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ännt bollards from Ontario Bollards: The Only Choice in Perimeter Security

By Ontario Bollards   

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Gaze toward the skyline in any major metropolitan area and you will likely see an eclectic mix of architecture from any number of historical periods, with brand-new buildings with seas of sparkling glass windows standing among Romanesque relics. Gaze toward the floor level of these buildings, how-ever, and you’ll see true marvels of modern engineering: the silent guardians of these structures, and the people that live and work in them. These reliable sentries are known as K-rated bollards, but not all K-rated bollards are of the same merit. And when only the best in perimeter protection will do, there is no other choice than ännt bollards from Ontario Bollards.

K-rated anti-terrorism bollards

Though bollards have countless applications, K-rated anti-terrorism bollards are engineered for the express purpose of protecting commercial and civilian areas against deliberate, high-speed vehicular attacks. In an era when the threat of these attacks is ever imminent, a K-rated bollard’s importance can not be overstated. A bollard’s K-rating is provided by the U.S. Department of State (DOS) as well as the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), a non-govern-mental standards organization. A K4, K8, or K12 designation is given to bollards capable of withstanding an impact from a 6,800 kg (15,000 lb). vehicle traveling at 50, 65, 80 km/h (30, 40, and 50 mph), respectively.

Customizable finishes

Used as barrier systems for government agencies, military bases, office buildings, and parking garages, ännt bollards from Ontario Bollards provide perimeter protection for any site—while complimenting the architectural aesthetics. Brushed stainless-steel finishes ensure the bollards blend in with the urban landscape, and RAL colour powder-coating is available for added cohesiveness.

Protection for any perimeter

ännt’s varied product range means they have a solution for all perimeter security needs, from the most basic to the truly advanced. ännt’s fixed and removable solutions are ideal if a bollard is infrequently moved, but for dynamic solutions ännt’s semi-automatic and automat-ic bollards are ideal. Security needs can change at a moment’s notice, and ännt’s automatic bollards make for the most versatile perimeter protection solutions. Operated by key-fob, keypad, RFID, or even by cell phone, these best-in-class bollards are the way of the future.


Certified, not engineered

These K-ratings may paint with a broad brush, but not all bol-lards are created equal.While engineered bollards are designed to withstand K-rating parameters, ännt bollards are distinguished from competitors by being certified–meaning that each indi-vidual bollard runs the gamut of real-world tests to ensure the bollard is primed to perform when it matters most. ännt bollards from Ontario Bollards Ontario Bollards is proud to source only the best in perimeter protection products, and we are committed to the safety and satisfaction of our customers. Our diverse offering of ännt bollards’ fixed, removable, semi-automatic, and automatic anti-terrorism bollards paired with our 30 years of expertise makes Ontario Bollards the industry expert in creating turnkey anti-terrorism solutions.

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