TAU Crash Cushions

 

Road safety meets Lindsay’s TAU technology.

The TAU Crash Cushion Family includes a complete range of reusable crash cushions that are easy to install and easy to repair. The superior “TAU technology” design provides safe and consistent performance at a lower cost than other redirective solutions, making them a favorite among road authorities and contractors. TAU systems are available for MASH, NCHRP 350 and EN 1317 testing standards.

 
TAU-M Crash Cushion

TAU-M Crash Cushion

MASH acceptance

The redirective, non-gating, universal TAU-M Crash Cushion has a compact, partially reusable design that’s easy to install, quick to repair onsite and includes numerous transition options. It’s an ideal crash cushion to shield most roadside and median hazards.

Features

  • Meets MASH TL-3 and TL-2 testing requirements
  • Minimum number of anchors needed to secure the system
  • Reduced length vs. NCHRP 350 TL-3 system
  • Upgraded slider panels for increased durability
  • Can be installed over bridge expansion joints
  • Shields potential hazards with widths up to 880 mm (30")
  • Concrete and asphalt systems available
  • Numerous non-proprietary transition options
  • NCHRP 350 to MASH Retrofit kits available
  • Standard ships as fully assembled system
TAU-II-R Crash Cushion

TAU-II-R Crash Cushion

NCHRP 350 acceptance

The redirective, non-gating, and universal TAU-II-R Crash Cushion is designed to shield almost any hazard. TAU II-R is ideal for high-risk applications that require a highly reusable system.

Features

  • Meets NCHRP 350 TL-1, TL-2 and TL-3 requirements to protect motorists at speeds up to 110 km/h (70 mph) from hazards that range from 700 mm - 2.6 m (27-102”)
  • Hyperelastic (HE) Polyurethane Modules designed to withstand multiple design-capacity head-on impacts
  • Can convert existing Universal TAU-II Partially Reusable Systems to TAU II-R Reusable Systems by simply installing Universal TAU-II-R Modules and TAU II-R Nose
  • Utilizes same universal parts that are used with Universal TAU-II Systems to reduce inventory costs
  • Minimum number of anchors
  • Uses standard transitions
TAU-II Crash Cushion

TAU-II Crash Cushion

NCHRP 350 acceptance

The redirective, non-gating, universal TAU-II Crash Cushion Family consists of a full line of impact attenuators ideally suited for virtually all roadway hazards on asphalt or concrete roads. This family of crash cushions is available in lengths and capacities for both low- and high-speed applications from 50-113 km/h (30-70 mph) and widths up to 2.6 m (102").

Features

  • Meets NCHRP 350 TL-1, TL-2 and TL-3 requirements
  • Shields hazards with widths up to 2.6 m (102”)
  • Minimum number of anchors needed to secure system
  • Can be installed over expansion joints
  • Low-profile foundation ideal for deployment on bridge decks
  • Numerous transition options
  • Reusable nose
  • Uses standard, non-proprietary transitions
  • Permanent or temporary installation
TAU Crash Cushion

TAU Crash Cushion

EN 1317 acceptance

This redirective, reusable crash cushion provides high performance, high reusability and speedy repair after impact that’s ideal for roadway hazards on almost all road types and can be installed on longitudinal cross slopes. The modular construction minimizes costs and decreases installation and repair times—and in turn exposure of operatives. Plus, it’s particularly resistant to side redirective impact damage and has low life cycle costs compared to others on the market, thus offering high overall performance at competitive prices.

Features

  • Modular, reusable design
  • Quick and easy to install with numerous transition options
  • TAU-B (110km/h) is available in three widths from 900 mm to 2600 mm.
  • Available in lengths and capacities for both low- and high-speed applications
  • Meets EN 1317-3 Redirection Class Z1 and Lateral Displacement Zone Class D1 criteria
  • Minimum number of anchors needed to secure system
  • Customized nose shapes available to meet countries' requirements
  • Many anchoring options available for concrete, asphalt, bridges, etc.
  • CE marked
TAU Tube™ Crash Cushion Family

TAU Tube™ Crash Cushion Family

EN 1317 acceptance

The TAU Tube redirective crash cushion family is designed following the best engineering solutions and innovative materials in order to ensure top-level performance. The telescopic architecture absorbs energy in a very limited space (less than 6 m) with a speed of 110 km/h, and the aluminum tubes are resistant to any kind of corrosion. The fixing bars anchor version allows the system to be reused, since it does not require new foundation work and the ground drilling operation.

Features

  • Galvanized steel frame with aluminum energy-absorbing modules
  • Available lengths range from 2 m to 6 m
  • Multiple widths to shield wider hazards up to 2600 mm
  • Meets EN 1317-3 50, 80, 100 and 110 km/h test criteria in a 6m footprint
  • Ideal for shielding concrete barriers, steel barriers, bridge piers, etc.
  • Simple installation
  • CE marked
 

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