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THERMOPLASTIC ROAD MARKING PAINTS
TECHNICAL DATA SHEET (TDS)
WHITE & YELLOW
Thermoplastic road marking material confirming to AASHTO M249 shall consist of light colored aggregate,
pigment and extender, bound together with AKLYD resin plasticized with plant oil. Glass beads
shall be in accordance with AASHTO M247 – TYPE I. The material shall be provided in granular.
Composition of Constituents
Constituent White Yellow
Binder 18 Min 18 Min
Glass Beads 30 – 40 30 – 40
Titanium Dioxide 10 Min
Calcium Carbonate and Inert Filler 42 Max * Note
Yellow Pigment As Required
Note: Amount of yellow pigment calcium carbonate and inert filler shall be the option of the manufacture,
providing all other requirements of this specification are met
Softening Point °C 102 ± 9.5 102 ± 9.5
Specific Gravity gm/cm³ < 2.15 < 2.15
Flowability % 18 Max 21 Max.
Flowability – Extender Heating 28 Max 28 Max.
Drying Time 3 – 5 min @ 32ºC 3 – 5 min @ 32ºC
Yellow Index Below 0.12
Cracking Resistance No Cracks No Cracks
Impact Resistance (Joules) ≥ 1.13 ≥ 1.13
Color Daylight Reflectance 75% min. 45% min.
Storage Life: One year when the material is properly stored under a covered area.