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3M™ Conspicuity and Reflective Markings

A full line of 3M™ reflective conspicuity marking, striping, and films for the production of vehicle markings and emblems to improve the visibility of railcars, trucks, school buses, public works vehicles, emergency response vehicles, and law enforcement vehicles.

Other Applications

  • Automotive
  • Emergency Vehicles
  • Agricultural Equipment
  • Motorhomes
  • ATVs
  • Personal Watercraft
  • Buoys
  • Mailboxes
  • Motorhomes
  • ATVs

3M™ Conspicuity Markings for Truck and Trailer

3M™ Diamond Grade™ Conspicuity Markings are six times brighter than conventional markings, highly durable and non-corroding, and meet and exceed all US DOT and NHTSA requirements.
Benefits: DOT certified and guaranteed to meet and exceed NHTSA requirements
Durable - resists weather, dirt and aging Aggressive adhesive
Non-corrodingAvailable in two product constructions
  • Series 983 - strong and durable for easy application to smooth surfaces
  • Series 963 - new thin, flexible prismatic for smooth surfaces, and around rivets and corners
Suggested Use: Trucks and trailers
Waste management
Vehicles and bins
Utility vehicles
Work vehicles
Recreational trailers
Types of 3M™ Conspicuity Markings for Truck and Trailer: 3M™ Diamond Grade™ Conspicuity Sheeting Series 983 - Premium Grade
3M™ Flexible Prismatic Conspicuity Series 963 - Select Grade
3M™ Diamond Grade™ Reflectors, Series 989

3M™ Conspicuity Markings for Railcar

3M™ Diamond Grade™ Rail Car Markings meet and exceed FRA-224 specifications. With superior polycarbonate construction and low-temperature adhesive, these markings are easy to apply, bright and reflect at angles up to 90 degrees.
Benefits: FRA 224 compliant - vivid yellows and bright whites
Durable - resists weather, dirt and aging
Aggressive adhesive - adheres to most surfaces
Superior customer and technical support
Industry-leading warranties
Reflects at angles up to 90 degrees
Available in two product constructions
  • Superior polycarbonate for smooth surfaces
  • New flexible prismatic for smooth surfaces, and around rivets and corners
Suggested Use: Rail car and locomotive markings to meet FRA requirements
Types of 3M™ Conspicuity Markings for Railcar: 3M™ Diamond Grade™ Railcar Markings 983
3M™ Diamond Grade™ Railcar Marking 973

3M™ Conspicuity Markings for School Bus

3M™ Diamond Grade™ Conspicuity Markings for school buses are highly reflective, durable and colorfast and are used to improve the visibility of school buses to approaching drivers. These markings are required by the school transportation industry standards: FMVSS 217 and 131, CSA D250 (Canada).
Benefits: FMVSS and CSA D250 compliant - bright yellow and vivid yellow markings
Durable - resists weather, dirt and aging
Aggressive adhesive
Non-corroding
Available in two product constructions
  • Series 983 - strong and durable for smooth surfaces, available in fluorescent yellow for 24-hour visibility
  • Series 973 - new flexible prismatic for around and over rivets and corners
Suggested Use: Stop arms
Bumpers
Belt line
Rear perimeter area
Types of 3M™ Conspicuity Markings for School Bus: 3M™ Diamond Grade™ 983 School Bus Markings
3M™ Diamond Grade™ School Bus Marking 973
3M™ Diamond Grade™ School Bus Signs
3M™ Diamond Grade™ Reflectors, Series 989

3M™ Conspicuity Markings for Marine

Enhance the visibility of navigational buoys, channel makers, and dayboards with 3M's USCG High Intensity Prismatic Sheeting. For long distance visibility during the day or night.

3M™ Conspicuity Markings for Emergency Vehicles

3M™ Diamond Grade™ Conspicuity material meets and exceeds NFPA 1901 regulations.
Benefits: Meets and exceeds NFPA 1901 regulations
Highly visible, durable colors
Excellent nighttime brightness
7-year warranty
Proven performance
Non-metallic, non-corrosive
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3M™ Emergency and Egress Markings

Emergency and egress markings are high performance, luminous film used for production of signage in emergency exits and stairwells in buildings, ships, ferries and railcars. Their superior luminosity, high conformability and long-term durability make them an ideal solution for your safety needs.
3M™ Luminous Film Series 6900

High performance luminous film is the ideal solution for emergency exits and directional signage in buildings, ships, ferries and railcars. Meets and exceeds ASTM 2072 and IMO A.752. Rechargeable "glow in the dark" signs and markings. Dimensionally stable, durable, multilayer film. Excellent chemical and stain resistance.

Series 6900 meets and exceeds ASTM 2072. Available in rolls and sheets, and is easy to die cut.
Benefits: Three times brighter than typical luminous films
Twice the luminosity than other films
Resists graffiti, chemicals and stains
Highly conformable for angled applications
Suggested Use: Emergency exits and evacuation doors and stairwells
Used on walls, ceilings, doors, railings and stair treads

3M™ Reflective Vehicle Markings