tesa® 54718 Paintable Noise Blocker

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

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.

Main features

  • 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

Main applications

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.

Technical properties

Backing material




Total thickness

1350 µm

Type of adhesive

modified acrylic

Adhesion to Steel (initial)

4.6 N/cm

Elongation at break

7.5 %

Tensile strength

105 N/cm

Type of liner


Temperature resistance (30 min)

160 °C

Puncture Resistance

400 N

Rating properties

UBC / Paint Compatibility


Humidity Sealing


Resistance to chemicals




Noise damping


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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