How long does it take to dry?
Waterborne Road Marking Paint Dries extremely fast compared to regular paint. It can dry within 5-15min on a hot dry day. In cooler more humid weather it will take a little longer 30min - 1hr depending on the thickness of the application.
What size is a car bay?
Car bays are 2.4m wide at a minimum and usually 5.4 in length for a normal car, It can be smaller but must be labelled a small car bay, according to Australian Standards and specifications there are no limits to how big. It can be any size bigger though larger than 3.5m is not recommended as drivers will likely try to squeeze two cars in one bay.
What is a Shared Zone?
A shared Zone is a yellow hatched bay 2.4mx 5.4m next to a disabled bay. It indicates where to be kept clear and provide adequate room to aid disabled people to enter and exit their vehicle or storefront. It is an Australian standard that every council enforces before approving a new car park or tenancy.
How can Line Marking can go wrong?
The surface was not prepared properly (Poor Adhesion)
Due to the nature of line marking (being on the ground), it has a habit of collecting all the dust and water and rubbish from all around. If the surface is not cleaned properly prior to marking, it can cause the paint to not adhere to the surface properly. This is most important on concrete surfaces but can happen on any dirty surface.
Line marking plant Operator Error
Line marking requires focus and attention to detail and a steady hand. All too often we see lines that are not straight or are incorrectly positioned. Measure twice cut once is our motto and an experienced operator of our machinery makes all the difference. If an error does occur, we have the ability to remove the lines and repaint them correctly, though it doesn’t happen often. We rigorously train all our operators. They go through hours and hours of supervision and are subject to verification of Competency before allowing them on their own to operate line marking plant