EAB Specifications

Designed Test Level

Energy Absorbing Bolalrds (EAB’s) have an accepted NCHRP 350 Test Level 0+10km/h of 60km/hr

Spacing Requirements

Spacing Requirements may vary depending on job specific requirements.

However, the supplier’s recommended spacing’s are as follows:

  • 600mm spacing of the bollard post centres from the curbing (to ensure cyclist safety).
  • 1400mm spacing between bollard post centres

Cartridge Requirements

The cartridge is collapsible and is designed to be replaced after impact.

Cartridge Diameter
Top355mm
Bottom165mm

Footing Requirements

  • The cartridge is mounted in a permanent concrete footing 600mm diameter and a minimum of 1000mm deep.
  • It is recommended that the bottom 300mm of concrete footing be 25MPa strength concrete.
  • Minimum allowable strength is 20MPa concrete for remainder of footing.