QuadGuard® CEN

The QuadGuard® CEN is a redirective, bidirectional crash cushion that consists of crushable, energy absorbing cartridges surrounded by a framework of steel Quad-Beam™ panels.

It is tested to EN 1317-3 for speeds up to 110 km/h. The QuadGuard® CEN has been further tested to 100 km/h, 80 km/h, and 50 km/h and can be used to shield fixed objects 610 mm to 2,286 mm wide.

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  • Replaceable, energy absorbing Type-E cartridges.
  • Durable nose designed to minimize damage from nuisance impacts.
  • High strength Quad-Beam™ panels.
  • Tested to 110 km/h (P4), 100 km/h (P3), 80 km/h (P2), and 50 km/h (P1).
  • The QuadGuard® CEN is CE marked and has been certified by an authorized EU Notified Body.


The QuadGuard® CEN, as a member of the QuadGuard® family of crash cushions, consists of many of the same components as the QuadGuard.

Assembly & Maintenance

  • Damaged cartridges are replaceable.
  • Monorail base does not use anchoring chains or tension cables.


Back-Up Structure and Attachments

Simplified tension-strut backup stand-alone or multiple connection panels available for:

  • Concrete barrier(s)
  • Bridge parapet(s)
  • Bridge pier(s)
  • W-Beam barrier
  • Thrie-Beam barrier


Typical 110 km/h Unit

(Also available in 100 km/h, 80 km/h, and 50 km/h units)

  • Length: 7.97 m
  • Width: 610 mm Min. Width and 2,286 mm Max. Width at Backup Structure.


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Product Documents

PI Sheet (coming soon)

QuadGuard® CEN

Manuals (coming soon)

QuadGuard® CEN Anchoring Addendum
QuadGuard® CEN Assembly Manual

QuadGuard® CEN Product Description Manual
QuadGuard® CEN Anchoring Guidelines