RHINO-STOP® Screen Guardrail FAQs

How does Rhino-Stop® Screen work?

RHINO-STOP®️ Screen w-beam guardrail safety barrier features specially engineered base plates that are designed to yield upon impact and absorb the kinetic energy of the impacting vehicle. This reduces the forces transferred through the anchor bolts and prevents damage to the concrete substrate.

What loading does Rhino-Stop® Screen comply with?

RHINO-STOP®️ Screen w-beam guardrail safety barrier complies with the 30kN impact load described for Light Traffic Areas in AS/NZS 1170.1.

What are the available heights for Rhino-Stop® Screen?

RHINO-STOP®️ Screen may be installed at a system height of 2500mm, 2100mm or 1800mm. This allows the system to be configured to site specific requirements providing floor to ceiling protection.

How many anchor bolts does each Rhino-Stop® Screen post require?

Each RHINO-STOP®️ Screen post is anchored with four (4) M20 anchors with a typical embedment depth of 105mm. Mechanical anchors may be used when the substrate is 200mm thick and 32Mpa. When the substrate is less that 200mm, chemical anchors may be used. Please contact Safe Direction for details of anchors.

What is the spacing between posts?

The maximum spacing between RHINO-STOP®️ Screen posts is 2000mm.

Can Rhino-Stop® Screen be installed with different panel types?

Yes. Typically RHINO-STOP®️ Screen is installed with mesh panels. The aperture opening is just 9mm providing anti-climb protection. RHINO-STOP®️ Screen may also be installed with customised infill such as perforated panels depending upon architectural requirements.

What is the finish of Rhino-Stop® Screen?

RHINO-STOP®️ Screen posts and w-beam guardrails are hot dip galvanised.