Armco Barrier with handrail bolt down installation on concrete in a Irish warehouse

Armco Barrier – Installation, Dimensions, Specification Explained

Protects people, assets, and property.

Barrier Beam Dimensions

  • Beams are supplied in 3.5m lengths (3.2m effective)
  • 310mm high
  • 3mm galvanised steel thickness
  • 85mm deep (front to back)
  • Weight 40kg
Armco safety barrier double height in situ in a warehouse Ireland on a white CGI background, supply and fit in Ireland

“Installing Armco requires numerous considerations”

Armco is for low impact specification in a range of industries:

  • Car Parks
  • Industrial
  • Residential
  • Warehouse
  • Pharma
  • Logistics & Distribution
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail

Posts / Legs

Armco is a single or multiple height barrier.

The posts/legs are either bolted down or cast into the ground. 

Bolt Down Installation

Posts are available in “Z” or “RSJ” type.

Various heights:

  • 560mm
  • 760mm
  • 1100mm

Please specify single or double beam when ordering. Posts are typically drilled for single beam as standard.

Cast in Installation

  • Cast in RSJ post means permanent fix into the concrete. 
  • Potted legs require “300mm x 300mm x Dept of leg+100mm” concrete foundation.
  • ***SVL does not currently offer installation on potted posts ***
Cast in to concrete Armco in a warehouse courtyard

Armco - Corners

Armco 90° external corner

External 90° Corner

Armco 90° internal corner

Internal 90° Corner

Armco Safety Crash Barrier 90° external corner

Flexible Armco Corner

Armco - Accessories

Armco Safety Barriers are finished with a terminal end.

The most common type being the galvanised fishtail end.

Armco Safety Crash Barrier end accessory types on a carousel gif


– Fishtail Terminal

– Pedestrian End

– Safety End

Galvanised Steel

– Fishtail Terminal

– Pedestrian End

– Bullnose

– Handrail


– End Cover

Armco Barrier - Safety Standards

Our Armco barrier is manufactured to meet BS6399 and BS6180:1999 British Safety Standards and are galvanised to EN ISO1461

*Please note*, our Armco barrier is ‘off-road’ certified. Not for use in high traffic areas.

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In addition to Armco, there are other products in our Car Parks & Traffic Range: speed ramps and speed bumps, crash barrier systems, post protectors, convex mirrors, bike racks and shelters.