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Why Pavement Marking Tape?

The most common way of striping parking spaces, driveways, roads and tennis courts is to paint the lines onto the concrete or asphalt. Many people do not realize that there are new high performing reflective pavement marking tape products available that can be easier to apply and last much longer than painted lines. Questions to […]

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Comparison Study of Glass Bead and Reflective Prism Tape

Both prism and glass bead reflective tape options are available because both methods of reflecting light have ideal characteristics depending on the intended use. The intended viewing distance is the primary factor in choosing the best option for your application. Glass bead reflective tape is more affordable, less reflective and reflects light back at a […]

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Requirements for Conspicuity DOT-C2 Reflective Tape for Trucks & Tractor Trailers to Meet Federal DOT FMCSA NHTSA Regulations

Why is conspicuity reflective tape required on large trucks? These requirements were set up by the FMCSA to help improve visibility in low light conditions and help reduce potentially fatal motor vehicle crashes into the sides or back of stopped or parked trucks and tractor trailers at night or in poor visibility. On December 10, […]

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Comparison of Adhesive Footprints for Safely Guiding People

When considering the various types of material that are used to make floor marking adhesive footprints consider these options. Will there be a concern over slip or fall hazard liability? Several materials are UL rated for traction. The anti-skid footprints and the UL-Traction footprints will meet this criteria. Prevention and Preparation are the legal defense […]

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Comparison of Industrial Quality Floor Marking Tape to Painted Lines on Concrete Floors

Marking striped lines on warehouse or production floors is useful for organization and clear layout, it is also required for safety aisles and other OSHA reasons. Many companies use paint to mark out the shop floor and for many years it was generally the best solution available. In recent years, new products have emerged on […]

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Reflective Tape Product Comparison

With so many options available for reflective tape, choosing the best one for your application may be difficult. Below you will find a helpful guide to choosing the best reflective tape.   Considerations: Regulation requirements. If you are required to meet a specification be sure the tape you choose comes imprinted with the regulation code […]

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Floor Tape How To Guide

Clean and Dry Floor As with any paint and tape installation, it is crucial that the floor be absolutely clean and dry prior to beginning the product installation. Avoid Chlorine Based Cleaners The chlorine in many floor cleaning liquids tends to leave a haze on the floor even after rinsing. Haze can make it difficult […]

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The 5S Philosophy

The 5S Philosophy focuses on effective workplace organization and standardized work procedures. It is based on five Japanese words that begin with S. Seiri Seiton Seiso Seiketsu Shitsuke Sort, the first S, focuses on eliminating unnecessary items from the workplace. An effective visual method to identify these unneeded items is called red tagging. Red tag […]