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Truck and Trailer Markings

Reflective Solutions

Full range of reflective solutions for ECE 104 compliancy

For Traffic Signs and Construction Zones

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ORAFOL is your full range supplier of ECE 104 compliant materials. As one of the world’s leading suppliers of reflective materials, the ORAFOL Group earned its reputation for global excellence through its dedication to ingenuity, quality and service. When it comes to supplying products for the vehicle conspicuity industry, we work each day with a dedication grounded by our knowledge that the quality of our products helps save lives. ORAFOL® is the leading manufacturer of ECE 104 compliant marking materials. Brands include Reflexite® and ORALITE®. The range of products has been specifically designed for longlasting and top quality performance. The range includes solutions for all kinds of vehicles including applications onto rigid bodies, circular tanker shapes as well as onto curtain sides. Whatever the need, ORAFOL® has a solution to keep you and others safe on the road.

Product Benefits include: · Outstanding long distance visibility · Easy to handle and apply · Easy to cut with no edge sealing required · Tough and durable – no cracking · Resistant to power washing · Microprismatic technology* *the Reflexite® VC104+ tapes

Research shows that conspicuity markings can reduce crashes in low light conditions involving HGV’s by up to 41% * *Source: The US National Highway Traffic Safety Admisistration (NHTSA)

1. Figure 1 HGV barely visible without ECE 104 compliant reflective material 2

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2. Figure 2 HGV clearly visible with Reflexite® VC104+ Material

ECE 104 Regulation Since 10 July 2011, conspicuity markings have been compulsory for new type approved trucks with a tonnage over 7.5 tonnes (N2 and N3) and for trailers with a tonnage of more than 3.5 tonnes (O3 and O4). Reflective materials, which must comply with regulation ECE 104 of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), have to be applied to the sides and rear of all relevant vehicles. As the inventor of microprismatic retroreflective technology primarily mandated for ECE104 markings, ORAFOL’s Reflexite® brand of safety marking tapes have been setting the standard for HGV visibility performance since the early 1990s. Being seen is being safe.

ECE 104 Regulation Overview M

Motor vehicles used for the transport of passengers


Motor vehicles used to transport passengers with no more than eight seats in addition to the driver’s seat


Motor vehicles used to transport passengers with more than 8 seats with a maximum weight of 5 tonnes


Motor vehicles used to transport passengers with more than 8 seats and with more than 5 tonnes in weight


Motor vehicles used for the carriage of goods


Motor vehicles used for the carriage of goods with a maximum weight of 3,5 tonnes


Motor vehicles used for the carriage of goods with a weight over 3,5 tonnes but not exceeding 7,5 tonnes


Motor vehicles used for the carriage of goods with a weight exceeding 7,5 tonnes


Motor vehicles used for the carriage of goods with a weight exceeding 12 tonnes




Trailers with a maximum weight not exceeding 0,75 tonnes


Trailers with a weight exceeding 0,75 tonnes but no more than 3,5 tonnes


Trailers with a weight exceeding 3,5 tonnes but no more than 10 tonnes


Trailers exceeding 10 tonnes in weight

Mandatory from 10th July 2011*


Not Allowed

* For new registrations

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TheVC VC104+ 104+range range includes... The includes... The Reflexite® VC104+ Range Reflexite® VC104+ Rigid Grade The ideal tape for rigid vehicles. · Approved to ECE 104 Class C

ECE 104

· Easy to handle and apply · No need to edge seal · Robust enough to withstand cleaning

Reg. 48-03

processes including power washing · No risk of the tape cracking · 10 year warranty

Reflexite® VC104+ Curtain Grade This tape’s unique vinyl construction makes it the

Reflexite® VC104+ Rigid Grade Reflexite® VC104+ Rigid Grade

perfect tape for trailer curtains.

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*when applied to new curtains

Reflexite® VC104+ Tanker Stickers Easy to peel pre-cut stickers, especially suitable for

Reflexite® VC104+ Curtain Grade

rear marking of tankers.

Unique vinyl construction makes this tape ideal for · Same superior performance as our rigid grade application onto trailer curtains. The tape is highly · Excellent long range visibility even in poor resistant to cleaning processes and comes with a 3 weather conditions · Ideal solutions for circular applications year warranty. · Resistant to power washing · Approved to ECE 104 Class C

· 10 year warranty


Reflexite® VC104+ Tanker Stickers Reflexite® VC104+ Tanker Stickers

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Retroreflective tanker stickers for application onto rigid surfaces. The tape provides superior reflectivity in all weather conditions. Available in peel off strips which are quick and easy to apply.

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unique application.

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resistant to cleaning processes and comes with a 3 year warranty.

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Truck showing ORALITE® 5600E graphics on the side and Reflexite® VC104+ Rigid Grade on the rear and side of the truck


Fleet Marking Grade

ORALITE® 5600E ORALITE® 5600E is a high quality livery film which has been specifically designed to produce lettering, markings and decorations. The films are intended for long-term outdoor applications of up to 7 years. The films boast high flexibility and weather-resistance for long lasting performance. Suitable for application onto rigid vehicles. Product Benefits include:






· Approved to Regulation ECE 104 Class E · Produced with a watermark · Highly flexible with a surface of cast PVC polymer blend · Extensive range of vivid colours · Easy to use on cutting plotters · Excellent printability using solvent based ink-jet printing and screen printing · Good adaptability to uneven surfaces · Easy removal from painted surfaces · Self-adhesive backing · 7 year warranty


The material is also available with a permanent adhesive. Please contact ORAFOL for details.


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