tesa® 51026

PET cloth tape for high abrasion protection of automotive harnesses

Product description

tesa® 51026 is a PET cloth tape with a solvent-free acrylic adhesive. It provides excellent abrasion protection of automotive harnesses and withstands high temperatures and demanding environmental conditions.

Its acrylic adhesive is compatible with new halogen-free cable jacketing materials (PE/PP) and provides enhanced durability at high temperatures.

Main features:
  • High abrasion resistance
  • High temperature resistance
  • Excellent cable compatibility
  • Resistant to aging
  • Can withstand environmental influences
  • Can be used for manual and automatic application
  • Flame retardant
  • Fogging-free
  • Halogen-free
  • Tear-resistant
  • Constant unwind force
  • Flexible and smooth

Main applications

tesa® 51026 has been specially designed for bundling and wire protection against abrasion of automotive harnesses. The main application field is the engine compartment of a car, with demanding temperature-related and environmental conditions.

Additional Info

Standard widths: 9, 19, 25, 32 mm
Standard lengths: 25 m
  • Most combinations of width and length are possible
  • Further dimensions are available upon request

  • Standard core diameter: 38 mm

  • Applicable for red ring assembly aid

Technical properties

Flame resistance as composite

Class B (acc. to LV312)

Total thickness

260 µm

Noise damping (decibel)

Class A (acc. to LV312)

Abrasion resistance (5mm mandrel)

Class D (acc. to LV312)

Elongation at break

40 %

Abrasion resistance (10mm mandrel)

Class D (acc. to LV312)

Type of adhesive


Temperature resistance (3000h)

150 °C

Unwind force (roll width ≤ 9mm)

5 N/roll (30 m/min)

Adhesion to steel

5.5 N/cm

Unwind force (roll width > 9mm)

11 N/roll (30 m/min)

Temperature resistance min.

-40 °C

Backing material

PET cloth

Tensile strength

275 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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