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QuadGuard® M-10 MASH Compliant Crash Cushion

The QuadGuardŽ M10 consists of an engineered steel nose and crushable, energy absorbing cartridges surrounded by a framework of steel Quad-Beam™ panels. The system is MASH (Manual for Assessing Safety Hardware) Test Level 2 and Test Level 3 compliant as a re-directive, non-gating crash cushion. The QuadGuardŽ M10 consists of the original Test Level 3 QuadGuardŽ platform and framework and in addition to an engineered steel nose and monorail shims. The QuadGuardŽ M10 can be used to shield hazards of 24” to 96” (610 mm to 2.3 m) wide. QuadGuardŽ M10, as a member of the Quad-GuardŽ family of crash cushions, utilizes many of the same components as the QuadGuardŽ. 


  • Self-supporting steel nose
  • Monorail guide stabilizers.
  • Anchorage options include: asphalt and concrete.
  • High strength Quad-Beam™ panels.
  • Needs no anchoring chains or tension cables.

Back-Up Structures and Attachments

  • Simplified backups- Tension strut or concrete.
  • Bridge piers and parapets.
  • Square blocks.
  • Temporary & permanent concrete.
  • Thrie-beam.
  • W-beam.

Installation and Repair Advantages

  • Damaged cartridges contain debris and are easily replaceable.
  • Monorail base eliminates need for anchoring chains/tension cables.
  • QuadGuardŽ M10 may be reusable after design impacts.


Typical TL-2 unit:
  • 11’8” Long (3.5 m)
  • 2’ (610 mm) min., 8’ (2.3m) max. width at backup structure.
Typical TL-3 unit:
  • 20’8” Long (6.3 m)
  • 2’ (610 mm) min., 8’ (2.3m) max. width at backup structure.

Energy Absorption Systems, Inc.