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  QuadGuardŽ CRASH CUSHION SYSTEM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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QUADGUARD® CRASH CUSHION FAMILY

The new family of QuadGuard crash cushions offers the latest technology for shielding hazards 610 to 3048 mm (2' to 10'). Each Quadguard System consists of crushable, energy-absorbing cartridges surrounded by a framework of Energy’s exclusive steel
Quad-Beam™ panels. These new crash cushions redefine NCHRP 350, Test Level 3 performance for redirective, non-gating attenuators. The QuadGuard Systems have successfully passed the complete
NCHRP 350, Test Level 3 test matrix with both the light car and high center-of-gravity pickup truck at speeds up to 100 km/h (62 mph) at angles up to 20°. Higher speed units are available.
During head-on impacts, the QuadGuard Systems telescope rearward and crush the cartridges to absorb the energy of impact. When impacted from the side, the QuadGuard Systems safely redirect the errant vehicle back toward its original travel path without allowing gating.

NCHRP 350

- Non-gating, redirective system
- Performs effectively with both light cars and high center-of-gravity pickup trucks
- Meets TL-1 (50 km/h / 30 mph) TL-2 (70 km/h / 43 mph) and TL-3 (100 km/h /62 mph)
- Angles up to 20°
- QuadGuard HS System is available to meet NCHRP 350 TL-3 tests at 113 km/h (70 mph)

 

European Standard EN-1317-3

The QuadGuard® Family also includes systems to meet Europe's EN-1317-3 Criteria
- QuadGuard CEN Crash Cushion Family

Head-On ImpactsView video

During head-on impacts, the QuadGuard® System telescopes rearward and crushes the cartridges to absorb the energy of impact.

 

Redirective Capability View video

When impacted from the side, the QuadGuard® System redirects the errant vehicle back toward its original travel path without allowing gating.

 

Compact Crash Cushion Design

Compact, modular design (1 to 12 bays) accommodates speeds from 40 - 110 km/h (25 - 70 mph) providing the most efficient, cost-effective crash protection.

 

 

 

Quad-Beam™ Panels

Quad-Beam panels provide 30% higher beam strength than thrie beam panels.

 

 

Monorail Base

Monorail base eliminates the need for chains and cables providing excellent redirective capability.   

 

Self-Supporting Nose

Self-supporting nose means no legs to complicate installation and maintenance. Optional Flex-Belt Nose available.

 

Easy Refurbishment of Crash CushionsView video

Self-supporting nose means no legs to complicate installation and maintenance. Optional Flex-Belt Nose available.

 

Protects Wide Range of Roadway Hazards

Hazards from 610 mm (24 in.) to 3050 mm (120 in.) can be effectively shielded while using a small footprint.

A 3050mm (120 in.) system can be installed on a footprint as small as 6.7 m (22 ft.)Widths available:

 

3050 mm /
2300 mm /
1750 mm /
910 mm /
750 mm /
610 mm /

120 in.
90 in.
69 in.
36 in.
30 in.
24 in.

 

Replaceable Cartridge

Replaceable cartridge contains impact debris, avoiding loose parts that may cause secondary accidents.

  

 

 

 

 

Energy Absorption Systems, Inc.