TRAFFIC PAINT REFLECTIVITY
Traffic Paints can be either:
(A) Non-Reflectorized (do not reflect headlights, etc.)
(B) Reflectorized (to reflect auto headlights or airplane landing lights):
a. With pre-mixed beads (long term reflectivity, but NOT immediately reflective.
b. With drop on beads (immediately reflective, but NOT long term reflectivity);
Traffic Safety Marking Paints which are solvent-thinned are normally packaged in heavy-duty five (5) gallon steel containers. Water-thinned paints are normally packaged in heavy-duty five (5) gallon plastic containers. One gallon containers and 55-gallon drums are available on a special order basis. Please contact us for prices.
TRAFFIC PAINT SHIPPING CAUTIONS
All solvent-thinned Traffic Safety Marking Paints require a RED (Flammable) shipping label; those made with acrylic latex resin (which is
All SOMAY Traffic Paints are VOC Compliant with all current EPA Regulations for Zone Marking Paints. This means they will release only a small percentage of volatile organic compounds into the atmosphere, and therefore are considered to be environmentally friendly coatings.
TRAFFIC PAINT FORMULATIONS
REGULAR TRAFFIC PAINT FORMULATIONS
Acrylic "Latex" - Use water as solvent for clean-up.
Alkyd (Oil) - Use mineral spirits as solvent for clean-up
Polyvinyl-Toluene-Butadiene (Rubber) - Use Xylene as solvent for clean-up.
SPECIAL TRAFFIC PAINT FORMULATIONS
SOMAY can supply special Traffic Paint formulations for special conditions, including:
TRAFFIC PAINT DURABILITY
It is impossible to predict the useful life one can anticipate from any applied traffic paint. This is because the normal durability of any traffic paint will be determined by a wide variety of exposure conditions, including: the amount (volume) and the type (weight, kinds of tires, etc.) of vehicular traffic driving over the traffic paint; the amount of Ultraviolet light ("UV") exposure, and whether direct or indirect; the actual weather conditions (rain, ice, sleet, snow, sunshine, clouds, etc.); chemical exposure (e.g.
WHY USE SOMAY
SOMAY's regular Traffic Paint customers tell us SOMAY's Traffic Safety Marking Paints are far more economical than competitive brands. SOMAY's Traffic Safety Marking Paints are manufactured to the same high quality specifications as our architectural and industrial coatings. We do not use "seconds" or "off-color" raw materials. This means that our pigment colors are more stable and longer lasting, and will retain their bright colors with less fading, even in the hot, south Florida sunshine. Our first quality resins
SOMAY "Stripers Choice" Traffic Safety Marking Paints
SOMAY "Stripers Choice" Traffic Safety Marking Paints are used on surfaces of highways, bridges, tunnels, driveways, parking lots, garages, curbs, wheel bumpers (stops), airport runways, taxiways and loading ramps, on the floors of warehouses and manufacturing plants (to mark aisles), on the edges of loading docks and stairways (to