teartape, tear tape, cardboard

Product information

tesa® 53494

Superior Grade Tear Tape

Product description

tesa 53494 is a tensilized polypropylene tear tape featuring a 100 micron backing that is ideal for heavy-duty tear strip and pull tab applications that demand high tensile strength and superior nick resistance. Featuring an aggressive synthetic adhesive, tesa 53494 exhibits excellent bonding on both solid and corrugated cardboard surfaces. Because of the unique backing and its excellent tack, tesa 53494 will not exhibit shrinkage or "lift off" after application to corrugated cardboard.

Main applications

  • Industrial and consumer cartons
  • Padded shipping envelopes, express delivery and courier envelopes
  • Corrugated cartons and boxes
teartape, tear tape, cardboard
teartape, tear tape, cardboard

Technical properties

Backing material


Total thickness

5.23 mils

Type of adhesive

synthetic rubber

Adhesion to steel

68.52 oz/in

Elongation at break

25 %

Tensile strength

197.00 lbs/in

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.