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Oralite School Bus Microprismatic Conspicuity Tape (V99)

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    Purchased Most Frequently: 4 in. x 50 yds. (Yellow)
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Product Description

Reflexite V99 School Bus Microprismatic Conspicuity Tape is for school buses in the United States and Canada which are required to have conspicuity tape outlining the emergency exits, windows, hatches and in many cases striping the entire sides or perimeters of the buses. The tape comes in a specially formulated school bus yellow color and is a tough weather and solvent-resistant product designed for rugged outdoor use on the sides, rear, and exit points of school buses. It is easy to apply to smooth surfaces or to surfaces where tape must be cut around rivets and other design features. The adhesive is designed to adhere to a variety of surfaces including fiberglass, aluminum, steel, and painted metal.

The reflective material used for Reflexite V99 is composed of cube corner (microprism) retroreflective elements integrally bonded to a thin, flexible, smooth-surfaced, tough and weather resistant UV-stabilized polyester film. The prism surfaces are coated with a vacuum deposit of aluminum to provide a mirror surface to the prism facets. The resulting tape is not more than .008 inches thick and comes with an aggressive high-tack pressure-sensitive adhesive.

Reflexite V99 School Bus Microprismatic Conspicuity Tape is compliant with the FMVSS 131 & 217 specifications, has a 5-year warranty, and is excellent for retrofitting existing school bus fleets. The white lines in the pattern provide maximum daytime visibility and this tape will maintain reflectivity after impact.

Please note that V99 rolls are typically shipped on a plain neutral core or an ISC Racers Tape branded core.

Photometric Performance

Coefficient of Retroreflection (candelas/lux/square meters)
Observation AngleEntrance AngleYellow

Warning: This product can expose you to chemicals including Benzene, which is [are] known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to

* Multiple cases may be shipped per package in order to minimize the charge for shipping.


Technical Information

Oralite School Bus Microprismatic Conspicuity Tape (V99)
  • Standards Met: FMVSS 131; FMVSS 217; LS-300C section 3.6.7; complies with European RoHS directive 2002/95/EC
  • Carrier/Backing: retroreflective UV-stabilized polyester film
  • Adhesive: acrylic   How are adhesives different?
  • Release Liner: paper
  • Thickness: 8 mils (carrier, adhesive)   What is mil thickness?
  • Application Temperature: 50°F to 100°F
  • Core: 3" diameter
  • Shelf Life: 12 months
  • Color: Light Gray
  • Appearance/Consistency: Liquid
  • Set Time : 24 hours
  • Country of Origin: United States
Note: Specifications are those given by manufacturers and are not tested for accuracy.

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Download School Bus Application RegulationsDownload Technical Data Sheet

V99 Standard sizes


1 in. x 30 ft. *30-foot length

V99/ 130

UPC = 688295156321

Single Item (1-23 Items)

1 - 2 Cases (24-71 Items)

3 - 4 Cases (72-119 Items)

5+ Cases (>= 120 Items)


a 10% discount

a 12% discount

a 13% discount





1 in. x 150 ft.

V99/ 1150

UPC = 688295156338

Single Item (1-11 Items)

1 - 2 Cases (12-35 Items)

3 - 4 Cases (36-59 Items)

5+ Cases (>= 60 Items)


a 7% discount

a 9% discount

a 10% discount





2 in. x 30 ft. *30-foot length

V99/ 230

UPC = 688295156345

Single Item (1-11 Items)

1 - 2 Cases (12-35 Items)

3 - 4 Cases (36-59 Items)

5+ Cases (>= 60 Items)


a 8% discount

a 10% discount

a 12% discount





2 in. x 150 ft.

V99/ 2150

UPC = 687927075337

Single Item (1-5 Items)

1 - 2 Cases (6-17 Items)

3 - 4 Cases (18-29 Items)

5+ Cases (>= 30 Items)


a 7% discount

a 8% discount

a 10% discount





V99 Special Order Sizes


3 in. x 150 ft.

Approximately 7 extra business days to ship
V99/ 315010

Single Item (1-9 Items)

1 - 2 Cases (10, 20 Items)

3 - 4 Cases (30, 40 Items)

5+ Cases (50, 60, 70, ... Items)

1 case minimum

a 7% discount

a 8% discount

a 10% discount





4 in. x 150 ft.

Approximately 7 extra business days to ship
V99/ 4150

UPC = 688295156369

Single Item (1-5 Items)

1 - 2 Cases (6, 12 Items)

3 - 4 Cases (18, 24 Items)

5+ Cases (30, 36, 42, ... Items)

1 case minimum

a 7% discount

a 8% discount

a 10% discount





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Special Order Policies

  • Special orders are non-returnable (and non-cancelable if materials have been already ordered or cut before the cancellation request was received).

Special Order Minimums

  • Minimum requirements apply because a size may be non-stock.
  • Minimum Quantities: If a particular size has a minimum item requirement, please only order that size in multiples of that minimum (e.g. if the minimum is 12, then use multiples like 12, 24, 36, etc).

Question & Answers

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Mechanical Engineering Student Verified Buyer Mar 30, 2014
Designed patterns for my NissanPathfindr
Oralite V99 School Bus Microprismatic Conspicuity Tape
I used this tape to give my car high-tech style patterns. I found it very easy to cut into the desired lengths. I was able to cut strips up to an eighth of an inch wide to make text with this tape. I found the triangle pattern on the tape useful for keeping my cuts straight. I wish people knew about the benefits of having conspicuity tape on their car. Many do not know that they can apply it in a fashionable way to make the tape appear aesthetic during day and night.
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hot melt rubber (synthetic)
Offers the widest range of application flexibility available. Exhibits excellent processing performance whether manually or automatically applied. Has superior tensile strength, adhesion properties and holding force which ensures consistent, reliable seals. Hot melt adhesive will bond faster to a surface which is referred to as quick-grab or quick-stick. It typically has higher tack (will feel stickier to the touch), but is also softer. It has lower heat resistance, shear resistance, and sometimes UV resistance than an acrylic adhesive. NOTE: it is called hot melt because the adhesive is applied hot by the manufacturer and then hardens as it cools (you do not need to apply heat to the tape yourself).
natural rubber
Properties are similar to that of hot melt rubber, but natural rubber often holds where other adhesives won't (recycled fibers, dust, cold, heat and heavy loads). It provides good overall adhesion and moisture resistance.
Offer excellent performance, especially for applications in temperatures less than 40°F and greater then 120°F. It provides excellent clarity, has high shear strength, is usually more permanent/durable even when exposed to moisture, and it ages well over extended periods in fluorescent and sunlight. Since it remains clear for the life of the application and does not yellow over time it is ideal for applications such as sealing white cartons. While it has good initial adhesion it does take 24-48 hours to cure and to achieve its maximum bond strength (has gradual adhesion buildup). Another difference between hot melt rubber and acrylic adhesive is if you fold tape over making the two adhesive sides touch the acrylic adhesive will remain attached to the carrier (e.g. paper, film) while a hot melt adhesive will stick to itself and pull off of the carrier. It is the best choice for clarity, UV resistance and aging characteristics.
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zinc oxide
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Thickness, AKA caliper or gauge, refers to the distance from one surface of a tape backing, or adhesive, to the other.
1 mil = 1/1000 of an inch
Examples: 1/16 inch = 62.5 mils; 1/32 inch = 31.25 mils
The cut level indicates how many grams of cutting load a glove can withstand from a sharp blade before being penetrated.
Lower gauge gloves are heavier - have thicker construction, fewer stiches knitted per inch and offer less dexterity.
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