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Road Marking Glass Beads


The glass beads play a very important role in the road safety .During day time the white road marking material gives the sufficient visibility as a contrast to the asphalt. In the night time contrast of the white line is not sufficient and must be improved by adding light reflective glass beads.

                       Glass beads for road marking paint

Introduction:

Glass beads are tiny spheres of glass that are used in paint and durable road markings to reflect light back to the driver in dark or poor weather conditions – improving safety and visibility. The glass beads play a very important role in the road safety .During day time the white road marking material gives the sufficient visibility as a contrast to the asphalt. In the night time contrast of the white line is not sufficient and must be improved by adding light reflective glass beads.

 

Physical Properties

Hardness

Specific Gravity

Bulk Density

Shape

Colour

Roundness

Reflectivity

6 - 7 Mohs

2.45—2.50 g/cm³

≈ 1500kg/m³

Spherical

Clear

≥80%

≥1.5

 

Typical Chemical Composition

SiO2

Na2O

MgO

CaO

Al2O3

K2O

others

71-73%

13-15 %

3-5%

8-10%

0.5-2%

0.2-0.6%

≤2%

 

Intermix glass bead:

This type glass beads are premixed in marking materials on the ratio of 18-25 %( weight percentage) before application.

Drop on glass beads:

This type glass beads are dropped or sprayed into the wet paint directly behind the paint sprayer

 

Packaging
1. 25KG/bag,48bags/pallet, total 20 pallets put in one 20 ft container.
2. 1000-1200KG/jumbo bag, 20 bags put in one 20ft container.

Contact Us!

Star's Glass Beads Co. Ltd of Leting County
Add:Tangshan City, Hebei Province, 063600,China
Tel:0086 18733689802
Tel:0086 18733689806
E-mail:info@mxglassbeads.com
Web:http://www.mxglassbeads.com
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