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Delta Scientific DSC1500 Beam Barricade

Product Profile

The new DSC1500 portable beam barricade sets up quickly and temporarily to block vehicles and secure locations during short-term events and anywhere a beam barricade is needed for interim security. With a clear opening of 16 feet (4.8 m), the DSC1500 is M30 certified, able to stop a 15,000 pound (66.7 kN) vehicle going 30 mph (48 kph).

Many organisations have the need for easy to install, temporary drop-arm barriers that can install within 10 minutes to transitorily close down a roadway to one or two lanes or block parking lot exits to deter thefts. Previous beam barriers had to be filled with sand, gravel or cement to be operable. To remove the DSC1500 from its temporary site, it is simply repacked in ten (10) minutes.

No excavation or sub-surface preparation is required. Once positioned, the mobile barricades unpack themselves using manual hydraulics to raise and lower the barriers off their wheels. A self-deploying trailer with integrated lifting device facilitates rapid installation. The process is simply reversed when the event is over or the time comes to deploy the beam barrier at another location.

From a purchasing standpoint, it can be easier to buy portable beam barricades than permanent solutions. The latter are oftentimes placed into an organisation’s real assets budget because they are permanently installed into the ground, becoming part of the property. Such budgets can often create complex purchasing scenarios for law enforcement or public safety departments. However, purchasing portable beam barricades is no different than buying protective vests for personnel or new sets of wrenches for the maintenance department.

For one time uses, a lease plan has been created where organisations can simply lease the portable barriers, use them, pack them up and return them. Delta always keeps an inventory for purchase and quick delivery at their manufacturing facility in Palmdale, Calif. That’s because, in many cases, they are needed for events that come up quickly, such as emergency road or bridge construction or unexpected parking lot requirements.

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Technical Specification

Make Delta Scientific
Manufacturer Delta Scientific Corporation
Model code DSC1500
Type of Barricade Beam Barricade
Certification level ASTM M30
Gross vehicle weight 15,000 pounds pounds
Crash speed 30 mph mph
Additional info
  • The DSC 1500 is configured for expedited deployment and, as needed, retrieval and relocation.
  • The DSC 1500 is a self-contained beam type barrier with a free passage between buttresses of 16 feet, (192 inches) (4.9 M), and no vehicle height restrictions.
  • This Barrier System can be sited on existing concrete or asphalt roadways or verges; level compacted soils or a combination of these.
  • No excavation or sub-surface preparation is required.
  • The Barricade is deployed after being towed to the site and then lowered into position by means of a self-contained hydraulic hoist. No hand cranking required.
  • Once sited the wheels are moved away.
  • Estimated deployment time less than 10 minutes.
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