SAFENCE systems

SAFENCE cable barriers are available in three basic installation types:

SAFENCE wire rope safety fence systems are available tested, approved, classified in accordance to all of the major sets of crash test standards in the world; European EN 1317, Swedish slope barrier amendment TRVMB 350 as well as American NCHRP 350 and MASH.

Introduction to ”About cable barriers”

Basics on vehicle restraint systems in general and SAFENCE cable barriers in particular is available in the sectionAbout cable barriers including sections Standards & crash tests, Best barrier for the job, How cable barriers work, Taffic safety aspects, Cost aspects, Environmental aspects and Snow aspects.

Median barrier

 

Median barriers are installed in order to protect from oncoming traffic. A median barrier is designed to be hit from both directions. These systems may be installed in narrow medians as well as in wide medians, in centre line or offset towards either direction.

Median barriers are typcally installed in carriageway or support strip depending on road design. Most of our systems are available as three and four cable systems, designed and approved in accordance with European EN 1317 as well as American NCHRP 350 and MASH.

Find more in section "SAFENCE median & side barrier"

Side barrier

 

Side barriers are tyically installed in the support strip on the side of the road. In general, SAFENCE side barriers and median barriers are the same products but installed in different locations. Most of our systems are available as three and four cable systems, designed and approved in accordance with European EN 1317 as well as American NCHRP 350 and MASH.

Find more in section "SAFENCE median & side barrier"

Slope barrier

 

Slope barriers are installed behind slope break point. SAFENCE slope barriers are designed to take care of vehicles flying out over the slope as well as low enough to take care of vehicles following the slope gradient.

Most of our systems are available as three and four cable systems, designed and approved in accordance with European EN 1317 (including Swedish slope barrier amendment TRVMB 350 as well as American NCHRP 350 and MASH

Find more in section "SAFENCE slope barrier"


A few advantages from installing barriers behind slope break point are:

  • More space for pedestrians and bicycles.
  • More space for snow and great snow remowal advantages with less melt water on the road.
  • Less frequent collisions dure to the greater distance from traffic.
  • Increased space for vehicles that break down.
  • No widening of the hard shoulder is required.
  • Less of a "wall" effect.
  • Aesthetically more attractive design.
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