Bollards are an essential part of security these days. The sturdy tall structures provide security for property, vehicles, passerby, cyclists, and so on. The type of protection provided differs from area to area where the bollards are placed and the purpose for which they are placed. On the roadside, for example, bollards are placed to protect the pedestrians from any vehicular accident on the road. The bollards act as a shield that prevents the damage of the accident from coming onto the footpath. Apart from that, they also protect the parked vehicles in parking from any road accidents.
Buying bollards these days has become an extremely easy job. You can easily buy different kinds, different sizes, colors of bollards online from the Bollard Shop.
What type of bollards do you need? Let’s take a look at a few options:
Do you reside or work at a place where bollards are needed most of the time but need to be removed at sometimes or needed at some times of the day while not needed at other times? Well, say no more! Collapsible bollards are your answer. Collapsible bollards are easily convertible into providing access or restricting access whenever you want. It is designed with a foldable capacity with a 90 degrees angle. So, you can have a hinged bollard or you can lay it down to allow access. The material used in making this bollard is of very high quality; it is grade 40 steel with powder coating to look good and be sturdy at the same time. They can be secured with an external padlock. The bollard is 3” x 36” in size with an 8” x 8” square base.
Places, where these collapsible bollards can be very useful, include emergency lanes, docks, sidewalks, hospitals, and so on.
Steel Pipe Bollards
These are the perfect examples of very sturdy bollards that can sustain high-intensity blows and protect the people, property, or vehicles. The material used in making the bollards is schedule 80 steel which does not corrode easily, nor does it rust very quickly. The pipes are well powder-coated with TGIC-polyester. Another great thing about steel pipe bollards is that you can completely personalize the bollards for your own use. You can vary the size, material, and pipe finish material. The bollards are available in 4”, 6”, 8”, 10” and 12” diameters. The pipe schedules available are 10, 40, and 80. The bollard finishes available are painted safety yellow, painted safety red, primed, and galvanized.
These bollards are ideal for places where you do not have to remove the bollards again as they are fixed quite firmly and dug into the ground. Some examples of places where these can be useful include parking lots, pedestrian sidewalks, and around utility meters.
Apart from these, you can also buy several different types of bollard covers, bolt down bollards, removable bollards, retractable bollards, and so on. So, choose the one that fits your requirements perfectly.