ESE Direct now offering new InstaGate emergency expanding barriers

  • 13 Jun 2019

ESE Direct has announced that it is now selling the new Armorgard InstaGate Expanding Barrier – a new line in an emergency, modular barriers.

These modular solution barriers are an innovative solution for emergency crowd-control that can be installed in seconds and will arrive just 3-5 days after ordering.

Mark Perkins, Procurement Manager at ESE Direct, comments: “The new Armorgard InstaGate Expanding Barrier is a new, flexible and portable barrier solution that can be quickly deployed to provide an instant highly visible and physical deterrent to access.”

Manufactured in the UK, customer orders will arrive in just three to five working days – unlike many other barrier systems that can take weeks or even months to arrive. Therefore, should any unforeseen and urgent need for fast-deploy barriers arise, ESE Direct has the solution.

This lightweight expanding-barrier system is available in 4ft and 6ft-tall versions. The modular system means multiple units can be locked together to form a crowd-control barrier that protects public safety.

“It’s a simple, but highly-effective retractable barrier that you can have deployed within seconds,” Mark Perkins explains, “It’s light and can be moved and assembled by one person, making it flexible and easy to use. We sell similar products so we know they are popular with customers but we decided to offer InstaGate as an addition to our range because it is particularly easy to manoeuvre as well as being compact and easy to store when not in use.”

The barrier is made from ultra-strong but lightweight aluminium and is weatherproof and wind-resistant and can be used indoors and outside. The modular units latch together with a unique system that both secures the barrier when not in use and also allows multiple units to be connected.

Plus, when locked together the units can create a long-run of barrier when and wherever needed. It can also be repositioned as and when works are completed or public safety issues change.

Mark concludes: “They have a huge variety of application and are an alternative to the inflexible aluminium crowd-control barriers that you see everywhere. They are used to guide people in certain directions and fence off areas where you don’t want pedestrians to go.”

“They are perfect for facilities companies, events, such as firework displays, shows or festivals and are easily stored because they compact down into an area around the size of a wheelie-bin. They also have wheels on so they are easily moved and installed by one person. You can load quite a few of them on the back of a truck or lorry and then one person can set them out.”

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