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Traffic Impact Bollards


Ultimate Stopping Power

Protect People, Places & Products

Introducing Ideal Shield’s new ASTM C40 Storefront Crash Protection Bollard. 

Engineered and independently tested to meet the ASTM C40 P1 Standard and designed to meet the ASTM F2656 storefront requirements, these cost-effective 6″ security bollard barriers are designed for bi-directional stopping capability. One properly installed single standalone bollard is engineered and designed to stop a 5,000 lbs. vehicle at 30 mph impact with less than 24″ of vehicle penetration, which makes it equal to or greater than the S10, S20 and S30 standards. 

The Traffic Impact Bollard is available in both permanent and removable options, with both options distributing exceptional stopping power making it an ideal application for storefronts, schools, and other pedestrian-friendly areas. 

To save time and money on the installation, the simple Set & Pour installation will also make life easier for everyone. Simply set a single prefabricated steel bollard in excavation and pour in the concrete (no rebar in the foundation). Don’t worry about tying, bolting, welding, assembly, or specialty subgrade, as it is not required. The bollards are one single unit with a lifting pin to make the installation even easier.

These Traffic Impact Bollards are also cost-effective as the bollards have an unrestricted spacing limit and can also be field adjusted, as it is easy to properly install with turns and across grade elevation changes using a standard bollard.

Once your new Storefront Bollards are in place, you’ll want to make it look good by covering it with an Ideal Shield Bollard Cover. Brand it with your company colors and decals, or sleeve it with our Standard Dome-Top Bollard Covers, our stylish Decorative Bollard Covers, or any of our other Bollard Cover options to make the barrier more visually appealing. Galvanizing or powder coated finishes are also available upon request. 

Looking for custom designs for your new bollards? Whether it’s as a Bollard Sign System for the parking lot, linked with chain for a restricted area, or protecting an outdoor seating area, contact our experienced sales team today to learn about your options. 

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Product Details

Bollard: 6 5/8" OD Steel Pipe
Bollard Cover: Wide array of color, style, and size options
Install: Pre-Cut Vertical Rebar, Filled with Concrete


Properly Installed Bollard Stopped 2,430 lbs. vehicle at 40 mph

Engineered and Designed to Stop 5,000 vehicle at 30 mph


unrestricted spacing limit

Helps lower costs


Set bollard in excavation and pour concrete

No tying, bolting, welding, assembly, or specialty subgrade required.

The Ideal


  • Passed independent ASTM test of 2,430 lbs. vehicle at 42.6 mph with less than 24″ of penetration
  • Designed for Storefront Crash Protection
  • Engineered and designed to stop a 5,000lb. vehicle at 30 MPH 
  • Quick Installation at Significantly Reduced Cost
  • Square Cut, Auger, or Trench for Installation 
  • No Rebar Required in Foundation
  • Any Bollard Spacing is Certified
  • Bollard Array Easily Follows Turns & Grade Changes
  • Bi-Directional Stopping Capability
  • Removable Bollard Option Available
  • Available in Bollard Sign System for parking lot purposes 
  • Variety of Bollard Covers, Finishes, and Systems Available

ASTM Crash Ratings

What are the High-Impact ASTM crash ratings?

The traditional high-impact ratings as described by ASTM are as follows:

Vehicle Speed Rating Penetration Rating
Medium Duty Truck
15,000 lbs
  • M30 – 30mph
  • M40 – 40mph
  • M50 – 50mph
  • P1 ≤ 3.3ft
  • P2 3.31 – 23.0ft
  • P3 23.1 – 98.4ft
  • P4 > 98.4ft
Small Passenger Cart
2,430 lbs
  • C40 – 40mph
  • C50 – 50mph
  • C60 – 60mph
  • P1 ≤ 3.3ft
  • P2 3.31 – 23.0ft
  • P3 23.1 – 98.4ft
  • P4 > 98.4ft
Pickup Truck
5,070 lbs
  • PU40 – 40mph
  • PU50 – 50mph
  • PU60 – 60mph
  • P1 ≤ 3.3ft
  • P2 3.31 – 23.0ft
  • P3 23.1 – 98.4ft
  • P4 > 98.4ft
Heavy Goods Vehicle
65,000 lbs
  • H30 – 30mph
  • H40 – 40mph
  • H50 – 50mph
  • P1 ≤ 3.3ft
  • P2 3.31 – 23.0ft
  • P3 23.1 – 98.4ft
  • P4 > 98.4ft

What are the Low-Impact ASTM crash ratings?

The crash ratings for this standard are as follows:

Vehicle Speed Rating Penetration Rating
Surrogate Vehicle
(with specified crumple zone)
5,000 lbs
  • S10 – 10mph
  • S20 – 20mph
  • S30 – 30mph
  • P 1 ≤ 1ft
  • P2 1 – 4ft
  • Failure ≥ 4ft


Brand Your Bollards & Bases

Interested in branding your Bollard Covers and Sign Bases with custom colors and/or decals? Click here to learn more

What our customers are saying

“First and foremost, we have loved the bases. They have gone through the various states of weather that Minnesota has to offer and they are withstanding the weather and doing a great job for us. At this time, we have all of our needs, however, after the Super Bowl and when we head into our spring events we could be looking to purchasing additional signs. ” 

Representative from US Bank Stadium, home of the Minnesota Vikings & Super Bowl 52

“This is just what we were looking for. Well made. We will be installing it next week. Everyone here is excited to have a railing to hang onto with winter coming. We at St. Cyprian thank you and your facility for help us.”

Carl Baltosiewich w/St. Cyprian

“Ideal Shield had some of the best prices on the market for bollards and covers. They were very easy to deal with and provided prompt shipment. The quality of the material was exceptional and a breeze to install.” 

James Harvill

“Steris Pharmaceutical chose Ideal Shield handrail because it’s sturdy, and the mounting brackets worked really well. Very happy with the product.”

Kevin Korb - Rite Hite

“When compared to other railing systems, Ideal Shield’s anchor system is cost-efficient and super strong – plus fully removable for relocation. Ideal Shield offers quality products that are very durable and never require painting.”

Donnie Frederick - Odessa College

“Ideal Shield has helped me out of many issues over the last couple of years. The restaurant business is always under a sense of urgency. It’s refreshing when someone drops everything & goes the extra mile to help. That is VERY rare this day & age.” 

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“I am speechless, I have never had a company go above and beyond what Y’all are doing for Us.  There are only two words to describe Ideal Shield Character and Integrity.  I will be sure to tell everyone I do business with about your company. ” 

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