Applications of our Polymer Safety barriers – PAS 13 Tested include:

Warehouses

Deploy the Double Bumper Pedestrian Safety Barrier to create secure pedestrian walkways throughout warehouses. End of Aisle Double Rail Barriers are used to secure racking along the main forklift traffic routes. This facilitates the smooth movement of personnel while preventing accidents in workspaces shared with forklifts and other equipment. The Pedestrian Safety Barriers (SEG+) are particularly suited for segregating forklifts and pedestrians in areas with a significant volume of foot traffic, such as production lines, assembly areas, and busy logistic centre environments.

Food Production Facilities

Implement our Pedestrian Safety Barriers in food processing zones to maintain a distinct separation between workers and equipment. This ensures hygienic operations and reduces the risk of collisions. Our Polymer range from Single Bumper Barriers to Double Bumper Pedestrian Barriers are excellent for areas where water, mould, corrosion, and solvents will unavoidably be prevalent.

Industrial Facilities

Enhance safety by using the Polymer Safety Barrier to establish dedicated pedestrian pathways. End of Aisle Single Rail Barriers are used to secure racking along the main forklift traffic routes. This segregation of foot traffic from machinery and vehicles prevents potential accidents in bustling industrial environments. Our Pedestrian Safety Barriers (SEG+) and Double Bumper Pedestrian Barriers are perfect for separating forklifts and equipment from pedestrian routes, protecting low impacts along the ground.

Freezer Environments

The durable construction of the Polymer Safety Barrier, combined with its ability to withstand extreme temperatures, renders it suitable for use in freezer storage areas. It provides clear demarcation and safety for personnel navigating in sub-zero conditions. Our Polymer range from Double Bumper Barriers to Single Bumper Pedestrian Barriers are excellent for areas where water, mould, corrosion, and solvents will unavoidably be prevalent.

Learn more about TÜV NORD and PAS 13 testing.

PAS 13 Certification is a British standard that evaluates the impact resistance and safety performance of vehicle security barriers, including polymer safety barriers. This certification involves rigorous testing to ensure that the barriers can withstand significant impacts from vehicles, maintaining their structural integrity and providing reliable protection. PAS 13 sets stringent criteria for the materials, design, and functionality of safety barriers to ensure they meet high safety standards.

Importance of PAS 13 Certification:

  1. Ensures Safety: PAS 13 certification guarantees that polymer safety barriers have undergone thorough testing to handle high-impact scenarios, ensuring maximum safety for pedestrians and property.
  2. Reliability: Certified barriers are proven to be reliable and durable, reducing the risk of failure in critical situations.
  3. Compliance: Many industries and regulations require PAS 13 compliance for safety barriers, so using PAS 13 certified barriers ensures you meet these standards.
  4. Cost-Efficiency: While they may have a slightly higher upfront cost, PAS 13 certified barriers can save money in the long run by reducing repair and replacement expenses resulting from vehicle impacts.

Yes: Our polymer safety barriers are engineered to be exceptionally durable and offer high impact resistance. This ranges from 4,600J up to 14,200J. They are designed to absorb and dissipate the force of vehicle impacts, preventing damage to the barrier itself and protecting surrounding infrastructure and people. These barriers can withstand repeated impacts while maintaining their structural integrity.

Each data sheet provides the maximum impact energy rating for direct collisions specific to each product. This detailed information ensures you select the appropriate barrier for your safety requirements.

For more specific details, please refer to the individual product data sheets.

TUV Nord Certification is a globally recognized certification provided by TUV Nord, a technical service provider that offers certification, testing, and inspection for various products and systems. This certification ensures that products meet stringent safety, quality, and performance standards through independent evaluation by TUV Nord’s accredited laboratories.

Importance of Independent Testing by TUV Nord:

  1. Safety Assurance: Independent testing by TUV Nord ensures that polymer safety barriers meet required safety standards, providing assurance of their effectiveness in real-world scenarios.
  2. Quality and Performance Validation: These tests provide scientific evidence of the barriers’ impact resistance and durability, helping customers make informed decisions.
  3. Consistent Production Standards: Once tested and certified by an independent third party, the production process, materials, and design of the barriers must remain consistent. Any changes require re-verification to maintain accreditation.
  4. Avoiding Non-Compliance Risks: Businesses using non-tested and non-accredited barriers might alter their production processes, leading to variations in quality. Independent third-party testing, such as PAS 13, ensures consistent quality and reliability.

By choosing polymer safety barriers certified by PAS 13 and independently tested by TUV Nord, you ensure the highest standards of safety, reliability, and performance for your facility.

Benefits of PAS 13 Tested Barriers:

  1. Enhanced Safety: PAS 13 testing ensures that the barriers meet specific safety standards, reducing the risk of vehicle penetration and increasing protection for pedestrians and property.
  2. Reliability: PAS 13 testing guarantees consistent performance, giving you confidence that the barrier will perform as intended in real-world scenarios.
  3. Compliance: Many industries and regulations require PAS 13 compliance for safety barriers, so using PAS 13 tested barriers ensures you meet these standards.
  4. Cost-Efficiency: While they may have a slightly higher upfront cost, PAS 13 tested barriers can save money in the long run by reducing repair and replacement expenses resulting from vehicle impacts.

Choosing PAS 13 tested polymer safety barriers is a proactive step towards ensuring the safety of your premises, assets, and personnel, backed by rigorous testing and proven durability.

Polymer barriers are widely utilised across various industries that require robust impact protection and durability. These barriers are designed to protect people, assets, and infrastructure from industrial vehicle impacts and can withstand harsh environments, such as sub-zero temperatures, returning to their original shape after collisions.

Industries that benefit the most from polymer barriers include:

  1. Manufacturing: Used to segregate and guide heavy vehicles like forklifts, preventing damage to structures, equipment, and personnel.
  2. Warehousing and Distribution: Protect racking and storage systems from impacts and define safe walkways and loading zones for workers.
  3. Airports: Withstand repeated impacts from large airport vehicles such as tugs and baggage carts, safeguarding critical assets like floodlight towers, masts, and columns.
  4. Car Parks: Protect ramps, walls, and walkways from damage by cars, vans, and motorbikes, and prevent unauthorised access with anti-climb mesh.
  5. Food and Beverage: Protect machinery, walkways, and critical infrastructure from corrosion, contamination, and impact damage in food processing and handling operations, improving hygiene and safety.

Summary: Polymer barriers offer flexibility, high impact resistance, and long-term durability, making them an ideal solution for environments where robust protection is essential. For more detailed information, please refer to the product specifications and industry usage guidelines.

Polymer barriers offer several advantages over metal barriers in industrial settings:

1. Flexibility and Impact Absorption:

  • Polymer barriers are more flexible, allowing them to absorb and disperse impact forces better than metal barriers. This flexibility reduces the risk of denting, scratching, or damaging the floor and vehicles upon impact.

2. Durability in Harsh Environments:

  • Polymer barriers can withstand harsh conditions, such as high temperatures, corrosive substances, and abrasive materials. They do not rust or corrode like metal barriers, making them ideal for challenging industrial environments.

3. Cost-Effectiveness:

  • Polymer barriers are more cost-effective in the long run. They require less maintenance, repair, and replacement compared to metal barriers. Their resilience and durability lead to lower overall costs.

4. Eco-Friendliness:

  • Polymer barriers are more environmentally friendly. They can be recycled and reprocessed, which reduces carbon emissions and energy consumption. This sustainability makes them a greener choice for industrial safety solutions.

Summary: Polymer barriers provide superior impact absorption, durability, cost-efficiency, and environmental benefits, making them an excellent choice for a wide range of industrial applications. For more detailed information, please refer to the product specifications and industry guidelines.

Cost-Effective and Long-Term Protection: Polymer barriers absorb impacts and return to their original shape, making them more cost-effective and durable than steel or concrete barriers.

Increased Staff Awareness: Safety barriers enhance staff awareness of their surroundings, reducing the risk of accidents.

Vehicular Protection: Barriers protect your vehicle fleet, minimizing damage and repair costs in the event of a collision.

Policy Compliance: Integrating safety barriers into your Health and Safety Policy ensures workers follow safety protocols, reducing legal liabilities.

Polymer barriers offer enhanced safety, cost savings, and regulatory compliance, making them a smart investment for industrial protection.

Polymer barriers should be replaced based on several key factors:

  • Physical Damage: Replace if there are deep scratches, cracks, or deformations, as these compromise the barrier’s integrity.
  • Performance Decline: If the barrier no longer effectively absorbs impacts or has lost its shape, it’s time for a replacement.
  • Age-Related Wear: Exposure to harsh environmental conditions over time can degrade the barrier. Replace if it shows significant wear and tear.
  • Updated Safety Standards: Replace if your current barriers do not meet new safety standards or regulations.

Regular Inspections: Conduct regular inspections to ensure the longevity and effectiveness of your polymer barriers. Always consult with a professional or the manufacturer for best practices.