HIGHWAY TRAFFIC LINE (ZONE) PAINT - SUGGESTIONS CONCERNING PHYSICAL TESTS FOR TRAFFIC PAINTS

THE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH ZONE PAINTS FOR HIGHWAYS ARE USED, SUGGEST THAT THE FOLLOWING ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT FACTORS INVOLVED, AND ARE THE ONES FOR WHICH VARIOUS LABORATORY TESTS ARE ESSENTIAL IN SELECTING PAINT FOR SUCH SERVICE: (1) CONSISTENCY, (2) SPREADING RATE, (3) HIDING POWER (OPACITY), (4)DRYING TIME, (5) LIGHT RESISTANCE, (6) VISIBILITY (DAY AND NIGHT), AND (7) DURABILITY (RESISTANCE TO WEATHER AND ABRASION). THE SUGGESTED TYPES OF APPARATUS FOR THESE TESTS ARE REVIEWED.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 5, Pt1, PP177-184, 3FIG, 1TAB
  • Authors:
    • Mattimore, H S
  • Publication Date: 1926

Media Info

  • Monograph Title: Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Meeting of the Highway Research Board Held at Washington, D.C. December 3-4, 1925. Part I: Reports of Research Committees and of Special Investigations
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00227981
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Nov 9 1970 12:00AM