Here at Pittman Traffic and Safety Equipment we have an excellent range of telescopic bollards that are perfect for many environments, whether you are installing in a private premises or in your own driveway. Retractable bollards are perfect as a theft deterrent for vehicles or shop doors and can be provide instant benefits once they are in place. The lifting weight of such bollards is actually quite reasonable and will easily allow most people to lift the bollard up into position. Where fold down bollards leave a bollard sitting on the surface the retractable bollards allow the post itself to competely sink into the ground, reducing trip hazards maintaining the utmost in safety.
What are Retractable Bollards used for?
While retractable bollards require a bit more labour when it comes to installing they more than make up for it in long term benefits. Because the retractable bollards are installed under the ground in concrete they provide excellent durability over time and would be very difficult to remove from their place, providing excellent access control where needed.
The most popular option among the retractable bollards is the Anti Ram-Raid Retractable Security Post. Made from tough zinc plated steel this heavy duty retractable bollard can be quickly and easily installed into concrete and can be easily lowered or raised using the handle at the top of the bollard. Each anti ram retractable bollard comes with a 90mm discus padlock that allows you to quickly lock the bollard in place while in use. What's more, each bollard comes with black and yellow chevrons that are sure to alert nearby motorists or pedestrians to it's prescence while it's in an upright position. Available from stock, the anti ram-raid retractable bollard can be dispatched direct to you in 1-2 days and can provide you with years of anti-theft benefits.
Another option when it comes to retractable bollards is the BudgetBollard Heavy Duty Retractable Bollard. A sister product of the above mentioned item, the heavy duty retractable bollard is again made with tough zinc plated steel that is perfect for preventing corrosion while in use oudoors. While it is smaller and thinner than the anti ram bollard the heavy duty post still makes a very effective means of deterring theft and is ideal for using at home or in a private business premises. These retractable posts are also ideal for using in car park spaces or warehouse doors, preventing unwanted vehicles from entering a particular area.
For the best in retractable bollards, security bollards, barriers and other traffic and safety equipment choose Pittman Traffic and Safety Equipment.