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Plastic Bollard Covers

Plastic Bollard Covers | Architectural Bollards | Scoop.it
Unlike concrete or steel posts, which require frequent maintenance and repainting, plastic post covers are safer for vehicles and more durable against the elements. Plastic bollard covers can...
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Plastic bollard covers are available in a variety of styles, sizes and colors to make steel pipe bollards look pleasing in almost any setting.

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Do you need clarification on a bollard term? Or do you want to examine all the options that are available for a bollard project?

Do you need clarification on a bollard term? Or do you want to examine all the options that are available for a bollard project? | Architectural Bollards | Scoop.it
October 16, 2013 - Reliance Foundry Co Ltd., North America's premier supplier of bollards, bike racks, and custom castings is happy to introduce a new tool that defines bollards and explains their use.
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Reliance Foundry proudly presents an unbiased reference guide for all information related to bollards and the bollard industry.

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Bollards, good design and other attractive obstacles | AZ Attorney

Bollards, good design and other attractive obstacles | AZ Attorney | Architectural Bollards | Scoop.it
When I received an email this week from the State Bar of Arizona CEO and glanced at the subject line, my first thought was: I must have really irked him. http://www.azbar.org/ After all, my speedy glimpse revealed what I ...
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BOLLARDS.... "Not an Anglo–Saxon expletive, after all."

 

A great post - I especially like the linking of the VW "BOLLOCKS" ad at the end!

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Reliance Foundry Launches Cutting-Edge Solar Bollard Lamp for Outdoor Path Lighting

Reliance Foundry Launches Cutting-Edge Solar Bollard Lamp for Outdoor Path Lighting | Architectural Bollards | Scoop.it
The recently launched solar-powered Bollard lamp collection from Reliance Foundry incorporates cutting-edge technology making it the leader in durability, efficiency, and light output.
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Reliance Foundry’s innovative lamps have the ability to be pre-programmed with five different lighting schedules, allowing energy to be conserved according to the environment in which the lamp is placed.

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Bollards Providing Security, Safety, And Design Value

Bollards Providing Security, Safety, And Design Value | Architectural Bollards | Scoop.it
Traffic and Safety Bollards – bollards that provide asset and pedestrian safety, as well as traffic direction; and. Security Bollards and Post Covers – decorative, impact-resistant bollard enhancements.
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"Learn how bollards provide essential space definition in the built environment"...... a re-positioning of an article I wrote with Michael Chusid back in 2010!  This remains fantastic primer into the word of BOLLARDS!!!

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What good is a bollard that can’t stop a car?

What good is a bollard that can’t stop a car? | Architectural Bollards | Scoop.it
Find out why bollards, acting as perceived impediments to access, do not have to be able to physically stop a car to be useful.
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"Bollards that do not offer a high level of impact or ram-resistance perform many helpful functions in outdoor spaces. From architectural highlighting to lane delineation and providing lighting for safety, non-impact-resistant bollards play a key role in the design of many contemporary streetscapes. The wide array of functions that non-impact resistant bollards fulfill demonstrates that these “perceived impediments to access” do not have to be able to physically stop a car to be useful."

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Bollards Become Bike Racks

Bollards Become Bike Racks | Architectural Bollards | Scoop.it
Part bollard and part bike stand, Reliance Foundry’s bike bollards combine historically-inspired traffic guidance with functional parking for the modern commuter. The model R-7551-B is composed of...
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Featuring both style and secure bike-locking arms, this bollard assists in traffic management while providing cyclist with storage. This bike bollard can be installed as a low-impact, stand-alone accent or it can be affixed to steel bollards and security posts. Mounting options that allow for removability are also available.

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Thousands of bollards already in place protecting buildings & pedestrians from vehicle incursions can add bike parking capabilities by adding bike bollard covers, rather than buying and installing new bicycle racks or bike bollards.