Sliding Crash Gate

NSS provides a Crash-Rated Cable-Based Anti-Ram Crash Gates.  The Crash Gate, an Active Vehicle Barrier (AVB) was successfully tested under SD-STD-02.01, Revision A, Test Method for Vehicle Crash Testing of Perimeter Barriers, Dated March 2003.  The Crash-Rated Cable-Based Crash Gate is listed on the Department of State (DOS), Bureau of Diplomatic Security DS Certified Anti-Ram Vehicle Barriers as an Active Gate and the Department of Defense (DOD) USACE Protective Design Center DoD Anti-Ram Vehicle Barriers as an Active Gate.

The K-12 Sliding or Swing Crash Gate provides vehicular Antiterrorism/Force Protection (AT/FP) as well as a pedestrian barrier, unlike other Active Vehicle Barriers (AVB) such as wedge barriers, beams, bollards or drop arms.  The Crash-Rated Cable-Based Anti-Ram Sliding or Swing Crash Gates can utilize existing fence fabric or ornamental iron pickets for a uniform and aestetically pleasing appearance.  The Sliding and Swing Crash Gate were designed for ease of installation and are the lightest in the industry. 

For additional information on crash and penetration ratings, Department of State (DOS), Department of Defense (DOD) and the new ASTM test methods and rating systems, please contact NSS and a knowledgeable representative will be able to assist you.

The NSS K12 Sliding Crash Gate is an active barrier ensured to safeguard strategic access control points, protect high-risk security assets, facilities, and personnel from a terroristic threat.  The system functions as part of an arresting security strategy while operating as a high-volume traffic control device.

The NSS K12 Sliding Crash Gate vehicle barrier is designed to arrest a 15,000 lb. (6804 kg) gross weight vehicle traveling at a nominal speed of 50 mph (80 km/h) impacting the barrier from a perpendicular direction where the cargo bed does not exceed three (3) (1m) beyond the pre-impact inside (asset) edge of the barrier.  The NSS K12 Sliding Crash Gate vehicle barrier has been successfully tested to meet the DOS SD-STD-02.01, Revision A, Test Method for Vehicle Crash Testing of Perimeter Barriers and Gates, dated March 2003.



The NSS K12 Sliding Crash Gate Anti-Ram Vehicle Barrier was designed for cost savings and easy installation.  We can easily match an existing fence application by using the same ornamental pickets or typical chain link.  NSS provides an active vehicle barrier to meet the demands of various facilities and their high-volume traffic control needs.