New Interlock Blocks Create Temporary Walls
Jun27

New Interlock Blocks Create Temporary Walls

The Guardian Interlock Block is a new style of barricade which creates temporary walls to secure construction zones, highway work zones, or other places needing extra security. These stackable polyethylene blocks (each three-feet high, 4-feet long, and 2-feet wide) link together with a connecting base which prevents the blocks from moving and separating.  Modular and lightweight (at 50 pounds), they are easy to set-up and dismantle....

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Plastic Jersey Barriers on Track at Dune Racing Site
Jun18

Plastic Jersey Barriers on Track at Dune Racing Site

A private racing track in Winterhaven, California is demonstrating a unique use for Plastic Jersey barriers. The sand dune track, owned by Ron Pratte, the nationally-recognized businessman famous for his car collection, utilizes hundreds of Plastic Jersey barriers to line the inside and outside of the track. More than 750 of the barriers – supplied by Tamis Corporation, a distributor of crowd control, traffic safety and directional...

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Guardian Plastic Safety Barriers
Jul05

Guardian Plastic Safety Barriers

Guardian plastic safety barrier is a light weight water filled safety barrier which is used around construction sites and other areas where crowd control is required. These plastic safety barriers can be easily installed in areas that have to be secured. The reason why these safety barriers are widely used is due to the following advantages: High Visibility: The Guardian Safety Barrier comes in a wide array of bright fluorescent...

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Guardian 350 Highway Barricade
Jun15

Guardian 350 Highway Barricade

3 Testing Standards for Plastic Highway Barriers Many tests are conducted at various levels to assess the strength of the longitudinal barriers whose main function is to prevent penetration of vehicles and to safely move the vehicle away from the road side. The products are tested at three levels. Level 1: This is the test for the most basic product. In this test, a vehicle running at a speed of 50 km/hour (31mph) will impact the...

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Plastic Jersey Deflection Test
Jun13

Plastic Jersey Deflection Test

Plastic Jersey – an Effective Alternative for Concrete Jersey Barrier Especially for short term usage, Plastic Jersey Barrier is a viable alternative to concrete Jersey Barrier – especially when considering overall safety in the work zone and potential insurance and law suit claims. The majority of vehicular injuries in road construction accidents occur to the passengers in the vehicle and not to the construction workers....

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Plastic Barricades
Jun09

Advantages and Disadvantages of Plastic Barricades

There are many reasons why Plastic water filled barriers are chosen over traditional concrete barriers. For some, it is a matter of cost while for others it is the portability factor that makes them appealing. There are also instances where a plastic barrier may not be the best choice. To fully understand their uses, let’s explore some of the advantages and disadvantages of using plastic barriers. Before we discuss the pros and cons...

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