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SOLAS Reflective Tape

Solas Reflective Tape FD1403 is the brightest marine tape for application to rigid and non-rigid maritime substrates, i.e. life rafts, life vests and life boats. IMO certified.

The Brightest Reflective Tape

ORALITE® FD 1403 is a tough, weather and solvent resistant product, designed for rugged outdoor maritime use. It is compliant with U.S. Deparment of Transportation specification USCG 46 CFR, section 164.018 and International Maritime Organisation (IMO) resolution A.658(16).

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Type I and Type II

The approval is for Type I and Type II. For application to rigid and non-rigid maritime substrates, i.e. life rafts, life buoys, life vests and life boats and is available in both adhesive and fabric backed versions.

ORALITE® FD 1403 is composed of cube corner (microprism) retroreflective elements, integrally bonded to a flexible, smooth-surfaced tough and weather resistant, UV stabilised polymeric film. The prism surfaces are coated with a vacuum deposition of aluminium to provide a mirror surface to the prism facets. The resulting film is not more than 0,02 cm thick, and comes with an aggressive pressure sensitive adhesive or a textile backing.

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  • High performance microprismatic tape
  • The brightest marine tape on the market
  • Permanently marked with ships wheel logo for immediate compliance identification
  • Specifically designed for use in harsh environments which includes continuous submersion in sea water and extreme temperatures
  • Single layer construction for durability, abrasion resistance and flexibility
  • No risk of water penetration
  • Available with pressure sensitive adhesive or textile backing
  • Available in pre-cut labels
  • Certified to Type I and Type II applications (IMO A. 65816)
  • Type I accelerated weathering test – 750 hrs
  • Type II accelerated weathering test – 1500 hrs
  • Standard roll size: 50 mm x 45,7 m