It has been certified by the U.S. Department of State to stop a 15,000 pound vehicle in less than 20 feet. Actual penetration is 5 feet. Both hydraulic and manual versions are available. Patents are pending.
The DSC7500 swing beam barricade is designed to close off one or two lanes of a roadway and provide counter terrorist level protection against vehicle attack. The barricade stops a 15,000-pound (66.7 kN) vehicle traveling 50 mph (80 kph) with zero penetration, equivalent to 1.2-million foot-pounds of kinetic energy.
Raising in only five seconds and lowering in merely two seconds yields a fast cycle rate of over 100 vehicles in and out per hour, making the DSC7090 ideal for higher traffic and population locations. The DSC7090 is used when wide roadways need to be secured from attacking vehicles and in larger parking areas where security systems are needed to deter theft.