DoD Anti-Ram Vehicle Barrier List

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October 29, 2021

TYMETAL Barriers on the DoD Anti-Ram Vehicle Barrier List Every three months, the Department of Defense (DoD) publishes an approved list of manufacturers of anti-ram vehicle barriers that meet their testing standards. To appear on the DoD Anti-Ram Vehicle Barrier list, manufacturers must submit comprehensive documentation on their barriers, including dimensions, materials used, and detailed […]

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Final Denial Barriers And Solutions

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October 28, 2021

Final Denial Barriers And Solutions Whether an organization is near busy streets or even in a remote location, final denial barriers provide valuable protection against vehicle rams. Whether threats are coming from terrorists, thieves, out-of-control drivers or anyone else that could otherwise break through the perimeter, final denial barriers can bring them to a halt […]

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Active vs. Passive Vehicle Barriers

Active vs. Passive Vehicle Barriers
July 21, 2021

Active or Passive? Which vehicle barrier should you choose? A lot goes into creating a superior perimeter security solution for your facility and vehicle barriers are an essential part of the design. They limit access to specific areas only authorized personnel may enter. They protect storefronts on busy streets and crowded urban areas. Vehicle barriers […]

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Hostile Vehicle Mitigation Barriers

May 10, 2021

Hostile Vehicle Mitigation Barriers If a hostile intruder attempted to drive onto your property without stopping for fences, gates, or pedestrians, how far would they get? With the proper security measures in place, you can halt these vehicles in their tracks, protecting your people and property. In this hostile vehicle mitigation guide, we’ll discuss some […]

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Understanding Crash Ratings

February 12, 2021

Guide to Understanding Crash Ratings Table of Contents: The 3 Determining Factors | K-Ratings | M-Ratings | Tested vs Certified vs Engineered | ASTM Models and Codes   Bollards and security gates keep entrances secure. They minimize both unauthorized access and property damage during an accidental crash. Security measures involving gates and barriers are vital […]

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Anti-Ram Barriers

December 18, 2020

Anti-Ram Barriers Table of Contents: What are Anti-Ram Barriers | DOD- and DOS-Certified Solutions | Different Applications | Passive vs Active Barriers | Types of Anti-Ram Solutions | Protect Your Business   When it comes to building security, the design of your perimeter security system is extremely important. It dictates who comes and goes within […]

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Cantilever Gates Vs Roller Gates

November 14, 2016

  What’s the Difference Between a Cantilever Gate and a Roller Gate? The main difference between a cantilever gate and a roller gate is that cantilever gates feature a built-in counterbalance that allows them to extend further, making them more suitable for larger openings. Cantilever gates also have an interlocked one-piece structure that has fewer […]

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