In today’s landscape, where property crimes are on a steady rise, businesses and public facilities are increasingly confronted with a daunting and destructive threat—the ram-raid. We’ll discuss the various strategies used to prevent these aggressive assaults, including the strategic implementation of crash-rated bollards, a proven and formidable line of defense. By delving into the nuances of security architecture and highlighting the role of well-designed, crash-rated bollards, this article aims to equip businesses with the knowledge and tools necessary to protect their premises.
Bollards & Post Covers
If you’ve ever driven through a city, you have likely noticed that bollards are an essential part of the urban landscape. But how can we be assured of their protective capabilities? The key lies in the rigorous process of crash testing and ASTM certification that these bollards undergo.
In an era marked by accelerating urbanization, the role of effective traffic management has never been more critical. Join us as we explore innovations in traffic management that are fundamentally transforming the way we navigate and experience our urban environments.
While cars play an essential role in our daily lives, there’s a need to balance the convenience they bring with the safety of pedestrians and property. Safety bollards play a critical role in modern urban planning, providing a protective barrier that helps prevent accidents and potential harm.
Line control is a critical aspect of ensuring a smooth and organized flow of visitors at entertainment venues, stadiums, and other popular establishments. There is a growing trend of utilizing bollards as effective tools for managing entry lines, both indoors and out.
An essential component of creating walkable, livable cities is guaranteeing the safety of pedestrians, so they can move around their surroundings safely and with confidence. One safety measure that can make a significant difference in intersection safety is the crosswalk bollard.
In recent years, Canada has experienced a disturbing surge in auto crime, particularly in places like Ontario and Quebec. Considering this upward trend, it is crucial that auto dealerships take proactive steps to protect their inventory from theft. This includes implementing advanced security measures such as surveillance cameras, security guards, and alarm systems, as well as physical barriers such as bollards.
Some bollards such as steel pipe and crash-rated are security-focused, and though they perform specific functions, they can lack in both aesthetic appeal and protection against the elements. Stainless steel bollard covers can elevate security bollards’ appearance and resistance to corrosion.
The use of automatic bollards as a dynamic means of controlling vehicle access to restricted areas has increased in popularity as the technology that drives them becomes more sophisticated and reliable. Automatic bollards provide a more versatile option for creating site barriers, particularly in dynamic environments.
Introducing plant life to your outdoor space, whether that’s a commercial area, public plaza, or community space, can help create more vibrant, healthy, and sustainable urban areas. Incorporating greenery can help improve the air quality by absorbing carbon dioxide, provide habitats for wildlife, and contribute to the preservation of the bee population.
Pedestrian fatalities increase during the fall and winter months. How do we design public spaces for year-round pedestrian safety?
As the majority of our products are installed outdoors, and/or in high-traffic areas, dings and scrapes are inevitable. Traditional finishes such as paint or powder coating are made with resins, meaning they are porous and easily scratched.
IronArmor is a breakthrough innovation that changes the way outdoor metal products can be finished and protected, keeping installations looking new for longer.
Electric vehicle use continues to grow in North America, following trends in Europe and China. But will the increased numbers of electric vehicles on the road force us to rethink our vehicle safety infrastructure?