Ezy-Guard HC is the newest member of the Ezy-Guard family. It is crash-tested according to the latest performance standard, MASH Test Level 4.
The Z-post profile shields post edges from vulnerable road users and provides sectional strength when driving through difficult conditions. An Ezy-HC-Carriage is used to secure the Thrie beam rails to the posts, eliminating the requirement for blocking/off-setting pieces and rail-stiffening plates. This unique connection provides a softened impact for the occupants, as well as vehicle containment and redirection.
Crash test details
Ezy-Guard HC has been fully crash-tested and evaluated according to the specifications for Test Level 4 (TL4) of the AASHTO i.e. Manual for Assessing Safety Hardware (MASH). The MASH specification is an update to and supersedes the NCHRP Report 350 for the purposes of evaluating new safety hardware devices.
The MASH TL4 crash test matrix requires the following impacts: