The marking out of airport runways makes very special demands on the contractors professionalism, his attitude to safety during the work and, in particular, the operating reliability of the equipment, as the runways often have to be closed for take-offs and landings while the work is carried out.

Borum has supplied machines for runway marking in airports for many years, including a BM 500 equipped with an airport marker for Thule Airbase in arctic North Greenland, where the climate and the short period of time available for marking during favourable periods of weather make extreme demands on the machine.

What is characteristic about most airports is the need to mark large areas, which means that the capacity and efficiency of your machine are key factors.

In most airports the marking of runways is done by cold paint or cold paint airless application without use of beads. When choosing your airport line marking machine you should take the below-mentioned needs into consideration. If you outline the requirements then we will help you find the machine which is most suitable for the job:

  • The need for different markings throughout the airport
  • The need for different colours of the markings
  • The need for different sizes of the lines, depending on their function

BM 1500

A flexible self-propelled line marking machine for the city, urban areas and smaller roads.

The new Borum Master 2000 self-propelled line marking machine is small and highly agile, perfectly suited for the urban environment and small highway jobs. From city areas to inter-urban areas and even highways, the Borum Master is designed for road marking that requires a flexible and straightforward line marking machine.

BM 2000

Self-propelled line marking machines for major jobs in the city and on highways.

Having a large material capacity and high application speed, the Borum Master 3000 is the perfect line marking machine for any highway road marking job. Its high capacity and compromise between size and maneuverability also makes the BM 3000 very suitable for major urban line marking jobs.

For contractors and airport management, equipment performance is key when it comes to marking airports. With large areas of road to cover, runway marking machines must have large tank capacity and be extremely efficient in order to keep runway closures and downtime to a minimum.

In accordance with your requirement, a wide retainer and up to five paint guns can be mounted. This assures that the application is performed in a single pass and can be up to 1.8m (71in). In addition, multi-colour marking can be carried out simultaneously.

All Borum truck solutions can be equipped with cold paint, 2 component, hot thermoplastic or a combination of hot and cold application methods.

BM 5000

Self-propelled line marking machines for major works.

The Borum Master BM 5000 is our largest self-propelled line marking machine. It’s high flexibility and capacity makes the BM 5000 the best and most uncompromising choice for any major road marking job anywhere in the world. The BM 5000 is the high-end choice for major road marking jobs on highways and in urban area, together with line marking on motorways and airports.


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