The VORTEQ® M is a trailer-mounted attenuator for use on stationary or moving shadow support vehicles with a minimum weight of 12,153 lbs. (5,526 kg) and an unlimited maximum weight (Infinite Weight). It is tested to MASH 2016 Test Level 3. The unit is comprised of a lightweight tube frame rail and a wheel/axle assembly. The VORTEQ® M is designed to help absorb rear-end impacts at speeds up to 62 mph (100 km/h) when impacted within MASH 2016 crash test standards.

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  • Integrated anti-rotation capabilities.
  • Open frame design helps facilitate inspection, maintenance, or repair.
  • Contained debris field after an impact within MASH 2016 crash test standards.
  • Multiple Impact Face striping patterns available.
  • Arrow board mounting systems available.
  • Spare Tire and Battery Box options available.
  • Can be configured with strobe warning lights.




Assembly & Maintenance

  • Attaches to most support vehicles with a 20 ton pintle hook and 7 pin lighting connector.
  • Wheels and axle are designed to stay connected so that the damaged unit can be driven away.


  • 24’ 6″ (7.37 m) Long
  • 91″ (2.3 m) Wide
  • 31″ (0.79 m) High
  • 540 lbs. (245 kg) Tongue Weight
  • 1,690 lbs. (767 kg) Unit Weight (Nominal)
  • 12,153 lbs. (5,526 kg) Support Vehicle Minimum Weight
  • Unlimited Maximum Support Vehicle Weight (Infinite Weight)


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VORTEQ® M Product Description Assembly Manual