Product information

tesa® 50550

Temporary protection film for glass

Product description

tesa® 50550 Glassguard is a highly transparent clear tape designed to protect sensitive surfaces especially such as glass against scratches, holes or dirt. The tape is easily to unwind and good to apply - even onto curved 3D-surfaces. It has a good tack and final adhesion on flat surfaces.
User benefits:

  • Highly transparent, nearly invisible surface protection
  • Very good protection properties against scratching etc.
  • Sharp view through the filmic material, no restrictions due to reduced vision
  • Easy, precise and fast mounting
  • Tape is shows a good conformability and can be easily applied on 3D- surfaces
  • No blow off e.g. from wind-shields at a speed of 160 km/h
  • Outdoor/ UV-resistance 6 month (ongoing Florida climate test)

Main applications

  • Protection against dirt and scratches during assembly, transport and storage of e.g. windshields.

  • Temporary surface protection for the automotive industry

Technical properties

Backing material

PP film

Total thickness

2.83 mils

Type of adhesive


Adhesion to steel

1.37 oz/in

Elongation at break

650 %

Tensile strength

9.99 lbs/in


36 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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