Armorwire® Terminal End

The A.T.E has been tested to the guidelines in NCHRP 350 for a gating, re-directive terminal end. When installed correctly the system will allow an errant vehicle to over ride or gate through the high tensioned anchor area of the terminal end in a safe manner.

  • Tested to NCHRP 350 TL-3
  • Exceptionally good vehicle behaviour
  • Can anchor either 3 or 4 Armorwire®Wire Rope barriers
  • Standard foundation footing size for compacted road base
  • Easily installed and low maintenance
  • Designed and manufactured in New Zealand
  • Easily repaired after impact
  • Low cost patented technology
  • Length of need is met at Post 5
  • Max flare, 300mm over 10m of the terminal end (offset from tangent)
  • Posts 2 - 5 are spaced at 2m (straight)
  • All steel components are hot dip galvanised
  • Wire Rope – 19mm 3 x 7 strand, pre-stretched by 35%
  • 3mm Polyethylene washers to eliminate corrosion adhesion between the steel components
  • 3 x Ground strut concrete piles are a min. of 450mm diameter x 2500mm deep.
  • 4 x Line post footings 300mm diameter x750mm
  • Concrete is 25mpa
  • Tension as required by the chart in product manual

Accepted by NZ Transport Agency for use on New Zealand State Highways.