We are pleased to announce that Laura Metaal has signed a new cooperation agreement with us in January and our company will represent Laura Metaal, a member of the TATA Holdings, in Hungary, introducing an exceptional manufacturer in the local market.
The Netherland company, which was founded in 1937, has a great history in the steel industry and also in the field of road safety solution (steel barrier/roadblocker, etc.). Following market trends and the series of unfortunate terror attacks, they have developed the SafeZone product line Laura Metaal entered the physical security market a few years ago.
Compared to concrete blocks which provide only barrier for traffic but means no protection to passengers moreover in case of higher impact energy they are projected into the crowd which can multiply the rate of the damage, the new SafeZone roadblock is a perfect replacement of these concrete blocks, and it also has a number of additional features which are indicating the precise engineering and benefits the end-user.
They provide two solutions in the field of the so-called mobile ’anti-terror’ roadblock: SafeZone Pindown and SafeZone Freestander. They are sharing almost the same basic features. Their purpose is to create these barriers to be quickly deployable and/or dismountable. The panels can be ordered in several sizes, in addition, there is a gate module that is easy to install in the line of the barriers, made by the same manufacturer which allows the pedestrians to fluently pass through the element. The gate module has been tested according to several standards, therefore it has similar certificates as the other traffic mitigating modules. The gate module provides a quick and secure solution for public roads and even special events, festivals or other outdoor and/or public events. The entire system is made of high-quality S355 reinforced steel. It provides complete protection and thanks to the built-in wheels, they are can be moved easily. These wheels can be projected while you positioning the barrier and then you just need to retract them when it is in place.
Another great advantage of the devices is that if you want to completely lock down an area, you can attach fencing elements to the top of the roadblockers. These fencing modules can be regular wire mesh fences or you can apply commercial boards instead of wire mesh.
The difference between SafeZone Pindown and SafeZone Freestander is that the Freestander is completely mobile, PinDown is equipped with strong steel pins (3-3 per side) to fix the device to the ground using pre-drilled shells. In the case of Freestander, the vehicle is stopped by the projectable feets on one side of the device when they turn underneath the car or truck.
For example, streets around several stadiums in North America are temporarily closed by Pindown devices and then at the end of the event, they are easily moved back on their own wheels into a nearby storehouse.
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