CE Marked crash cushions

The SMA crash cushions family has been successfully certified after 13 crash tests.

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Certifications

SMA crash cushions have been tested according to the UNI EN 1317-3, the European standard for road safety. The entire family of SMA crash cushions is CE marked after performing real crash tests, as indicated by the UNI EN 1317-3, paragraph 4. The SMA Parallel crash cushions have been validated for the speed levels of 50, 80, 100 and 110 Km/h, while the SMA Wide crash cushions for 80, 100 and 110 Km/h speed classes.

Experimental Tests

Crash Cushions Family

SMA Crash Cushions successfully passed 13 experimental tests at the first attempt. In particular 9 crash tests have been necessary to validate the Parallel Crash Cushions for the speed levels 50, 80, 100 and 110 km/h, and 4 crash tests to certify the Wide impact absorbers for the levels 80, 100 and 110 km/h. In addition to these, SMA Crash Cushions have also performed the crash test included in the table 2 of the UNI EN 1317-3 for the 80 km/h level speed, that is specific for tunnel installations.
SMA TEST ASI CLASS THIV Z Class Lateral Disp.
50 TC 1.1.50 0,9 A 33 Z1 D1
80 TC 1.1.80 1,25 B 39 Z1 D1
80 WL TC 1.1.80 1,25 B 36 Z1 D1
100 TC 4.2.100 1,2 B 27 Z1 D1
100 WL TC 1.1.100 1 A 20 Z1 D1
110 TC 2.1.100 1,1 B 44 Z1 D1
TC 1.3.110 0,9 A 36 Z1 D1
TC 3.3.110 1,2 B 41 Z1 D1
TC 4.3.110 1 A 28 Z1 D1
TC 5.3.110 1 A 28 Z1 D1
TC 1.1.100 0,9 A 39 Z1 D1
110 WL TC 4.3.110 1,2 B 28 Z1 D1
TC 1.3.110 1 A 40 Z1 D1


Crash Cushions 80/1

SMA 80/1 successfully passed 3 crash tests according to the EN 1317-3
SMA TEST ASI CLASS THIV Z Class Lateral Disp.
80/1 A-t TC 1.2.80 1 A 41 Z1 D1
TC 2.1.80 1,1 B 39 Z1 D1
TC 4.2.80 0,9 B 39 Z1 D1


Urban Area

Crash Cushions SMA City and SMA Tree have been tested for a frontal and a lateral impact according to the EN 1317-3
SMA TEST ASI CLASS THIV Z Class Lateral Disp.
CITY TC 1.1.50 1,4 B 44 Z1 D1
50 TREE TC 4.2.50 0,6 4 12 Z1 D1


Slim model

According to the EN 1317 parameters, the SMA Crash Cushion have been tested for a type-C modification.
SMA TEST ASI CLASS THIV Z Class Lateral Disp.
110 SLIM TC 1.3.110 1 A 40 Z1 D1
TC 4.3.110 1,2 B 25 Z1 D1


130 Km/h and NCHRP 350

SMA Crash Cushion 110P has also been tested at a speed of 130 Km/h with great results. Moreover, it has been tested with a pick-up at 100 Km/h according to the American Normative NCHRP 350 against TL 3.37.
SMA TEST ASI CLASS THIV Z Class Lateral Disp.
130 TC 2.2.130 1,2 B 43 Z1 D1


SMA TEST ORA CLASS OIV
TL 3 TL 3.37 5.8 g Preferred 4 m/s