tesa® 4965 AKA “Killer Red”
2mm x 33 meters (109ft)

$2.99 $1.99

“Killer red”, “red tape”, tesa 4965, you know it by many times. The flagship product of tesa’s portfolio, “red tape” is comprised of a polyester backing coated on both sides by a transparent modified acrylic adhesive, with high shear and temperature resistance.

Special Features

  • Trusted over nails and screws for 30 years
  • Reliable bonding to low surface energy substrates
  • Immediate high bonding strength upon install
  • Applicable for heavy stress, temp-critical substrates
  • Suitable for bonding applications in every industry
  • Recognized according to UL standard 969.

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  • 10x = 15% off
  • 25x = 20% off
  • 50x = 25% off

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Technical Properties

Backing material
PET film


Total thickness
8.07 mils

Type of adhesive
ackified acrylic

Elongation at break

Tensile strength
11.42 lbs/in


Adhesion properties

Adhesion to ABS (after 14 days)
109.63 oz/in

Adhesion to ABS (initial)
94.10 oz/in

Adhesion to Aluminium (after 14 days)
96.84 oz/in

Adhesion to Aluminium (initial)
84.05 oz/in

Adhesion to Polycarbonate (after 14 days)
127.90 oz/in

Adhesion to Polycarbonate (initial)
115.11 oz/in


Resistance Ratings

Temperature resistance short term
200 °C

Temperature resistance long term
100 °C


Ageing resistance (UV)

Humidity resistance

Resistance to chemicals

Softener resistance

Static shear resistance at 73,4 °F

Static shear resistance at 104 °F

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. They shall be considered as average values and are not appropriate for a specification. nor Tesa can make any 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, contact our support team for assistance.

Additional information

Weight 48 g
Dimensions 6 x 6 x .2 in


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