N-E-A-T® CRASH CUSHION SYSTEM
The N-E-A-T System is an end treatment solution for temporary work
zones. This Non-Redirective, Energy-Absorbing Terminal provides
impact protection for speeds up to 70 km/h (45 mph). It meets NCHRP
350, Test Level 2 criteria for Non-Redirective Crash Cushions. The
N-EA-T System’s cartridge is lightweight, weighing less than
135 kg (297 lbs.). It is compact, as well, measuring less than 3.0
meters (10 ft.) in length. The system can be installed in less than
without the use of special tools or heavy equipment. The N-E-A-T
System consists of a unique configuration of aluminum cells encased
in an aluminum shell that withstands harsh weather and environmental
conditions. The basic components of the system are:
- A one piece, aluminum cartridge
- Steel backup and attachment hardware
- Steel transition panels
The system's unique design allows for easy attachment to the end
of concrete barrier utilizing the barrier's existing pin and loop
connection. The nose of the system is equipped with a chevron sign,
which is reversible for unidirectional or bi-directional traffic.
The cartridge features integrated caster wheels to aid in repositioning
Meets NCHRP 350, TL-2 for non-redirective crash cushions in work
Non-redirective, energy-absorbing terminal.
Integrated caster wheels assist in positioning and resetting.
Self-contained cartridge eliminates post-impact debris for easy
Easy attachment to portable concrete barrier.
Energy Absorption Systems, Inc.