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Monday, April 8, 2013

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Glow-in-the-dark flakes that can provide guidance during a power outage are the latest offering from Garage Flooring LLC.

The Colorado-based supplier of garage flooring products has introduced the flakes for garage floor epoxy, garage floor coatings, industrial coatings and safety applications.

Although a "fun," decorative product when used on residential garage floors, the flakes can play a role in safety when used in commercial and industrial settings, providing visual guidance in the event of a power outage, says company president and co-founder Justin Krauss.

Glow in the Dark Flake
Photos: Garage Flooring LLC

The flakes come in blue or green, each with four different qualities.

"The flakes can easily be broadcast in a heavy straight line to outline a walkway in the event of a power outage," he said. "Using tape or other masking items, you can create arrows and other items as well. So, while this is an incredibly fun product, it also has the potential to increase safety."

2 Colors, 4 Qualities

The flakes are available in green or blue, each with four different qualities. Garage Flooring says the flakes provide increased brightness and duration of glow.

Prices range from $35.99 to $84.99 per pound; the product is sold in one-pound packages, according to the company's website.

Glow in the Dark Flakes

The flakes can be broadcast in straight lines or arrows, to provide guidance in the event of a power outage in commercial and industrial settings.

Based in Grand Junction, CO, Garage Flooring LLC ships free to the lower 48 states.

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Tagged categories: Decorative finishes; Epoxy; Floors; Health and safety; Industrial design

Comment from Tom Schwerdt, (4/8/2013, 11:11 AM)

I was interested in finding the MSDS to look for the active ingredient (Zinc Sulfide is the most common) - can't seem to even find any MSDS on their website.

Comment from Justin Krauss, (4/8/2013, 1:38 PM)

At the request of the publisher of this forum, I wanted to let you know that if you need MSDS sheets or other information you can call me at 800-956-4301 Ext 203 or email justin[at] replace [at] with @

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