Patriot® Rising Beam Barrier

Strengthen perimeter entry security with a crash beam capable of stopping a 15,000 lb truck traveling at 50 mph

Patriot rising crash beam barrier

The Patriot® rising beam barrier bar drastically improves perimeter entry security. This security barrier has a rapid deployent rate and remains functional even after a crash making it an excellent choice for access control.


  • Capable of covering a wide opening up to 24'
  • Remains functional even after a crash
  • Deters vehicle and pedestrian traffic
  • Rapid deployment rate between 3 and 5 seconds
  • 36" full guard height
  • Minimal excavation required
  • Flush with roadway when granting access

The Patriot® utilizes a hydraulically actuated structural beam that is recessed flush with the roadway when granting vehicle access. The crash beam has a rapid rate of deployment between 3 and 5 seconds, and has a full guard height of 36".

K12 Crash Test Certified

The Patriot Beam Barrier is K12 certified by the U.S. Department of State, meaning it's capable of stopping a 15,000 lb medium-duty truck traveling at 50 mph.

Ameristar's Patriot rising beam vehicle barrier provides the highest level of protection for entry control access. The Patriot K12 crash test certified rising beam deters both vehicle and pedestrian traffic.

Minimal Roadway Excavation Required

The Patriot crash beam barrier's primary excavation is outside the roadway opening, and minimal excavation is required across the roadway, which avoids most underground utilities and obstructions.


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  • Standard Widths

    You have the choice of the following standard widths:

    • 12' opening
    • 16' opening
    • 20' opening
    • 24' opening

    *Available in a variety of sizes up to 24' (2' increments)

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  • Optional Add-Ons


    • Main operator control panel
    • Remote operator control panel
    • Barrier-up position sensor
    • 5 HP Hydraulic Power Unit
    • Hydraulic oil heater/cooler
    • Emergency Fast Operate (EFO)
    • Dual channel vehicle detector module
    • Traffic signal lights
    • Custom painted finish
    • Battery backup
    • Touch screen controls
    • Radio controls
    • Wrong way and over speed detection
    • Integrated traffic arm or sliding gate
    • PC Based Controls

    Electrical Power Voltage Options:

    • 120 VAC / 60HZ / Single Phase
    • 208-240 VAC / 60HZ / 3 Phase
    • 415-480 VAC / 60HZ / 3 Phase
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  • Standard Features

    Standard Features:

    • Barrier-down position sensor
    • Black paint finish
    • Weather proof HPU enclosure
    • HMI PLC & programming
    • 2 HP Hydraulic Power Unit
    • 208-240 VAC / 60HZ / 3 Phase
    • Manual hand pump
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