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Armorwire Terminal End (A.T.E) - Universal


The A.T.E has been tested to the guidelines in NCHRP 350 for a gating, re-directive terminal end. When installed correctly the system will allow an errant vehicle to over ride or gate through the high tensioned anchor area of the terminal end in a safe manner.


  Tested to NCHRP 350 TL-3
  Exceptionally good vehicle behaviour
  Can anchor either 3 or 4 Armorwire Wire Rope barriers
  Standard foundation footing size for compacted road base
  Easily installed and low maintenance
  Designed and manufactured in New Zealand
  Easily repaired after impact
  Low cost patented technology



  Length of need is met at Post 5
  Max flare, 300mm over 10m of the terminal end (offset from tangent)
  Posts 2 - 5 are spaced at 2m (straight)
  All steel components are hot dip galvanised
  Wire Rope – 19mm 3 x 7 strand, pre-stretched by 35%
  3mm Polyethylene washers to eliminate corrosion adhesion between the steel components
  3 x Ground strut concrete piles are a min. of 450mm diameter x 2500mm deep.
  4 x Line post footings 300mm diameter x750mm
  Concrete is 25mpa
  Tension as required by the chart in product manual


Standards and Approvals

  • Accepted by NZTA for use on New Zealand State Highways.

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