Attenuator Barrels

The “Big Sandy” Impact Attenuator Sand Barrel has been tested and certified to meet the crash worthy requirements of NCHRP 350. “Big Sandy” goes above and beyond these requirement to provide the best in highway safety. Big Sandy is an Impact Attenuator Sand Barrel that is easy to move and provides external verification of the barrels correct weight of sand.


  • Different configurations of barrels are used to create all of the weights used in current standard array geometries
    (200, 400, 700, 1400, and 2100 lbs)
  • External sand weight verification is easy: use the right configuration barrel to obtain the correct weight!
  • Sand leaking is eliminated because each sand container is one piece- No Edge Sales!
  • Shipping, storing and installation is easy: there are no cone inserts!


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