Archive for the ‘Crash-rated Gates’ Category

4 Types of Property That Need a Crash-Rated Fence

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
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If your property is one of these four types of high-risk target, you should strongly consider opting for a crash-rated fence to ensure that your assets are protected.

Not all commercial properties require the protection of a crash-rated fence. Crash-rated fences are designed to withstand vehicular attack and tested to withstand impact from an incredibly large vehicle at various speeds. If you are in the market for a new security fence, you may be wondering whether or not you need the superior protection of barrier that is crash rated. If your property is one of these four types of high-risk target, you should strongly consider opting for a crash-rated fence to ensure that your assets are protected.

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5 Benefits Of Automated Gates

Friday, September 7th, 2018
5 Benefits Of Automated Gates

Automated gates work by either punching in a code or pressing on the entry transmitter so that the gates will open

Automated gates work by either punching in a code or pressing on the entry transmitter so that the gates will open. Otherwise, they will remain locked and closed until your or someone with permission to open them comes along. Automated gates have more benefits than just that though, and here are a few examples. (more…)

What Are K-Rated Fences and Who Uses Them?

Monday, May 15th, 2017
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K-rated fences are great for properties that require higher security.

Chances are, if you are familiar with security fencing and developing a perimeter security plan, you’ve heard of K-rated fences. However, what exactly are K-rated fences and where should they be used? (more…)

How to Choose an Automated Gate

Friday, April 28th, 2017
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The right automated security gate can go a long way.

Picking the right automated gate is critical when it comes to ensuring that your perimeter security plan is doing its job. As the experts in high security fencing, here are our favorite tips to help you choose an automated gate for your home or business. (more…)

Aluminum vs. Steel Security Gates: Which is Better?

Friday, March 17th, 2017
Steel Security Gates

Which is right for you: aluminum or steel security gates?

Choosing the right security gate is a crucial part of your perimeter security plan, whether you have a commercial or residential property. The two most popular materials for security gates are aluminum and steel. While both materials seem very similar, they have a lot of differences that can have an effect on how well they work for your perimeter security. (more…)

Which Security Fence is Right For You?

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016
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Your business might need that little extra something to help you feel safe.

Are you new to high security fencing?  You’re probably overwhelmed by the number of options available on the market.  Everyone’s needs vary drastically when it comes to security.  Your business might need that little extra something to help you feel safe.  Something like a K rating might confuse you–this kind of rating isn’t used for much else, so unless you’re familiar with it, you’ll need some help choosing the right fence for its rating.  Luckily, Hercules High Security has all the possible solutions for your problems, and we can help you to understand exactly what you’re looking for.  

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Could a Distracted Driver Damage Your High Security Facility?

Thursday, April 7th, 2016
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A distracted driver could hinder the security of your perimeter and take lives. April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, how will you spread awareness?

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, as observed by the National Safety Council. Thousands of people die in car crashes every year, but those numbers seems to be steadily increasing due to distracted drivers using their cell phones and other devices behind the wheel. Distracted driving fatalities are preventable! Even if you are a safe driver, you or your property could still be negatively affected by the actions of a distracted driver.

Hercules High Security is here to tell you about how Distracted Driving Awareness Month relates to your high security facility. (more…)

Crash Barriers: What Are K Ratings?

Monday, January 11th, 2016
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K Ratings will tell you how strong your high security fence is against the impact of a vehicle.

If you own commercial property, you might be in the market to increase the security of your perimeter. As you begin doing your research on the most effective high security options available to you, you will learn to consider crash rated gates, fences, barriers and bollards. Crash rated material and products are not just common on commercial property, but industrial and government property as well. You may find yourself confused when you encounter a wide array of anti-ram options that include “K Rated” in the description of alongside different numbers. So, what is a K rating and what does all of this mean?

 

  • A ‘K’ rating is Crash Test Certification issued by the Department of State (DOS) to a barrier, fence, gate or bollard that indicates perpendicular impact by a 15,000 lb. (6810 kg.) vehicle.

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The Benefits of Crash-Rated Gates For Security

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016
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So how do you find a happy medium to keep intruders out and keep your authorized persons safe inside? Investing in a crash-rated gate from Hercules High Security is an excellent option.

Are you in need of high security measures at your business or facility? There are plenty of options to consider when trying to hone in on your security needs. High security fencing with ornamental spikes or barbed wire are common security implements. Crash rated fencing and bollards are also options. But what if an authorized personnel or guests needs to get to the other side of the fence? You’ll need a gate for entry. Some intruders (especially those in vehicles) might see a gate or a break in the typical barrier as a weak point. With a crash-rated gate from Hercules High Security Fencing, you won’t have to worry about security breaches at any point.

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Crash-Rated Gates through Hercules High Security

Friday, August 21st, 2015

If you have high-security needs at your facility, your perimeter’s security is likely one of your top priorities. Your fencing and gates are your first line of fence against intruders, vehicle crashes, and other types of security breaches. You obviously never want a weak point in your perimeter, but at the same time, your official and authorized employees and visitors do need a way in and out. So how do you find a happy medium to keep intruders out and keep your authorized persons safe inside? Investing in a crash-rated gate from Hercules High Security is an excellent option.

Crash-Rated Gates

So how do you find a happy medium to keep intruders out and keep your authorized persons safe inside? Investing in a crash-rated gate from Hercules High Security is an excellent option.

What are Crash-Rated Gates?

Crash-rated gates are your solution to providing a safe and secure way in and out of your facility without leaving a weak point in your perimeter. They are made specifically to keep those without authorization from entering on foot, so intruders without clearance will no longer be on your list of concerns. In addition, and most importantly, crash-rated gates are specially designed to keep out vehicles and be able to hold up to impact should one crash into your perimeter. Depending on the K rating of your crash-rated gate, it may be able to stop vehicles traveling up to 50 miles per hour. One of the most common ways intruders will attempt to break into your facility is by crashing into a perimeter fence with their vehicle and typically attempt to target the gate, since it’s usually easier to break down. (more…)