Nikkalite® 8100 series Engineering grade is an enclosed lens retroreflective sheeting manufactured by Nippon Carbide Industries (NCI) which renders retroreflectivity at night. The sheeting is designed for use on permanent traffic signs and is coated with a permanent adhesive protected by a removable liner.
When processed and applied in line with NCI instructions, Nikkalite® 8100 Engineering grade sheeting when exposed vertically under normal weathering conditions in the UK or Ireland can be expected to have a useful performance life as shown in the table below. Actual performance depends greatly on type and treatment of substrate and on weathering conditions.
Product code Effective life UK & Ireland
8112 White 7 years
8104 Yellow 7 years
8105 Red 7 years
8106 Blue 7 years
8107 Orange 7 years
8108 Green 7 years
Nikkalite® 8100 series Engineering grade is certified to class RA1 of EN 12899-1; 2007 Fixed, vertical road traffic signs. Certificate number 0760-CPD-R09001. Further details can be provided on request.
Satisfies the requirements for CR1.
The sheeting can be processed by the following methods;