is essential, e. g. A/B- pillar, sills, trunk
  • At assembly line for exterior and interior hole covering on all car body areas

Technical properties

Backing material

acrylic-coated cloth



Total thickness

11.41 mils

Type of adhesive

thermosetting natural rubber

Elongation at break

7.5 %

Tensile strength

59.95 lbs/in

Type of liner


Temperature resistance (30 min)

356 °F

Rating properties

Abrasion resistance


Resistance to chemicals




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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