Delta Scientific announces the successful testing of its ASTM F2656-20 M30/P1-certified Model DSC633, a single shallow foundation bollard design that stops and destroys a 15,000 (6.804 kg) pound test truck with -8.82 feet (-2.69 m) of static penetration and -3.63 feet (-1.1 m) of dynamic penetration. The simulated bomb load remained intact and contained on the truck bed. The test vehicle weighed 15,000 pounds (6,804 kg) and was traveling over 30 miles per hour.
Delta Scientific announces the successful testing of its Model DSC635, a single shallow foundation bollard design that stops and destroys a 15,000 pound test truck with less than two feet of static penetration and 6.14 feet of dynamic penetration. The simulated bomb load remained intact and contained on the truck bed. The test vehicle weighed 15,000 pounds and was traveling over 50 miles per hour. The front wheels were pushed back behind the cab and the engine ended up on the passenger side of the seat.
Delta Scientific announced that a man from Santa Ana, Calif. attempted to cross from Tijuana into the United States via a closed lane at the San Ysidro Port of Entry south of San Diego on the afternoon of December 22 (2020). The Hyundai sedan struck a Delta Scientific TT218EC manual beam vehicle access barrier on the American side of the border. The driver was instantly killed. Beam barriers are the perfect solution for ingress and egress applications where you want to leave the roadway undisturbed.
Delta Scientific announced the new shallow foundation M50/P1 DSC550 Open Frame vehicle barrier. The DSC550 was tested to the new ASTM F2656-20 standard which measures the penetration level from the leading edge of the barrier versus the back-side of the barrier like the previous standard. This can provide a difference of up to five additional feet (1.52 m.) and makes the negative penetration level even more impressive.
Delta Scientific announced that they have reached a milestone in achieving job number 10,000. That translates to over 9,800 wedge barricades, 1,100 gates, 5,300 beam barriers, 23,000 bollards and thousands of traffic spikes and gate arms. The first order was entered into the system in 1974 for what is now the Sabre Tooth Traffic Control with Tire Spikes that enforces “One Way” traffic flow for parking facilities or other single direction vehicle lanes.
While many things have changed due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, some things still remain the same. The threats of vehicular violence are still present even though collisions have become less frequent and traffic, in general, is at a significant low. Preparing for such instances remains a high priority and those institutions that take preemptive action stand to prevent major incidents before they start. Half of the battle against aggressors perpetrating a vehicle attack is pre-planning.
Delta Scientific announced that Bradley Air National Guard Base in East Granby, Conn., has installed a Delta Scientific HD300EM shallow mount wedge barricade system at the home of the “Flying Yankees,” the 103rd Airlift Wing, the third-oldest Air National Guard unit in the country. Installed by American Barrier and Controls LLC, Foxboro, Mass., the “Stop Control Safety” Access Control Point provides security at this constrained location.
Delta Scientific announced that its new bolt down DSC7090 beam barricade has passed its crash test garnering an ASTM M30/P1 rating. That means the DSC7090 will stop a 15,000 pound truck going 30 mph with negative 6.3 feet of penetration. 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 new DSC7090 ideal for higher traffic and population locations.
Delta Scientific announced that traffic access control professionals can now set up MP5000 portable barriers on concrete, asphalt, compacted soils or vegetation in 15 minutes or less to provide certified M50 stopping power. Original models provide M40 protection while the new models stop 15,000 pound (6804 kg) medium-duty trucks traveling at 50 mph (80.4 kph).
Delta Scientific announced that its new patented crash rated TB150 portable bollard system lets law enforcement and other security providers promptly block access to temporary venues where vehicles can be used as weapons against large numbers of pedestrians. Individual portable bollards provide vehicle barricades in applications such as heavily traveled walkways and roadways or any area that a vehicle can get through.
Delta Scientific announced that Delta’s innovative DSC1000 portable barrier and TB100 portable bollard systems were rented from Australian-based Knight Brothers to help protect the 85,000 entrants in the world’s largest run on 11 August. Both a fun run and a competitive contest, the City2Surf Run covers an 8.7-mile course that begins in Sydney’s Central Business District and culminates at scenic Bondi Beach. It’s both a fun run and a competitive contest.
Delta Scientific announced that the Orange County Fair is deploying two Delta Scientific MP5000 portable barriers to protect 1.4 million guests over the event’s 23-day run. In addition, the fair organization also makes the barriers available to a 65,000 attendee pet fair, 45,000 guest tattoo fair and 200 other yearly events that are hosted by the fairgrounds annually. Delta’s totally self-contained MP5000 mobile deployable vehicle crash barriers carry a K8 rating.
Delta Scientific announced that a truck crashed into a DSC600 bollard protecting the Old Capitol ground June 13, 2019, in Tallahassee. The vehicle went no further than the bollard itself, stuck on top so well that it took two other trucks to remove it. With a foundation only 14 inches deep versus the four feet typically required, Delta’s DSC600 Shallow Foundation High-Security Bollards can be installed within sidewalks or in planters.
Delta Scientific announced that, on June 3, 2019, when a man couldn’t produce credentials at Mayport Naval Station, he gunned his engine and attempted to enter. The security staff activated Delta DSC501 to pop out of the ground. The vehicle crashed into it and was brought to a standstill. The violator was taken to the hospital and died two days later. Eight days later, on June 11, a man, driving a Ford F-350 truck, also tried to get on base.
Delta Scientific announced that a Delta MP5000 portable barrier stopped a stolen Ford Edge crossover SUV at the North Gate of the Naval Air Station – Corpus Christi. The trespasser had driven across the base to escape but crashed into the Delta unit and erupted into flames. No excavation or sub-surface preparation is required. Once positioned, the mobile barricades will unpack themselves by using hydraulics to raise and lower the barriers off their wheels.
Delta Scientific announced that the longest operating and only remaining studio in Hollywood has implemented Delta Scientific’s bollards and beam barricades to keep visitors and staff free from harm of terrorists and errant drivers. The 100-year-old facility features 30 stages throughout Paramount Studios’ 65-acre complex. Perimeter Security Group installed the high-security equipment at five different locations.
Delta Scientific announced that Delta’s innovative MP5000 portable barrier systems were selected to protect people attending the 2018 Commonwealth Games. The Commonwealth Games, held 4-15 April on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, included 4,400 athletes from 70 Commonwealth nations throughout the world, competing in 19 championship sports. It was the largest sporting event in Australia since the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games.
Delta Scientific announced that Atlanta’s new $1.5 billion stadium, home to the NFL Atlanta Falcons football team and MLS Atlanta United soccer club and site of the recent NCAA national college football championship, is protecting fans, personnel and athletes from terrorists and errant drivers from using vehicles as weapons. Installed by Tusco using Delta Scientific perimeter protection products, the new access system includes four DSC501 barriers, five DSC720 bollards, 39 DSC2000 barriers and 59 DSC680 fixed bollards.
Delta Scientific announced that Keith Bobrosky, has been awarded with a new title, senior vice president. Bobrosky started with Delta Scientific as a barrier applications engineer, tasked with completing the installation of dozens of systems for the U.S. Air Force.
Delta Scientific, the leading manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, announced that a YouTube video from Bay Area TV station KBCW demonstrates how Delta’s portable vehicle barriers protected last weekend’s Fremont Street Festival which had an attendance projected at up to 300,000 people. The 2-1/2-minute video demonstrates how the barriers work, provides a background of why they are needed by showing the tragedies at London and Nice when terrorists mowed down pedestrians and interviews several Fremont people involved with the festival.