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Delta Scientific ASTM M50 Portable Barriers

Product Profile

Traffic access control professionals can now set up Delta Scientific MP5000 portable barriers on concrete, asphalt, compacted soils or vegetation in 15 minutes or less to provide certified M50 stopping power. Original models provide M40 protection while the new models stop 15,000 pound (6804 kg) medium-duty trucks traveling at 50 mph (80.4 kph).

Significantly, Delta are releasing the first M50 rated portable barrier system to the world at a time when military grade portable protection is imperative. With over 2,000 working units in the field over the past decade, this portable barrier has proven its capabilities to clients throughout the world. Especially important to our government customers and select commercial clients, high security professional can now protect assets that have traditionally required an M50 rating with a portable product.

The MP5000 is available in 12-, 16- and 20-foot openings. It is easily towed behind a truck or other vehicle to its location where it sets up in less than fifteen minutes. Once it has performed its duty, it is quickly packed up and towed to its next project. The MP5000 is self contained and battery powered. It has been seen at G20 meetings, presidential inaugurations, papal parades, international embassies, municipal parades, Mardi Gras, stadiums and other civilian locales from the United States to Australia and is especially popular at forward operating military bases from Afghanistan through the rest of the world.

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Technical Specification

Make Delta Scientific
Manufacturer Delta Scientific Corporation
Model code MP5000
Type of barrier Portable
Certification level M50
Gross vehicle weight 15,000 lbs
Crash speed 50 mph (80.4 kph)
Hydraulic Yes
Manual Yes
Additional info

The MP5000 is designed as a towable, rapid deployment vehicle barricade. The 20 foot clear opening version was developed for locations that have large vehicle traffic. With the successful test result, the 20 foot MP5000 has been cleared for production.

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