T-ISS SolasFlex Retro Reflective Tape is used for the reflection of SOLAS lifesaving appliances such as life jackets, life rafts or life boats. Our SolasFlex Retro Reflective Tape is an encapsulated lens sheet provided with a flexible and fully transparent plastic foil. The tape is specially designed for the marine / offshore industry, has a long life span, high clarity and antielamination. All our reflective tapes consist of an encapsulated optical design with a high reflective value that is clearly visible from every angle, both in dry and wet conditions.
Our Reflective tape is designed for use on a variety of life support items to enhance visibility, like life vests and jackets, life rafts and boats, lifebuoys, maritime safety gear, and other life-saving equipment. The high-grade PU material of our Reflective tape has been used by lifesaving equipment manufacturers like Hatecke, Besto, Atlantis, Castro, Spinnlock, Servaux, etc.
The tape comes in 3 types:
The benefits of T-ISS SOLAS Retro Reflective tape lie in its ability to enhance visibility, especially in challenging lighting conditions. The tape has the ability to reflect a bright white light, especially in low-light conditions. This improves safety during nighttime or low-visibiliy-situations.
The reference to “Type 2 Solasgrade reflectivity” indicates that the retroreflective tape meets specific standards set by SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea) regulations. This ensures a high level of reflectivity, making it suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. Compliance with standards is crucial in guaranteeing the tape’s effectiveness in maritime safety applications.
In a time where everything around us gets more and more expensive, choosing a cheaper alternative of Retro reflective tape may seem tempting. However, Using fake or substandard reflective tapes at sea can lead to a range of serious consequences, jeopardizing both the safety of individuals on board and the effectiveness of maritime operations.
Potential risks of using fake, cheap reflective tapes can be:
When you ask us at T-ISS, we believe cutting corners should never be an option when it comes to safeguarding lives. That is why our SolasFlex Retro Reflective Tape isn’t just a tape – it’s a guarantee.
The standards and certificates associated with the T-ISS SOLAS Retro Reflective tape signify its compliance with international regulations and industry-specific requirements. Let’s dive into the significance of each:
The USCG approval indicates that the T-ISS SOLAS Retro Reflective tape has met the stringent criteria set by the United States Coast Guard.
DNV certification is issued by Det Norske Veritas, a globally recognized classification society. DNV sets high standards for maritime safety and environmental performance. Having DNV certification for the T-ISS SOLAS Retro Reflective tape attests to its quality and reliability, contributing to its acceptance and trust in the maritime industry.
The Wheelmark, or the Marine Equipment Directive (MED) certification, is essential for products used on ships in the European Union. It ensures that the T-ISS SOLAS Retro Reflective tape complies with EU regulations, guaranteeing its suitability for use on European-flagged vessels.
The Russian Register certification is critical for those operating in Russian waters, ensuring that the tape is recognized and accepted by Russian maritime authorities.
The Korean Register certification indicates compliance with the standards set by the Korean Register of Shipping.
In addition to these specific certifications, the mention of compliance with IMO Res. A658(16) and meeting USCG specification 46 CFR Part 164 reinforces the tape’s adherence to international standards. IMO (International Maritime Organization) resolutions and USCG specifications set benchmarks for the performance and safety of maritime equipment, and compliance with these standards ensures the tape’s effectiveness in enhancing visibility and safety at sea.
T-ISS takes pride in delivering SOLAS Maritime Safety tapes of exceptional quality. However, the advantages for our dealers extend beyond high quality products. As a prominent global industry leader, we assure our dealers of fast shipping, the most competitive prices available, and a consistent inventory of our products.
If you’re intrigued by the extensive range of Safety tapes offered by T-ISS and are considering the prospect of becoming a dealer, don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We’re more than happy to provide you with detailed information!