Product information

tesa ® 53799

Polyethylene coated high grade cloth tape

Product description

tesa ® 53799 is a polyethylene coated high grade cloth tape. It consists of a PE coated 80 mesh woven PET fabric backing coated with a pressure sensitive natural rubber adhesive.
tesa ® 53799 is a very strong cloth tape for a wide range of applications, especially used by the army.

  • very good adhesion, even on rough surfaces
  • excellent tensile strength
  • water repellent
  • conformable
  • available in olive green

Main applications

Convenient for different repairing and construction applications, including the military area e.g.
  • Packaging
  • Bundling
  • Closing, covering and fixing
  • Repairing of hoods
  • Splicing of awnings
  • Multipurpose applications in the agriculture

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Technical properties

Backing material

PE extruded cloth

Total thickness

310 µm

Type of adhesive

natural rubber

Adhesion to steel

4.7 N/cm

Elongation at break

11 %

Tensile strength

77 N/cm

Temperature resistance (30 min)

110 °C


80 count per square inch

Rating properties

Hand tearability


Straight tear edges


Abrasion resistance


Water resistance


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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