Bollards San Antonio
If you take a stroll down the iconic San Antonio Riverwalk or take a tour of the Alamo, you will see bollards in action. Both of these landmarks are highly visible examples of bollards as part of a physical security plan. Other buildings, structures, parks, etc. across San Antonio have saw the need to include bollards as part of their physical security plan. Bollards San Antonio. When one envisions a bollard, they often think of the standard silver steel-pipe sticking out of the ground and reinforced by concrete several feet in the ground. This is the basic definition of a bollard which is used for multiple scenarios and situations across a security plan.
San Antonio Bollards – Design and Installation
Bollards are named and described by their collision ratings, which can either be high speed or low speed. High speed bollards are most commonly used for the protection of vulnerable areas with the high probability of a vehicle intrusion or incident where a vehicle must be stopped forcefully. The bollards must withstand a collision with a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed. Low speed bollards are for low speed vehicle interactions such as traffic control, parking garages, asset protection, and pedestrian area delineation. There are many areas across San Antonio that both types of bollards can be employed easily.
Crash rating is not the only thing that should be considered when designing and installing bollards. BBRSS has found the following items should be part of any decision and security plan where bollards are involved:
- Primary Function
- Materials beyond Steel and Concrete to be used
- Special Requirements: removable, retractable, or permanent
BBRSS has experience in all types of bollard situations and scenarios and understands the exact bollard that is recommended.
If you contact us at (800)367-0387 or fill out our quick and easy contact form, one of our San Antonio professionals can help you in determining which bollard design is right for your physical security needs. Call today and make sure you are installing the right bollard.