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3M™ Diamond Grade™ DG³ Reflective Sheeting

Brighter signs, safer roads.*

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Make bright the standard.

Brighter signs, safer roads. Make a difference during the day, and especially at night, by using 3M™ Diamond Grade™ DG³ Reflective Sheeting to make signage brighter and more visible, giving drivers more time to react.*

* As compared to Type IX cube corner reflective sheeting technology.

3M™ Diamond Grade™ DG³ Reflective Sheeting Technology

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    Maximum luminance.

    • Meets ASTM D4956 Type XI
    • Returns nearly twice the amount of light as the Type IV and Type IX
    • Optimized for all distances
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    Highest retroreflection.

    • 58% retreoreflective efficiency optimized for large and small vehicles
    • Full cube technology reflects more light than truncated cube corner and glass-bead technology

3M™ Diamond Grade™ DG³ Reflective Sheeting Series

A stop sign with the left side dark and the right side bright and reflective. A stop sign with the left side dark and the right side bright and reflective.

Guidance you can count on.

Achieve superior reflectivity at short and long distances with 3M full-cube technology.*

  • Meets the highest overall retroreflectivity requirements in global industry standards: ASTM D4956 Type XI**
  • 3M’s next solution for signs positioned inside and outside of primary headlight illumination with broad observation angles
  • One of the brightest durable sheeting, returning almost twice as much light as traditional 3M™ Type IV sheeting
  • Performance warrantied for up to 12 years
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*As compared to traditional reflective technology. Data on file.
** Data on file.

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    Upgrading may cost less than you think.

    Benefit from safety, value and durability that may be cheaper to install and may save you money in the long run, just by upgrading to 3M™ Diamond Grade™ DG3 Reflective Sheeting.*

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*Data on file.

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crash reduction

over a three- to six-year period in areas where brighter signs, like 3M™ Diamond Grade™ DG³ Reflective Sheeting, were installed.1

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  • Safer roads are just around the bend.

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  • See the difference bright signage can make.

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