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Elegant Line Road Painters | Road PaintingElegant Line Road Painters has been in the industry for over 36 years. Our skilled staff and team leaders all have 10+ years experience in the road marking industry.

Below you will find a collection of thought leadership articles we have written. This is to provide you with more information on our business, as well as the work we do.


The Use of Glass Beads in Road Marking Paint

  Glass beads as an addition to road marking paint offer additional reflectivity and visibility. Below you will find 3 examples of situations where glass beads are used in conjunction with road marking paint. Visibility for drivers at night:   Glass beads have a reflective power called retro-reflection that makes …

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Why Road Markings are Important

Road markings are used as a means of controlling and guiding traffic. They are highly important on urban roads and intersections as they promote road safety and provide guidance and information to drivers and pedestrians. Road markings also supplement the messages conveyed by road signals and signs. In some cases, …

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The use of Painting Plates and Electronic Dry-Film-Thickness Meters

Elegant Line Road Painters has been in the industry for over 36 years. And over the years, we have been involved in hundreds of road marking projects, both locally and internationally. In all the work we do, we make sure that the highest quality paint is used. In addition, all …

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Advantages of Cold Thermoplastic Road Marking

The main advantages of cold thermoplastic Road Marking is the flexibility of application: It can be applied easily in smaller urban or reduced-width roadways, due to the simplicity of pump & application equipment. Hot Thermoplastic requires larger applicator equipment,with attendant pre-heater trucks ( 8 tons upwards ) in close attendance. Short …

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A Complete Package Solution

Over and above our standard road marking projects, Elegant Line Road Painters often receives requests for specialised signage. For these type of projects, we offer a complete package solution: The original design is either done in house, or provided by the client. This design is then converted into made-up custom …

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Correct Method for Marking Car Parks

Paintwork is all about preparation. If the surface onto which a coating is applied is compromised, the paint will fail. Roadmarking has to be one the worst cases for this, as the roadway becomes coated with oil, grease, rubber residue and general “gunk”.

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Application Method for External Markings

Application Method for External Markings on Brick, Concrete Paving Blocks or Tarmac Surfaces. All the information below is as per COLTO specs, SARTSM manual and SABS Test.  Surface to be cleaned by manual sweeping with stiff yard-brooms to remove any dirt or loose surface dirt. Surface to be dry: For tarmac surfaces, …

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Common Failure Problems of Roadmarkings

Common Failure Problems of Roadmarkings Problem on Asphalt: Paint appears to fade, turn brown or wear away very quickly.   1st Cause: Paint applied too soon after asphalt has been laid. The volatiles in the bitumen need to “crack – off” to atmosphere – a process, which usually takes +- …

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Types of Equipment for Road Marking

As can be gathered from the many photos on this website, there are a number of different options with regards to the size, configuration and capacity of the equipment that we can utilize in the marking of roadways. The reason for this is that there are ‘ horses-for-courses ‘ in …

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Quality Guaranteed

When deciding on a contractor for your road painting requirements, it is important to look at their capabilities, previous projects completed as well as the equipment available. At Elegant Line Road Painters, we know that every situation is unique and requires a different approach. Our overarching objective is always to deliver the …

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Plastic Studs with Shanks for Roadmarking

Plastic Road Studs with Shanks for Road Marking At Elegant Line, we receive many requests for plastic studs with shanks, where the engineer or client wants the trusted reliability of the American Stimsonite stud’s lense and body (also known as the Ennis-Stimsonite), for use on roadways requiring higher-strength materials. The theory of …

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Cold Thermoplastic Paints for Road Marking

This new technology is now starting to gain traction in the market, with more and more requests being received on a daily basis for application as permanent Road Marking. Coupled with that is the large number of companies trying to push their version of the technology. The Suppliers As a well-established …

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Road Marking Risk Assessments

The nature of the work in Road Marking varies considerably, depending on the type of roadway or surface to be marked. Re-painting an office car park on a weekend poses considerably less risk than working on an active, busy, multi-lane highway. Re-painting the middle of the intersection of the William Nicol …

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Safety on Site

Safety on site is crucial in our industry. Keeping our staff and the public safe on construction sites is a lengthy process that must be implemented, monitored and measured with tangible and identifiable steps. Training One of the first steps we put in place, as innovators and leaders in the field …

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