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tesa® Professional 53988 Soft PVC Insulation Tape

The tesaflex PVC insulation tape 53988 is highly flexible and provides great adhesive strength. It is suited e.g. for insulating and marking wires.

  • Certified according to IEC 60454-3-1 (VDE, IMQ, SEMKO), VOC-certified, RoHS 2.0 and REACH conform
  • Thick backing material (150 μm)
  • High dielectric breakdown voltage (7.000 V)
  • Heat-resistant up to +90° C
  • Available in many different colors and dimensions

Product description

The electric insulation tape tesaflex 53988 is a reliable helper for electricians, mechanics and other handymen. It is characterized by its relatively thick base material, a high degree of flexibility and a very good adhesive performance (even on steel and at low temperatures).

Application Fields

  • Ideally suited for electrical applications, e.g. insulating or marking wires

Product Construction

Elongation at break 240 %
Backing material soft PVC
Type of adhesive natural rubber
Tensile strength 25 N/cm
Total thickness 150 µm

Properties / Performance Values

Humidity resistance good
Temperature resistance short term 90 °C
Dielectric breakdown voltage 7000 V
Certified according to VDE, IMQ, SEMKO, IEC 60454-3-1
Conformability very good
Abrasion resistance good
Tack very good
Ageing resistance (UV) good
Hand tearability good
Fogging very good
Temperature resistance 90 °C
Softener resistance good
Easy to remove no
Water resistance medium

Adhesion to Values

Adhesion to steel 2.5 N/cm
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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