Archive for the ‘Bollards’ Category

3 Bollard Maintenance Tips

Thursday, August 1st, 2019
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Each type of security barrier has different needs, but there are a few standard bollard maintenance practices that can help ensure the health and continued performance of your bollards regardless of their composition.

Just like any other piece of security equipment, bollards require regular maintenance and inspection to continue performing as they should. This is especially true for hydraulic or retractable bollards, bollards that protect high-value targets, and bollards that are likely to be hit or scraped by vehicles. Not all bollards should be repaired the same way. Each type of security barrier has different needs, but there are a few standard bollard maintenance practices that can help ensure the health and continued performance of your bollards regardless of their composition.

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4 Things to Consider When Choosing Security Bollards

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
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Here are four things you need to consider when researching security bollards for your property.

If you have a valuable asset located next to a busy roadway, you have likely considered installing security bollards. But what kind of bollards are best suited for your property? There are many different types of security bollards designed for various situations and needs. From protecting against commercial vehicle attacks to simply pointing out where drivers should avoid, there are many functions for security bollards. Here are four things you need to consider when researching security bollards for your property.

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3 Types Of Security Bollards

Thursday, February 28th, 2019
3 Benefits of Bollards

Security bollards can help keep your facility safe!

Security bollards provide an important function for your property. These pillars, which are usually steel, but sometimes aluminum, can be found all over parks, sidewalks, office complexes, and other types of property to control traffic and provide security, as well as safe pedestrian areas. Bollards are simple security structures that many may not pay too much attention to, but they can serve a number of purposes when it comes to making your property safer and more secure. Here are just 3 types of security bollards that are typically used. (more…)

What You Need to Know About Security Bollards for Your Property

Friday, June 29th, 2018
What You Need to Know About Security Bollards for Your Property

Bollards can act as the physical, psychological, and visual barriers you need to protect your property.

When you are in need of an extra layer of security for your home or business, there are some things to consider. You will need to make sure your security barrier is serving both as a physical barrier to unauthorized entrants, as well as a psychological one to deter anyone from breaking into your property. This is why for your added security needs, you should always consider installing security bollards for the greater good. Bollards can act as the physical, psychological, and visual barriers you need to protect your property. If you are unfamiliar with bollards, here are a few things that you should know. (more…)

What is a Bollard?

Friday, March 3rd, 2017
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Bollards are a great way to keep larger vehicles from accessing a space while still keeping the space open to pedestrians and smaller vehicles.

What rhymes with collard and protects your property from a large or a small herd? If you read the title you already know the answer—a bollard! Bollards are short and stout posts that work to guide traffic, stop vehicles from entering certain areas, and add to your perimeter security plan. (more…)

How to Care For Your Security Bollards

Friday, November 25th, 2016
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Hercules security bollards are guaranteed to last and guard for years to come, but they can last even longer when you take frequent care of them. As with everything, time causes wear and tear on security bollards.

Hercules security bollards are guaranteed to last and guard for years to come, but they can last even longer when you take frequent care of them.  As with everything, time causes wear and tear on security bollards; preventing this is what helps them be successful.  So, with care comes safety and assurance for your facility.  Read on to discover how to care for your security bollards.  

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What Type of Security Bollard is Right for You?

Friday, November 11th, 2016
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Security bollards don’t just help protect your storefront or home from impacts; they also should be functional for people that need to visit your property and inoffensive to look at for people passing by (and you!).

When you are making your perimeter security plan and trying to determine the best high security fencing options for your residential or commercial property, picking the right security bollards is an important part of the process. Security bollards don’t just help protect your storefront or home from impacts; they also should be functional for people that need to visit your property and inoffensive to look at for people passing by (and you!). How can you choose the right security bollard for your high security property?

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Common Bollards and Their Uses

Friday, November 13th, 2015

Most people have never heard of a bollard but everyone has seen one—they just did not know it! They are found in various locations and have many uses. By definition, a bollard is a type of barrier designed to mark a specific location, detour the flow of traffic around construction, or act as protection to a building. They were originally designed as short posts placed on boat docks for owners to tie up their ships. Finally, they have become popular to enhance the overall appearance of both commercial and residential lawns.

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Bollards serve many purposes.

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How Do Crash Barriers Work?

Friday, September 18th, 2015
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Bollards can make you much safer.

F=M*A. Or in simpler words, the force of an object is equal to the mass of the object multiplied by the object’s acceleration. Some people know what it means; anyone who has been in a car crash knows how it feels.

Crash barriers are designed to help spread out and slow down that force, preventing serious damage to the object, its occupants, and anything behind the crash barriers. If you are looking to install crash barriers as part of your high security fencing solutions, take a moment to read about how these amazing examples of physics work. (more…)

How Can Bollards Protect Your Employees?

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

If you don’t know what bollards are, they are short, vertical posts used to protect exposed structures, people, or buildings from damage caused by vehicles. They are available in a variety of heights and widths, depending on the level of security you require. Bollards can help to protect your workers and the general public alike from accidents, vandalism, and crime. Read on to find out the various ways that bollards can help to keep your employees safe.

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Bollards can help to protect your workers and the general public alike from accidents, vandalism, and crime.

Bollards Create a Physical Barrier

Bollards act as a physical barrier between your employees and sources of danger, such as out of control cars or even terrorist attacks. Their ability to keep danger away, regardless of their height and strength, is unmatched. They can even help to give your property curb appeal – no need to have them looking intimidating or imposing (unless you want that look!). They can be easily decorated and serve as planters, entryways, and other decorations. (more…)