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 ABSORB 350® Crash Cushion

The ABSORB 350®  Crash Cushion is a water-filled, non-re-directive, gating crash cushion that is approved to NCHRP Test Level 1, 2 and Test Level 3 criteria. It attaches to either portable, permanent or moveable concrete and steel barrier.

The ABSORB 350® is also available for Hire. This is an ideal temporary road barrier solution that meets NCHRP 350 TL-3 Crash test Criteria. See our Hire section for more information, click here.


Key benefits of ABSORB 350® crash cushion are:-

  Available for hire or purchase
  Approved to NCHRP 350 TL-2 & TL-3
  Low cost
  Lightweight modular design
  Exceptional portability and highly visible
  Post impact clean up, simple and cost effective
  Water added on site
  Lengths to suit the posted speed
  No anchor to road surface, simplifying installation
  No special lifting equipment required
  Attaches to temporary concrete or steel barriers


NCHRP 350, TL-3 NCHRP 350, TL-2
  Speed: 100kph
  Length: 9.70m
  Elements: 9
  Height: 0.82m
  Width: 0.61m

Weight: 39kgs empty / 317kgs filled         

  Speed: 70kph
  Length: 5.70m
  Elements: 5
  Plastic components formulated for long-term outdoor use
  Volume 265 litres water/unit
  Structural elements galvanised

Standards and Acceptance

Certified to NCHRP Report 350 – Test Level 2 & Test Level 3. Go to this link and select NCHRP Report 350 Hardware and search in Crash cushions.

FHWA Acceptance letters


NZTA Letter of Acceptance


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