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TYPE II SUPER-ENGINEERING GRADE (SEG) REFLECTIVE TAPE is for smooth flat surfaces and rounded corners only (like a cylinder, not compound curves like a helmet).  It is 60% to 100% brighter than ordinary engineering grade.  It is thin (5.5 mil) and has a permanent acrylic adhesive with a peel-off backing.  It utilizes embedded microscopic glass beadlets to reflect light and is used for signage, the flat sides and rounded corners of trucks & vehicles, pipe posts, gates, bollards, and barricades (not recommended on rough-finished wood). 

Super-engineering grade reflective tape is marked by a small (3/16") gray star watermark every 7" horizontally and every 2" vertically).  White, yellow, red, meet FHA specifications for highway signage; reflectivity (Type II), resistance to weathering, and longevity (12-year minimum), and exceed ASTM specifications D 4956 and LS-300C.  Tape should be applied when it and the surface it is applied to are within the temperature range of 64F to 77F, but it is service rated from -40ºF to 180ºF.  To maximize longevity, the adhesive should be allowed to cure 48 hours before being put into service.  The brightest reflecting color is white, followed by yellow, orange, and red.  Tape is sold in 15-foot lengths and in 50-yd rolls.  Multiples of 15' lengths will be sent as a continuous length unless requested otherwise in the "comment box" when checking out.

NOTE:  for surfaces that are irregular, like diamond plate on the backs of fire apparatus, or surfaces that involve compound curves, please see our Flexible Engineering Grade tapes (no star watermark) in red, white, blue, and fluorescent yellow-green.

Type II Super-Engineering Grade Reflective Tapes, 4-inch Width
for enhanced night time conspicuity
Approximate Color Color Sizes Price per
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  White 4" x 15' $22.00 srse4w Qty:
4" x 150' $118.00 srseR4w Qty:
meets NFPA 1901
for fire apparatus
4" x 15' $22.00 srse4y Qty:
4" x 150' $118.00 srseR4y Qty:
  Orange 4" x 15' $22.00 srse4o Qty:
4" x 150' $118.00 srseR4o Qty:
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Super-engineer-grade Reflective Tape
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Showing Gray Star Watermark
meets NFPA 1901
for fire apparatus
(photo shows star
4" x 15' $22.00 srse4r Qty:
4" x 150' $118.00 srseR4r Qty:
  Blue 4" x 150' $118.00
now $82.60
(30% off)
srseR4bl Qty:
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Fire Apparatus Tape
Rollover to EnlargeFire Apparatus Reflective Tape
Back of EMS Vehicle with 6" Wide Stripes
*NFPA 1901:  Following are excerpts from the National Fire Protection Agency's 2009 NFPA 1901 Standard for Automotive Apparatus (fire trucks):
"  At least 50% of the rear vertical surfaces of the apparatus shall be equipped with a minimum 4 inch wide alternating yellow and red chevron retro-reflective striping sloping downward and away from the centerline of the vehicle at an angle of 45 degrees."

"  All retro-reflective material required by and shall conform to the requirements of ASTM D 4956, Standard Specification for Retro-reflective Sheeting for Traffic Control, Type I or better."