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Striping Paints (Traffic Marking)
PRI provides full technical services for the evaluation, assessment and product certification of striping paints used on / with pavements.

A list of the services we provide ccan be found below. Other testing protocols are available; inquire if the specific test or property you are looking for is not listed.
Specifications
AASHTO AASHTO M 69; Aluminum Paint

AASHTO AASHTO M 247; Glass Beads Used in Traffic Paints

AASHTO AASHTO M 248; Ready-Mixed White and Yellow Traffic Paints

AASHTO AASHTO M 249; White and Yellow Reflective Thermoplastic Stripping Materials (Solid Form)

AASHTO AASHTO M 300; Inorganic Zinc-Rich Primer

Federal (FAA) Fed. Std. No. 141; Paint, Varnish, lacquer, and Related Materials, Methods of Inspection, Sampling and Testing
Individual Test Methods or Properties Test Method
Accelerated Weathering ASTM G 154; Pertaining to Accelerated Weathering; Practice for Operating Fluorescent Light Apparatus for UV Exposure on Nonmetallic Materials

Bond Strength AASHTO T 250; Test Method for Bond Strength of Thermoplastic Traffic Marking Materials

Bond Strength ASTM D 4796; Test Method for Bond Strength of Thermoplastic Traffic Marking Materials

Color AASHTO T 250, Section 7; Reflectance, Color and Yellowness Index

Color ASTM D 4960; Test Method for Evaluation of Color for Thermoplastic Traffic Marking Materials

Consistency ASTM D 562; Consistency of Paints Measuring Krebs Units Viscosity Using a Stormer-Type Viscometer

Corrosion Evaluation ASTM D 1654; Test Method for Evaluation of Painted or Coated Specimens Subjected to Corrosive Environments

Cracking Resistance AASHTO M 248; Test Method for Cracking Resistance (on concrete block), para 4.3.3

Crush Resistance ASTM D 1213; Test Method for Crushing Resistance

Density AASHTO T 250, Section 13; Test Method for Density and SG (Relative Density) of Plastics by Displacement

Density ASTM D 792; Test Method for Density and Specific Gravity (Relative Density) of Plastics by Displacement

Density ASTM D 1475; Test Method for Density of Paint, Varnish, Lacquer and Related Products

Drying (Curing) ASTM D 1640; Test Method for Drying, Curing or Film Formation of Organic Coatings at Room Temperature

Drying Time ASTM T 248; Test Method for Drying Time

Flash and Fire Points AASHTO T 48; Test Method for Flash and Fire Points by Cleveland Open Cup

Flash Point ASTM D 92; Flash and Fire Points by Cleveland Open Cup

Flowability AASHTO T 250, Section 9; Test Method for Flowability

Hardness ASTM D 3363; Test Method for Film Hardness by Pencil Test

Impact Resistance AASHTO T 250, Section 11; Test Method for Impact Resistance

Impact Resistance ASTM D 256; Test Method for Determining Izod Pendulum Impact Resistance of Notched Specimens

Pigment Content ASTM D 2371; Test Method for Pigment Content of Solvent-Reducible Paints

Reflectance AASHTO T 250, Section 7; Reflectance, Color and Yellowness Index

Reflectance ASTM E 1349; Test Method for Reflectance Factor and Color by Spectrophotometry Using Bidirectional Geometry

Roundness ASTM D 1155; Test Method for Roundness of Glass Spheres

Rusting ASTM D 610; Test Method for Evaluating Degree of Rusting on Painted Steel Surface

Salt Fog (Corrosion Resistance) ASTM D 5894; Practice for Cyclic Fog Salt For / UV Exposure of Painted Metal

Sieve Analysis (Glass Beads) ASTM D 1214; Test Method for Sieve Analysis of Glass Spheres

Softening Points AASHTO M 248; Test Method for Softening Point After Heating, para 4.3.5 (ASTM D 36)

Storage Life AASHTO M 248; Test Method for Assessing Storage Life (1 year), para 4.4

Titanium Dioxide Content AASHTO T 250, Section 8; Titanium Dioxide Determination

Titanium Dioxide Content ASTM D 4764; Test Method for Determination by X-Ray Fluorescence of TiO2 Content

Volatile Content ASTM D 2369; Test Methods for Volatile Content of Coatings

Water Resistance ASTM D 1735; Practice for Testing Water Resistance of Coating Using Water fog Apparatus

Water Resistance ASTM D 2247; Practice for Testing Water Resistance of Coatings in 100% RH
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