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Fixed vs. Removable Bollards

Bollard signs are sturdy, vertical posts used outside a landmark or premises to control traffic, prevent car-ramming, indicate perimeters around a property and give visual appeal to the storefront. Bollards come in a wide range of variety. Some are made of shiny stainless steel while others are made of cast iron. The designs and quality of bollards also vary widely.

Bollards can be low or high impact resistant and are effectively used as visual signage to protect pedestrians and property. Apart from design and quality, people can also choose between fixed and removable bollards. Many business owners often wonder which type of bollard signs to choose for their premises.

Here is a short guide to help you understand the difference and which would suit best for you:

Fixed Bollards

Fixed bollards are one of the most common types of bollard signs that are usually made of concrete, carbon steel, stainless steel, etc. They provide protection from vehicles for a long time.

Benefits of Using Fixed Bollards

Property owners who need strict security around their property use fixed bollards. Fixed bollard signs restrict the access of vehicles and other traffic to a specific area around the property. This type of signage is not only very durable but also very easy to install. These sturdy posts are a great help in preventing car-ramming and ram-raiding.

Where to Use Fixed Bollards

Fixed bollards are most suitable for properties and places that need permanent protection or security. They are usually used around important landmarks, airports, schools, storefronts, historical buildings, stadiums, etc. You can also use fixed bollard signs around the areas where vehicular access can be a security risk. 

Removable Bollards

Removable bollard signs are temporary posts used for site protection for a period of time. After there is no need for protection, you can easily remove them from around the property. You can quite easily unlock a removable bollard and remove it from the ground.

Benefits of Using Removable Bollards

One of the biggest benefits of using removable bollards is the ease and convenience they offer. Owners can decide when to use them and it allows different levels of security as per the needs of the property owners. You can find removable bollard signs in locking and non-locking variety. Although this type of signage is easily removable, they provide adequate protection from intrusions. These bollards also allow the owners to choose from the internal or external locking mechanism to control access.

Where to Use Removable Bollards

Removable bollards allow property owners to control traffic. They are best suited for places where site protection and selective access is important. For places that host different events, removable bollards are a viable option to limit access for a particular period of time. During the event, you can safely lock the bollards into place and can easily remove them once the event is over.

Depending on the need of the property owner, bollard signs can serve a number of purposes. If car accidents are common around your area, fixed bollards can be a suitable choice while for aesthetical you can use removable bollards around your property beauty or selective security.

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