tesa® 54718 Paintable Noise Blocker

Optimum acoustic insulation die cut for permanent automotive hole covering applications with excellent paintability

  • Excellent acoustic insulation due to high area density of 1.8 kg/m²
  • Very good paint anchorage and UBC (PVC) compatibility
  • High temperature resistance up to 160°C
  • Good sealing properties
  • Good resistance to chemicals on cloth side
  • Secure adhesion to steel, aluminum, plastics, painted substrates, and reinforced plastic substrates in automotive lightweight constructions, e.g. CFRP

Product description

tesa® 54718 Paintable Noise Blocker combines a mineral filled polyolefin layer with a premium cloth top layer and a powerful acrylic adhesive. This product is optimized for the automotive industry to securely cover holes that require excellent acoustic insulation in combination with very good sealing properties.

Application Fields

tesa® 54718 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 hole covering on all car body areas, e.g. rocker, front/rear floor

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.

Product Construction

Elongation at break 7.5 %
Type of adhesive modified acrylic
Type of liner glassine
Tensile strength 105 N/cm
Total thickness 1350 µm
Backing material polyolefin
Color gray

Properties / Performance Values

Conformability good
UBC / Paint Compatibility very good
Resistance to chemicals good
Temperature resistance (30 min) 160 °C
Noise damping very good
Puncture Resistance 400 N
Humidity Sealing good

Adhesion to Values

Adhesion to Steel (initial) 4.6 N/cm

Additional Info

tesa® 54718 can be supplied as die-cuts in roll or sheets individually to customer specific dimensions.
Our application process engineers support with customized equipment and self-designed application tools to enhance productivity.

According to VDA 278 analysis, tesa® 54718 does not contain any single substances restricted by the drafted GB regulations (China) as well as the indoor concentration guideline by JAMA (Japanese Automotive Manufacturers Association and the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry (MHLW).
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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