Durobond Paints has created a new top of the line luminous paint to make evacuations and dangerous areas safer and more efficient to the public.
With the recent War on Terrorism and attacks of 9/11, evacuation and safety measures have had to be dramatically improved on, that is why Durobond Paints Australia set to work to create Lumilite, a long lasting and effective luminous paint to aid in the visibility of evacuating.
Lumilite is quite possibly one of the essential products every building should have as part of their evacuation procedure; it increases the visibility and chances of escape, according to developer of Lumilite 12 hour luminous paint.
Studies have found that in the event of thick smoke caused by fire, visibly seeing the evacuation path can become difficult because the smoke rises to the ceiling often blocking exit signs. It has also been shown that the majority of people in a fire drop to the ground coughing from the smoke and hence are not able to visibly see the exit signs. This can be a danger to becoming trapped.
Lumilite has been created to give an incredible glow for up to 12 hours, (which is long of its competitors) and has been designed to last a lifetime without maintenance. One of the main benefits of Lumilite is that it is a luminous paint, which means an evacuation path can be marked anywhere. Often it is marked at a low level either on the ground or the wall, so it can be easily followed to safety.