- Integrated anti-rotation capabilities.
- Open frame design helps facilitate inspection, maintenance, or repair.
- Contained debris field after an impact within NCHRP Report 350 crash test standards.
- Arrow board mounting systems available.
The VORTEQ® is a trailer mounted attenuator for use on stationary or moving shadow support vehicles with a minimum weight of 9,920 lbs (4,500 kg). It is tested to NCHRP Report 350 Test Level 3. Additionally, it is further tested to the UK TD 49 (110 km/h) standard. The unit is comprised of a lightweight tube-in-tube frame rail and a wheel/axle assembly. The VORTEQ® is designed to help absorb rear-end impacts at speeds up to 62 mph (100 km/h) when impacted within NCHRP Report 350 crash test standards.
*After an impact, the product must be inspected and evaluated per the direction of the specifying roadway authority. The ultimate decision on reusability rests with the specifying roadway authority and/or state DOT.