PAS 68 Compact Terra Barrier

PAS 68 – 3.5t @ 30mph

Looks can be deceiving…

The PAS68 Compact Terra Barrier is a drop arm HVM Barrier that looks like a standard car park barrier and has been successfully vehicle impact tested stopping 3.5t at 30mph.

Hydraulically driven for reliability & strength, the Compact Terra Barrier successfully stopped a 3.5t N1 vehicle travelling at 30mph (48kph) which equates to 311kJ. On impact, the barrier stopped the vehicle within the aperture.

The HVM bridges the gap between the Heavy Duty HB Automatic Barrier & the original PAS 68 Automatic Terra Barrier.

The hydraulically operated automatic barrier comprises of an aluminium boom with the latest PST (Perimeter Security Technology). Lower Folding Skirt included as standard. Designed for easy installation and maintenance.

The PAS68 Compact Terra Barrier can be interfaced to any access control systems.

  • Maximum boom length: 6000mm
  • PAS 68 Tested dimensions : boom length 4500mm
  • Rigid top skirt available on boom lengths up to 4500mm

The PAS68 Compact Terra Barrier is a PSSA Verified product. The Perimeter Security Suppliers Association has introduced a verification scheme to provide confidence to clients of the perimeter security industry and ensure that the associations members conform to internationally recognised quality standards. For more information please click here.

**For Static Terra Bollards with the same rating, please click here**

PAS68 Compact Terra Barrier 3.5t @ 30mph Specifications


The PAS68 Compact Terra Barrier – 3.5t @ 30mph

    Basic Specs

  • PAS 68 Classification Code: V Drop Arm Gate /3500(N1)/48/90:1.5/0.0
  • Height: Boom height 865mm
  • Width: Variable up to 6000mm
  • More details

  • Construction: The cabinet is manufactured from mild steel sheet. The aluminium barrier boom and lower folding skirt (which is supplied as standard) is fitted with the latest PS technology (Perimeter Security).
  • Foundation Depth 500mm, Foundation Type B
  • Finish: The cabinet is protected by a finish system comprising; de-greasing, shot blasting to clean metal, zinc rich powder prime and polyester powder coat. Boom – Aluminium, Powder Coated, White with red bands. Special colours available.
  • Options: Accumulator – allows a number of operations in power failure mode, Manual Hand pump, High Security Cabinet, Anti-tamper alarms
  • Safety: Safety-edges, Vehicle Detector Loops, Safety Photocells, LED Traffic ligh heads, Flashing beacon, Audible alarm Normal Operating Speed/Time: 7.5 -15 seconds Depending on configuration Duty Cycle: 100% duty rating
  • Controls: The programmable logic controller (PLC) with built in safety features will accept inputs from access control systems including access card, voice, etc. Push button as supplied as standard Accreditations: Secured by Design, BRE Global

Civil Engineering

Shallow Foundation Depths of only 500mm

For more information please contact the Technical Sales Department on

01293 422800 or email:

[email protected]

Electrical Engineering

Industry standard electricals

Electrical Engineering Industry standard electricals Electrical Requirements 6amp, three phase, 5wire neutral, earth or 6amp, single phase Depending on configuration

Specifications subject to change and are dependant on product options. Please contact Frontier Pitts to request more information.

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LED lights

LED lights for barrier boom

LED lights for barrier boom – red and green flashing traffic lights. Click here for video

Barrier Signage

Warning and information signs installed on the barrier boom such as ‘STOP’ ‘NO EXIT’ and ‘NO ENTRY’

HGV Signage

Warning and information signs installed on the barrier boom at a height more visible to HGV users.

Pedestrian Warning Sign

Normally placed on the barrier cabinet. Warns pedestrian of the automatic barrier.

Traffic lightTraffic Light System

Traffic Light systems are highly recommended to be installed with all road blocker and bollard systems to advise all users of its position. 100mm traffic light head can be pole or mounted on control cabinet

Vehicle Detector Loops

Vehicle detector loops installed beneath the road surface to detect vehicles. This will prevent the automatic equipment from closing on a vehicle within the aperture. Safety induction loops cut into the road surface. This will prevent the gate from closing on a vehicle within the aperture.

Safety Photocells

Safety Photocells produce beams of light which cross the road way to monitor vehicle and pedestrian movement. If an object breaks this beam, the automatic equipment will stop & reverse. On gate installations, two pairs of photocells are usually fitted. Ultra Sonic Sensors are also available.
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