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  N-E-A-TŪ Crash Cushion System













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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 15 minutes
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 and resetting.


Meets NCHRP 350, TL-2 for non-redirective crash cushions in work zones.

Superior Design

Non-redirective, energy-absorbing terminal.

Easy Deployment

Integrated caster wheels assist in positioning and resetting.

Easy Maintenance

Self-contained cartridge eliminates post-impact debris for easy clean-up.

Easy Attachment

Easy attachment to portable concrete barrier.



Energy Absorption Systems, Inc.