Providing Protection and Tensile Strength.
Guardrail end terminals are the specially designed end pieces of a w-beam or thrie-beam safety barrier system. Guardrail end terminals may be used to provide a soft impact for vehicles striking the leading or trailing end of the barrier.
Guardrail end terminals are also used to anchor the road safety barrier system and introduce the necessary tensile and flexural strength required for safe vehicle containment and re-direction throughout the length-of-need section.
It is a requirement that all guardrail safety barrier system be adequately anchored at each end with an appropriate end terminal.