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tesa® 54335 Exterior Performance Sealer

tesa® High Performance Sealer for permanent automotive exterior hole covering applications

Product description

tesa® 54335 Exterior Performance Sealer combines a strong etched PET layer with an extra thick acrylic adhesive sealer. This product is optimized for the automotive industry to securely cover exterior holes that require excellent paint anchorage, perfect sealing, and excellent stone chipping protection even under harsh outdoor conditions.

Main features

  • Reliable corrosion protection, e.g. punch burrs will be securely sealed by an extra thick adhesive layer
  • Excellent stone chipping protection even at lowest temperature
  • High temperature resistance up to 160°C
  • Excellent puncture resistance
  • Very good paint anchorage and UBC (PVC) compatibility
  • Good acoustic insulation properties for higher drive comfort
  • Very good resistance to chemicals
  • Secure adhesion to steel, aluminum, plastics, painted substrates, and reinforced plastic substrates in automotive lightweight constructions, eg. CFRP
  • High stiffness for optimum application even on big hole diameters

Main applications

tesa® 54335 Exterior Performance Sealer is suitable for different hole covering applications along the automotive production process.

Example applications are:
  • After e-coat where a good compatibility to UBC (PVC) and sealant is required, e.g. car body platform, wheel houses, engine compartment
  • Before paint shop where good paint compatibility is essential
  • At the assembly line for exterior hole covering on all car body areas, e.g. pillars, rocker, front/rear floor
  • Especially suitable for highly visible areas when painted

To ensure the highest performance possible, our aim is to fully understand your application (including the substrates involved) in order to provide the right product recommendation.

Additional Info

tesa® 54335 can be supplied as standardised die-cut rolls in these dimensions:
30mm circle or square
40mm circle or square

Customer specific dimensions can be delivered according to customer requirements and applications in either roll or sheet form.

tesa’s automation and application solution department provides customised equipment and self-designed application tools to enhance productivity.

Technical properties

Type of adhesive

modified acrylic

Adhesion to Steel (initial)

12 N/cm

Temperature resistance (30 min)

160 °C

Type of liner

PE-coated paper

Total thickness

990 µm

Backing material

PET film

Puncture Resistance

1000 N



Rating properties



UBC / Paint Compatibility


Resistance to chemicals


Flame Resistance


Humidity Sealing


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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