Brighter Road Markings: Drivers Notice the Difference

SOLIDPLUS high performance glass beads from SWARCO clearly make a difference in the visibility of road markings.

Road marking systems reflectorized with SOLIDPLUS in field tests deliver RL of 1,000+ mcd/m²/lx and about 100 mcd/m²/lx under wet conditions (RW). On a road with a daily traffic load of about 8,000 standard vehicles, SWARCO compared the performance of a solventborne paint system reflectorized with standard glass beads with a premium system comprising waterborne high-performance paint Limboroute® W15 reflectorized with SOLIDPLUS drop-on glass beads. Measurement results speak a clear language in favour of the high-peformance system: