The Crash Cushion Attenuating Terminal (CAT™) is an energy-absorbing attenuator
available for use where blunt ends of rigid barriers and fixed objects are in
the median or on the shoulder.
CAT™ can be used as a longitudinal barrier end treatment and as a crash cushion
either in the median or on the shoulder.
Various post and post/sleeve options are available.
NCHRP Report 350 Test Level 3 compliant.
Installation and Repair Advantages:
No torque requirements on bolts.
Requires no concrete pads (can be installed in soil). Foundations and deadmen
anchors are not required.
Material below ground is typically found undamaged after impact, allowing for
simple repair and replacement of damaged parts.