Highway Engineering Vetex® highways restraint systems

Vetex® highways restraint systems

Innovative safety barrier systems for modern highways

With over 50 years experience in the safety barrier sector, Tata Steel Construction Products has developed the Vetex road safety barrier range. Tata Steel has the design expertise and engineering skills to develop innovative safety barrier systems for modern highways.

Tata Steel design and manufacture Vetex to comply with the standard BS EN1317. The system is widely recognized as being at the forefront of the industry. Since the launch of Vetex in April 2005, Tata Steel offer superior design features, which not only make the systems extremely safe but also efficient to install, saving money without compromising quality.

Latest systems

Application Working width Tata Steel system Post spacing (m) ASI rating
Single sided W2 Vetex N1 5.0 A
Single sided W1 Vetex N2 2.0 A
Single sided W2 Vetex N2 2.5 A
Single sided W3 Vetex N2 4.0 A
Single sided W4 Vetex N2 5.0 A
Single sided W5 Vetex N2 8.0 A
Double sided W2 Vetex N2 3.0 B
Double sided* W2 Vetex N2 3.2 B
Double sided W3 Vetex N2 4.5 B
Double sided W4 Vetex N2 7.5  B
Double sided W5 Vetex N2 8.0 B
P1 End Terminal D1.1 Vetex - A
Single sided W3 Vetex H1 2.0 A
Single sided W4 Vetex H2 2.0 B

All systems use a 5 metre C501 beam and 130x40 hollow section posts except where indicated*

* uses a C401 4 metre beam

Parapet Transitions

Application Tata Steel system Post spacing (m)
VT50 Parapet Transition Vetex/ Protect 365 2.0
VT100 Parapet Transition Vetex/ Protect 365 2.0
VT200 Parapet Transition Vetex/ Protect 365 2.0

Previous systems

Application Working width Tata Steel system Post spacing (m) ASI rating
Single sided W2 Vetex N2 0.8 B*
Single sided W2 Vetex N2 1.6 B*
Single sided W3 Vetex N2 2.5 A
Single sided W4 Vetex N2 2.0 A
Single sided W5 Vetex N2 5.0 A

These are older “Z” post systems.
These systems use a C501 5 metre beam except where indicated

* uses a C401 4 metre beam

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