Cole Safety Products Reflective Glass Beads – Products
Standard – Sand like texture. Same glass beads used on traffic lines. Meets all Federal and State specifications and can be used in inter-mix or drop on applications. Makes paint reflective. Sizes are 20-325 US Mesh, 45-850 Microns, Roundness >= 70%. Refractive index is >= 1.51. Uses include traffic, signs, as well as art and craft.
“Airport Quality” – Our highest quality glass beads; these beads offer high performance and durability due to their extremely smooth surfaces, greater than 95 % roundness and less than 1% air inclusions. Size 12-30 US mesh, 600-1700 Microns. These are slightly larger than our standard beads. Uses include parking lot, traffic and airport striping, signs, arts, crafts, painting and more. Beads are Type I with a refractive index of 1.5.
Powder – Powder-like texture. Similar to the glass beads used on street signs and in aerosol sprays. Inter-mix or drop on applications. Makes paint reflective. Sizes is US Mesh 100-200, Mil-Spec 10, Roundness 65 to 95%. Refractive index is >= 1.51. Uses include traffic, signs, “sand blasting”, preening as well as arts and crafts.
Large Molded – Our Largest High Quality Glass Spheres are produced using state of art molding technology. Size 3.0 mm, Roundness >= 95%, Refractive index is >= 1.52. Uses include topical paint applications, decorations, jewelry, signs, as well as arts and crafts.