tesa triple A® 51037

Hand-tearable PET cloth tape for high abrasion protection of automotive harnesses

Product description

tesa® 51037 is a hand-tearable PET cloth tape with a solvent-free, advanced acrylic adhesive (triple A®). It is one of the first tapes on the market providing hand-tearability and high abrasion resistance for automotive harnesses. With the new adhesive formula, tesa® 51037 is highly resistant to flagging and ensures a secure closure.

It withstands high temperatures and demanding environmental conditions. Its acrylic adhesive is compatible with halogen-free cable jacketing materials (PE/PP) and guarantees enhanced durability. tesa® 51037 has been developed for highly efficient manual application without any cutting device.

Main features:
  • High abrasion resistance
  • High temperature resistance
  • Hand-tearable
  • Excellent cable compatibility
  • Resistant to aging
  • Can withstand environmental influences
  • Flame-retardant
  • Halogen-free
  • Constant unwind force
  • Flexible and smooth

Color: Black

Application Fields

tesa® 51037 has been specially designed for bundling and wire protection against abrasion. The main application field is the engine compartment of a car, with demanding temperature-related and environmental conditions.

Product Construction

Elongation at break 30 %
Type of adhesive advanced acrylic
Tensile strength 45.68 lbs/in
80 N/cm
Unwind force (roll width ≤ 9mm) 13 N/roll (30 m/min)
Unwind force (roll width > 9mm) 13 N/roll (30 m/min)
Total thickness 9.06 mils
230 µm
Backing material PET cloth

Properties / Performance Values

Abrasion resistance (5mm mandrel) Class D (acc. to LV312)
Temperature resistance (3000h) 302 °F
150 °C
Temperature resistance min. -40 °F
-40 °C
Noise damping (decibel) Class A (acc. to LV312) dB
Abrasion resistance (10mm mandrel) Class D (acc. to LV312)

Adhesion to Values

Adhesion to steel 27.41 oz/in
3 N/cm

Additional Info

Standard widths: 19, 25 mm
Standard lengths: 25 m

- Further dimensions are available upon request
- Standard core diameter: 38 mm

1 depending on wire insulation
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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