INSPECTION & ACCEPTANCE
Reflectorizing spheres for traffic paint
Reflectorizing spheres for traffic paint are used to impart retroreflectivity to traffic paint lines. The type of glass beads used on the projects shall conform to all the requirements of Article 4184 of the General Specifications. Approved Products are listed in the Materials Approved Products Listing Enterprise (MAPLE).
Acceptance of reflectorizing spheres for traffic paint shall be on the basis of manufacturer name approval.
To obtain approval, the manufacturer shall submit the following to the Iowa Department of Transportation, Office of Construction & Materials, 800 Lincoln Way, Ames, Iowa 50010:
1. Product identification including brand name and product number
2. Technical literature and MSDS for the product
3. A quart sample of the product.
The Office of Construction & Materials may sample and test reflectorizing spheres for traffic paint to verify compliance with specifications.