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These Barriers will rip your car to pieces

Posted by on 28/04/2011

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Barrier1 Systems has developed a series of vehicle barriers that will basically “f*** your car up” if you try to drive through them.

They specialize in developing bollards, vehicle arrestors and crash beams which are deployable in seconds, with the potential to cause severe damage to any vehicles trying to break through it. Did I say potential? What I meant to say is that it WILL obliterate any vehicle try to pass through it. They have always been at the forefront of developing quality products and their latest batch is no different.

The Vehicle Arrestor is a net-like barrier which is placed in a dug-out in the ground, covered by a steel plate. When triggered, the plate flips up and the net is deployed and held semi-tight by the supports on the side. Trucks or cars trying to break through will either literally get thrown back in the opposite direction, or get torn to pieces. The bollards, which stick out from the ground to prevent cars from parking on sidewalks, can be compared to Superman standing in the way of a speeding truck. Even though they may appear small, just one bollard is enough to bring a speeding truck to a complete stop in seconds. Finally, the Crash Beam is the bar that you see in parking lots, but these bars are also super strong and can rip through engine bays like a knife through butter.

The barriers have been deployed in high intensive situations across the world where vehicle control is a priority. They are used by the US Navy, Army, at airport, nuclear facilities and much more. While this post might sound like a cheesy paid promotion, I think the video alone demonstrates how impressed we were to write about it willingly.

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