tesa® 50550 Glassguard

Temporary protection film for sensitive surfaces such as automotive glass

Product description

tesa® 50550 Glassguard is a highly transparent clear tape designed to protect sensitive surfaces, especially glass, against scratches, holes, and dirt. The tape is easy to unwind and good to apply – even on curved 3-D surfaces. It has a good tack and final adhesion to flat surfaces.

Main features:
  • Highly transparent, nearly invisible surface protection
  • Very good protection properties against scratches, dirt etc.
  • Traceless removal
  • Sharp view through the film material, no restrictions due to reduced vision
  • Easy, precise, and fast mounting
  • Good conformability and easily applied to 3-D surfaces
  • No blow off, e.g. from windshields, at a speed of 160 km/h
  • Outdoor/UV resistance for 6 months

Main applications

tesa® 50550 Glassguard is suitable for protection against dirt and scratches during assembly, transport, and storage, e.g. of windshields.

Example applications are:
  • Windshields
  • Glass areas

Technical properties

Elongation at break

650 %

Type of adhesive



36 weeks

Tensile strength

17.5 N/cm

Total thickness

72 µm

Backing material

PP film

Adhesion to steel

0.15 N/cm



Rating properties

Resistance to chemicals


Paint compatibility


Suitable for die cutting


Easy to remove


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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