Seton Identification and Safety Products
Weather-Code™ Outdoor Pipe Markers
Description
Use
Standard Legend Colors
Standard Background Colors
Thickness (PSTC-33)
Gloss
Standard Sizes/Dimensions
Adhesive Properties
Abrasion Resistance
(Method 5306 of U.S. Federal Test Method Std. No. 191A)
Minimum Application Temperature
Service Temperature
Average Outdoor Durability
Chemical Resistance
7 Day Immersion
Dip Test
Rub Test
Shelf Life
Weather-Code™ Outdoor Pipe Markers(view printable PDF of this page here)
Weather-Code™ Outdoor Pipe Markers
Description: Seton Weather-Code™ Pipe Markers are made of pressure sensitive outdoor vinyl.
Use: Seton Weather-Code™ Pipe Markers are designed for use outdoors.
Standard
Legend Color:
Black and White
Standard
Background Color:
Black, Blue, Brown, Green, Orange, Red, White, and Yellow
Thickness
(PSTC-33):
0.005 in. (0.13mm.)
Gloss: 120 Gardner Units.
Standard Sizes/Dimensions: Fits outside pipe diameter of 1-1/4" thru 6"
Includes Two 2-1/4" x 6-1/4" markers with 2-3/4" arrows.
Marker card size measures 9" x 4-1/2".
Adhesive Properties: Adhesion to steel (PSTC-1)
15 min. dwell (Avg)—75 oz/in. (82 N/100 mm)
Ultimate (72 hrs. dwell) (Avg)—116 oz/in. (127 N/100 mm)
Tack (ASTM-2979) (Avg)—800g (8 N)
Drop Shear (PSTC-7) (Avg)—4 Hrs.
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Abrasion Resistance: CS-17 Wheels, 1000 g. wts.
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(Method 5306 of U.S. Federal Test Method Std. No. 191A): Legend withstands up to 700 cycles. Substrate withstands up to 8000 cycles.
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Minimum Application Temperature: 0°F (-18°C).
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Service Temperature: -40°F to 180°F (-40°C to 82°C).
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Average Outdoor Durability: 5 years (Average expected outdoor life of product will depend on user definition of failure, climactic conditions, mounting techniques, and material color).
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Chemical Resistance:
 Reagent 7 Day Immersion Dip Test Rub Test
 30% Sulfuric Acid NE NE NE
 10% Sulfuric Acid NE NE NE
 30% HCL F NE NE
 10% HCL NE NE NE
 50% NaOH F NE NE
 10% NaOH F NE NE
 Gasoline F NE F
 Turpentine F NE F
 Glacial Acetic Acid F F F
 5% Acetic Acid NE NE NE
 Cellosolve Acetate F F F
 Conc.Ammonia NE NE NE
 10% Ammonia NE NE NE
 Methyl Ethyl Ketone F F F
 Acetone F F F
 Methanol F NE F
 1, 1, 1, Trichloroethane F F F
 IPA (Isopropanol) F NE F
 ASTM #3 Oil NE NE NE
 SAE 20 Oil NE NE NE
 Mineral Spirits F NE NE
 Diesel Fuel F NE NE
 Heptane F NE F
 Toluene F F F
 Alconox F NE F
 Kerosene NE NE NE
 Water NE NE NE
       
 NE: No Effect     F: Failed
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7 Day Immersion: Immersed in reagent for 7 days.
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Dip Test: Five 10 minute dips in reagent with 30 minute recovery.
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Rub Test: Rubbed sample for one minute with swab soaked in reagent.
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Shelf Life: 1 year when stored at 70°F (21°C) and 40% to 50% R.H.
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