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tesa 4965

tesa 4965 Double-Sided Polyester Film Tape [Acrylic Adhesive]

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Product Description

tesa 4965 Double-Sided Polyester Film Tape is coated on both sides (AKA double-coated) with a transparent modified acrylic adhesive with a red polyester liner. This double-sided tape has high shear and temperature resistance to 392°F short-term and 212°F long-term. The reliable bonding characteristics of tesa 4965 make it an ideal choice for low surface energy substrates. With tesa double-coated polyester film tape you can achieve very high binding strength immediately after assembly.

tesa 4965 is used for the most demanding applications including heavy stress, high temperatures, or critical substrates. It is a good choice for mounting and bonding applications in every industry.

Product Applications

  • Used for critical and demanding bonding and mounting applications
  • Mount injected molded ABS plastic parts from the automotive industry
  • Self-adhesive mounting of synthetic rubber (EPDM) products
  • Use for moldings and other decorative features in furniture manufacturing and assembly
  • Adhere battery packs, lenses, and touch-screens in electronic devices
  • Mounting and bonding in the appliance industry
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Technical Information

tesa 4965 Double-Sided Polyester Film Tape
  • Standards Met: UL standard 969. UL file: MH 18055
  • Carrier/Backing: polyester (PET) film
  • Adhesive: tackified acrylic   How are adhesives different?
  • Thickness: 8.07 mils (carrier, adhesive)   What is mil thickness?
  • Adhesion: 107 ounces per inch (to stainless steel test panel)
  • Tensile Strength: 11.4 pounds per inch (longitudinal)
  • Elongation: 50%
  • Color: Transparent
  • Adhesion to PVC (after 14 days): 118.77 oz/in
  • Adhesion to PVC (initial): 79.48 oz/in
  • Core: 3" diameter
Note: Specifications are those given by manufacturers and are not tested for accuracy.

Alert Roll Sizes/Widths

Please note that tape rolls are NOT guaranteed to be splice-free. Tape rolls are typically cut to standard tape industry metric-cut sizes - or approx 5% narrower than the nominal size (i.e. 24mm per 1-inch of nominal width ordered).

4965 Standard sizes


1/2 in. x 60 yds.

4965/ 056072

Single Roll (1-71 Rolls)

1 - 2 Cases (72-215 Rolls)

3 - 4 Cases (216-359 Rolls)

5+ Cases (>= 360 Rolls)

$26.24 $27.90

a 8% discount

a 9% discount

a 10% discount





3/4 in. x 60 yds.

Actual Size: 19mm wide

4965/ 0756048

Single Roll (1-47 Rolls)

1 - 2 Cases (48-143 Rolls)

3 - 4 Cases (144-239 Rolls)

5+ Cases (>= 240 Rolls)

$41.14 $43.73

a 7% discount

a 8% discount

a 9% discount





1 in. x 60 yds.

Actual Size: 25mm wide

4965/ 16036

Single Roll (1-35 Rolls)

1 - 2 Cases (36-107 Rolls)

3 - 4 Cases (108-179 Rolls)

5+ Cases (>= 180 Rolls)

$53.91 $57.32

a 7% discount

a 7% discount

a 8% discount





2 in. x 60 yds.

Actual Size: 50mm wide

4965/ 26018

Single Roll (1-17 Rolls)

1 - 2 Cases (18-53 Rolls)

3 - 4 Cases (54-89 Rolls)

5+ Cases (>= 90 Rolls)

$107.12 $113.88

a 6% discount

a 7% discount

a 8% discount





Nominal Tape Widths vs Actual Widths

Nominal vs. Actual Widths Zoom In

Tape rolls are cut to standard tape industry metric widths of approx. 24mm per 1-inch of nominal width ordered. As a result ACTUAL tape widths are normally 5% narrower than the NOMINAL width shown in inches. Examples:

  • 1" Nominal width = 15/16" (24mm) Actual width
  • 2" Nominal width = 1-7/8" (48mm) Actual width
  • 3" Nominal width = 2-13/16" (72mm) Actual width

Note that tape rolls are NOT guaranteed to be splice-free.

Question & Answers

User Reviews

tesa 4965 Double-Sided Polyester Film Tape [Acrylic Adhesive]
Made in the USA
hot melt rubber (synthetic)
Offers the widest range of application flexibility available. Exhibits excellent processing performance whether manually or automatically applied. Has superior tensile strength, adhesion properties and holding force which ensures consistent, reliable seals. Hot melt adhesive will bond faster to a surface which is referred to as quick-grab or quick-stick. It typically has higher tack (will feel stickier to the touch), but is also softer. It has lower heat resistance, shear resistance, and sometimes UV resistance than an acrylic adhesive. NOTE: it is called hot melt because the adhesive is applied hot by the manufacturer and then hardens as it cools (you do not need to apply heat to the tape yourself).
natural rubber
Properties are similar to that of hot melt rubber, but natural rubber often holds where other adhesives won't (recycled fibers, dust, cold, heat and heavy loads). It provides good overall adhesion and moisture resistance.
Offer excellent performance, especially for applications in temperatures less than 40°F and greater then 120°F. It provides excellent clarity, has high shear strength, is usually more permanent/durable even when exposed to moisture, and it ages well over extended periods in fluorescent and sunlight. Since it remains clear for the life of the application and does not yellow over time it is ideal for applications such as sealing white cartons. While it has good initial adhesion it does take 24-48 hours to cure and to achieve its maximum bond strength (has gradual adhesion buildup). Another difference between hot melt rubber and acrylic adhesive is if you fold tape over making the two adhesive sides touch the acrylic adhesive will remain attached to the carrier (e.g. paper, film) while a hot melt adhesive will stick to itself and pull off of the carrier. It is the best choice for clarity, UV resistance and aging characteristics.
Is great for extreme temperature applications since silicone adhesive can work in continuous operating temperatures from -100°F to 500°F. They also exhibit good chemical resistance, retain electrical properties, and remove cleanly with little or no residue.
zinc oxide
Zinc oxide based adhesive formula is a skin-friendly adhesive which is commonly used on sports medicine tapes.
Thickness, AKA caliper or gauge, refers to the distance from one surface of a tape backing, or adhesive, to the other.
1 mil = 1/1000 of an inch
Examples: 1/16 inch = 62.5 mils; 1/32 inch = 31.25 mils
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