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Crash Gates, What Are They?

When your facility, building, or structure, with hardened security, needs an active vehicle barrier to control the entry and exit of vehicles, a crash gate is the answer.  Crash gates can be operated manually or by and operator.  Their typical location is at the outermost level of perimeter security. BBRSS is the industry leader in crash gate design, installation, and maintenance.

There are areas that need securing and have the need to allow traffic in and out of the facility.  These access points are prime targets for nefarious intruders who aim to crash through your barrier or gate and gain entry.  The increased risk of criminal and terrorist attacks on high security facilities has increased the need for higher rated crash gates and the number of gates overall.  Strict security measures governing the safety and protection property, people, and assets, have been necessitated by government mandate for government properties and businesses looking for added risk mitigation.

Crash Gate Industry Applications:

  • Airports
  • Ports
  • Data Centers
  • Defense Facilities
  • Diplomatic Missions
  • Government Buildings
  • Logistics/Transport Hubs
  • Nuclear/Energy Sites
  • Petrochemical Facilities
  • Water Treatment Facilities

One of BBRSS’s crash gate designs is the Cantilever slide gate.  Cantilever style gates act as a good option if there is space enough allowing for horizontal movement.  The horizontal movement allows the gate to open and close without the need or ground tracks or overhead supports. Cantilever gates are supported by two or four posts installed on one side of the opening and can be manually or automatically operated.

Crash gates are an integral product for hardened security locations.  Contact BBRSS to learn more.  (800)367-0387

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