It can be confusing for the occasional buyer to make sense of the range of legislation that might affect them. Often, the requirements seem more onerous than they are: waivers are available for many of our unique products.
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These days, bollards are no longer merely sitting around buildings. They are moving indoors.
The word “bollard” probably comes from the word “bole”—as in the bole of a tree. The first reported use is from a Scottish newspaper in 1763 referencing a marine bollard, used at a dock to moor boats
Drivers distracted by texting are a recent but very large danger on the roads.
For most customers it makes very little sense to cover the stainless in a powder coat or other finish. However, customers occasionally choose a colorful finish on stainless, and we thought to walk through the pros and cons.
Solar bollards are less expensive to install, as they do not require trenching. Their standalone nature promises to keep the lights on
Tenji is the word for a Japanese system of braille. Tenji block could therefore be translated as “braille block.” These embedded plates allow people to read the environment
Although all steel is made of iron and carbon, different types of steel contain different percentages of each element. Steel can also include other elements like nickel, molybdenum, manganese, titanium, boron, cobalt, or vanadium
Some cannons were buried muzzle down, and others muzzle up. When up, the bore was usually sealed using an oversized cannonball.
Trench is often installed when standing water becomes an issue due to landscape, hardscape, land use, or weather pattern change. A system of small capillaries can be installed through active spaces without compromising the look or function of an area.
Getting kids walking and biking to school requires cultural change. Most kids arrive to school in cars and driving is standard. Creating new habits means making active transportation feel normal—elementary kids don’t want to stand out as doing
Often, when sites choose removable bollards, they don’t order perfectly matched sets. Sites may buy several receivers and one bollard—or, they might buy several bollards and one receiver.
Yes, trees drop leaves and fruit, produce pollen, and have roots that can become invasive or heave sidewalks. Yet trees make such a big difference to quality of life and urban management that these are small problems to overcome.
In order to install pavers and impact-protective bollards, the level of concrete is set by the height of the paver. The loss of the thin level of paver material to the volume of the concrete surround will only minimally affect the stopping power of the bollard.
Grates act as strainers that stop rubbish, leaves, or dirt from entering the channel. What level of debris filtering is necessary is in part based on likely throughput: a small drain may have a harder time clearing than a larger one.
In the modern era, machining is often a finishing step for products created by forging or casting, to bring forged or cast objects to within precision tolerances
IronArmor matches the strength and durability of iron and steel. Deep color and easy upkeep maintain a beautiful, classical, finished look.
Rated security bollards have been rigorously tested to prove their stopping power. ASTM ratings are assigned to bollards based on the barrier’s ability to stop vehicles of different weights and speeds.
We wondered what the data might show about the changes in bike traffic: how does it compare to changes in vehicle traffic?