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Selecting the Right Bollard for Your Application

To choose the appropriate traffic safety bollard for your needs, consider factors such as location, purpose, strength requirements, and aesthetics. Evaluate the potential risks in the area, and determine whether you need a permanent or removable solution. Consult with experts if necessary to ensure the bollard you select will provide the desired level of protection.


Materials and Finishes
Bollards are available in various materials, each with its own set of advantages. Steel bollards offer high strength and durability, making them suitable for heavy-duty applications. Stainless steel bollards provide additional corrosion resistance, ideal for coastal or harsh environments. Plastic bollards are lightweight and more affordable, making them suitable for low-impact applications. Consider the finish as well, such as powder coating, galvanising, or stainless steel, which can affect the bollard's appearance and longevity.


Installation Methods
There are two primary installation methods for traffic safety bollards: cast-in and bolt-down. Cast-in bollards are embedded into the ground during construction, providing a strong and permanent solution. Bolt-down bollards are surface-mounted and can be installed on existing surfaces, allowing for easier installation and removal if necessary.


Removable and Retractable Bollards
For areas requiring temporary access or changes in traffic patterns, removable or retractable bollards may be the best solution. Removable bollards can be lifted out of their sockets when access is needed, while retractable bollards lower into the ground, creating a flush surface. Both options provide flexibility without sacrificing security.


Flexible Bollards
Flexible bollards are made from materials that can bend and absorb impacts, reducing potential damage to both vehicles and the bollards themselves. These bollards are ideal for parking lots or areas where low-speed impacts are more likely to occur.


Illuminated and High-Visibility Bollards
In areas where visibility is critical, illuminated or high-visibility bollards can be used to enhance safety. Illuminated bollards feature integrated lighting, while high-visibility bollards use reflective materials or bright colours to ensure they are easily seen, especially during low-light conditions.


Maintenance and Care
Regular inspection and cleaning are essential to maintaining the effectiveness and appearance of your traffic safety bollards. Check for signs of damage, corrosion, or wear, and repair or replace bollards as needed. Clean bollards periodically to remove dirt, grime, or debris that may affect visibility or performance.


Product Category Summary and Astrolift Overview
Traffic safety bollards provide an essential layer of protection for people, assets, and infrastructure in a wide range of environments. By offering various materials, finishes, and installation options, our comprehensive range of bollards ensures you'll find the perfect solution to meet your safety and security needs.


Astrolift is committed to providing high-quality warehouse equipment and safety solutions to businesses throughout New Zealand. With a wide range of traffic safety bollards, safety barriers, and mezzanine gates, we have the products and expertise to help you create a safer, more efficient work environment. Trust in Astrolift to deliver exceptional service and reliable products that will stand the test of time.

What are traffic safety bollards used for?

Traffic safety bollards serve as barriers to protect people, buildings, and assets from vehicular impacts or accidents, improving safety and security in various settings.

What materials are used to make bollards?

Bollards are commonly made from steel, plastic, or stainless steel, with various finishes such as powder-coated, galvanised, or powder coating over galvanised.

What is the difference between cast-in and bolt-down bollards?

Cast-in bollards are embedded into the ground during construction, while bolt-down bollards are surface-mounted and can be installed on existing surfaces.

Are bollards removable?

Some bollards are designed to be removable, allowing for temporary access or changes in traffic patterns.

How do I choose the right bollard for my needs?

Consider factors such as location, purpose, required strength, and desired aesthetics to determine the best bollard for your application.

Can bollards be used indoors?

Yes, bollards can be used indoors to protect equipment, doorways, and other vulnerable areas from potential impacts.

How tall should a bollard be?

Bollard height depends on the specific application and purpose, but generally, they should be tall enough to be visible and provide adequate protection.

Are flexible bollards effective?

Flexible bollards can absorb impacts, reducing potential damage to vehicles and the bollards themselves, making them an effective option for certain applications.

How do I maintain my bollards?

Regular inspection and cleaning are essential to ensure bollards remain in optimal condition and continue to provide effective protection.