Graffiti-resistant Paint Treatment
In order to eliminate unsightly graffiti on the walls of supports beneath train tracks, East Japan Railway Co. has begun utilizing a “special coating” material on the walls. While applying it entails costs, not only does it make it difficult for spray paint to adhere, but its sheen has the effect of brightening up the area. “By helping to prevent crime, it’s killing two birds with one stone,” the railway claims. Spray paint can also be easily removed with a special solvent, making cleanup easy.