Crash Certified Security Bollards

USA-Bollards Offers a Complete Range of security bollards To Match Client’s Security Concerns Recognized as a reliable provider of security solutions around the world, USA-Bollards made quite a name for themselves in supplying high-end security products. The flexibility with regard to customization is one of the company’s biggest selling points, offering an array of solutions for a variety of security demands and configurations.

USA-Bollards are responsible for securing some of the most sensitive sites globally, including civilian and official compounds, as well as armed forces facilities. They pride themselves in providing a range of products that effectively prevent intrusion of unauthorized personnel and vehicles.

Security Bollards

Security Bollards are aesthetically pleasing security solutions that easily allow movement of people in between them in all types of applications. They come in a variety of customizable options to suit individual security needs as well as design needs to match architectural designs.

A Security Bollards system can either be used individually or in groups, being used for security application at an intermediate level. There are quite a few varieties of security bollards including pneumatic bollards, Semi-automatic bollards, hydraulic bollards, electric bollards, and manual bollards. For example, some applications use automatic bollards for driveways.

 

Different types of Security Bollards

The main types of security bollards are as follows:

  • Retractable Bollards
  • Fixed Bollards
  • Removable bollards
  • Semi-Automatic Bollards
  • Fold Down Bollards

We will now discuss the specifications each type of security bollards separately, as well as their features and recommended applications.

Security Bollards

Types of Retractable Bollards

A retractable bollard is a type that shrinks into the ground and pulls out as needed. The USA Bollards offers three different variations of these products:

Crash Certified, BLG-05 Bollard

The BLG-05 comes in three types of operational capacity- semi automatic, pneumatic, and electrically driven. They have an impact resistance of K-12, and can withstand a force of up to 6.8 tons at up to 80 kph. Their dimensions are (D) 270mm (H) 900mm and require an excavation depth of 2000mm. LED light is optional.

Features:

  • Maintenance isn’t required
  • They give off a modern look and feel
  • It takes 4 seconds for UP and 2 seconds for DOWN
  • They operate in all types weather conditions.
  • Remains operational during power shortage

Ideal application for this product is as follows:

  • Airports
  • Secured Compounds
  • Government buildings
  • Army Bases

Security Bollards

K-8 Crash Certified Security Bollard

The BLG-04 is another variation of retractable bollards. They too operate as a pneumatic bollard, electric bollard and semi-automatic bollard. Having an impact resistance of K-8, this retractable bollard can withstand the force of 6.8 tons at a velocity of 50 KPH. Their dimensions are (D) 270mm (H) 750mm.

Features:

  • 3 seconds operation for UP position and 3 Seconds Down
  • Ability to Operate in all types of weather conditions
  • Option to operate bollard’s separately
  • Optional LED lighting

 

Ideal application for this product is as follows:

  • Airports
  • Secured Compounds
  • Government buildings
  • Gated facilities

 

K-4 Crash Certified, Security Bollard

The third retractable bollard by USA-Bollards is the BLG-02, again in pneumatic, semi-automatic, and electrically driven variations. Their dimensions are (D) 220mm (H) 700mm and require an excavation depth of 1400 mm. The level of impact resistance provided is rated at K-4.

Features:

  • Operates in all weather conditions
  • No maintenance is required
  • 4 seconds operation up and 2.5 seconds down

Ideal application for this product is as follows:

  • Secured compounds
  • Gated facilities
  • Border Crossings

 

Fixed Bollards, up to K-12 impact resistance

A Fixed bollard is meant to be permanently installed and can be done in any location. It is usually used as a protective barrier around buildings and sidewalks to prevent access to vehicles. It is customized look wise to match the surroundings. This fixed bollard is custom designed by USA-Bollards for each customer. The impact resistance level can be selected by the client the configurations available include K-4, K-8, and K-12

Features:

  • Fixed, permanent design
  • Only 35 cm depth of excavation required
  • Finishing available in zinc color paint, silver or gold, or stainless steel

Security Bollards

Ideal application for this product is as follows:

  • Airports
  • Gated facilities
  • Lobby Entrances
  • Fire halls

Removable bollards, Custom made and modular

Removable Bollards are geared towards ad hoc applications. Best used for rerouting traffic at certain times of day, or during a busy day at a government or civilian facility, like the DMV or a mall. It is basically a custom-made product, modulated around the client’s specifications. USA-Bollards has a few ready-made designs that can be slightly altered to match most specifications.

Features:

  • Quick installation procedure
  • Ability to withstand enormous force
  • Stainless steel bollard

Ideal application for this product is as follows:

  • Private parking space
  • Secured compounds
  • Lobby entrance

Semi-Automatic Bollards

The BLG-02-SA is a retractable semi-automatic bollard that uses a key to operate. The key releases the Gas spring installed in the bollard, activating the rising of this bollard. It weighs about 40 KG and has a diameter of 217mm and height of 700mm. The impact resistance level offered is rated at K-4. Optimal working temperature required to operate is between 20 °C and 50 °C. It also comes attached with a reflective strip, and also offers the option of LED light strip to improve visibility.

Features:

  • Impact Resistance offered is K-4
  • Manual operation with the use of a key
  • Requires no maintenance

Ideal application for this product is as follows:

  • Used to mark Designated Parking zone for Fire Fighters
  • Best for entrances with little use
  • Semi Automatic Bollards are often used to separate lanes
  • Suitable in applications where excavation is an issue

Fold Down Bollards

This bollard is one of the creations of USA-Bollards, manufactured and distributed around the world. This is most often used in security applications at the lower end of the spectrum. Used for reserved parking spaces, vehicle theft prevention, as well as restricting access to service roads when needed.

The folding bollards offers an impact resistance level of K-4 and can be used on an ad-hoc basis. When not in use, the BLG-10 can be locked down with a lock and key. The height of this bollard is 700mm.

Features:

  • K-4 Impact Resistance
  • Folding Bollard
  • Lockable with a lock & key

Ideal application for this product is as follows:

  • Restricting entry to service roads
  • Reserved parking, and vehicle theft prevention
  • Fire halls
  • Parking Lots

 

These are the varieties of high tech, nearly indestructible security bollards offered by the USA-Bollards. The type a client chooses depends on the level of security required. Whatever the security concerns of the client maybe, the USA-Bollards can ensure peace of mind for their clients.