Product information

tesa ® Wheel Rim Protection 50551 PV1

Transparent surface protection tape

Product description

tesa ® 50551 transparent protection tape is the perfect solution for the protection of sensitive surfaces during transportation. The transparency of tesa ® 50551 makes damages easily recognizable. Due to the good UV resistance tesa ® 50551 can remain on the surface until the arrival at the end customer.

User benefits:
  • Good adhesion to painted and chromed finishes
  • Reliable bonding during vehicle transportation
  • Offer cost savings due to reduction in rectification and final repair
  • Excellent outdoor resistance for more than 8 months
  • Effective prevention against brake disk corrosion - particularly after storage at maritime environments
  • Reduction of damages caused by vehicle fixation during sea shipment
  • Easy to apply. Ensuring simple, low cost application and removal processes
  • No polishing after de-masking
  • Easy disposal. Both, the film and the adhesive system are environmentally friendly

Main applications

Wheel Rim Protection during transportation in the automotive

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Technical properties

Backing material

PE film

Total thickness

70 µm

Thickness of tape

70 µm

Type of adhesive


Adhesion to steel

1.2 N/cm

Elongation at break

200 %

Tensile strength

17 N/cm


26 weeks

Rating properties

Easy to remove


Suitable for die cutting


Paint compatibility


Resistance to chemicals


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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