Distributed by Almon Equipment Ltd
The Scorpion II TMA from TrafFix Devices is the world's FIRST MASH, Tested, Passed, and Eligible Truck Mounted Attenuator [TL-3 tested at 62.5 mph (100 kph)].
The Scorpion II TMA consists of strut and cartridge sections that are linked together on a support frame. This open cartridge design reduces wind resistance and increases fuel efficiency when deployed on the job site and when traveling at highway speeds. Each energy absorbing cushion has an Aluminum honeycomb core that is enclosed by aluminum powder coated box module that provides maximum durability and longevity. The Scorpion II is equipped with omnivolt LED brake, directional, signal and running lights to further enhance advanced warnings to drivers.
When impacted, the Scorpion's modular design crushes in progressive stages, which reduces the impact forces on the vehicles occupants and results in lower repair costs and easy parts replacement. The curved side rails are made from corrosion resistant aluminum tubes and offer full width impact protection along the entire length of the Scorpion II by safely redirecting the impacting vehicle away from the deadly "coffin corners" at the rear of the truck. Unlike the Scorpion II, most other manufacturers Crash Attenuator models have little or no side-angle impact protection.
When fully deployed, the Scorpion II TMA is only 13' (4 m) in length, compared to other manufacturers units which are over 19' (5.8 m), thus giving the Scorpion II the shortest overall length of any MASH Eligible Truck Mounted Attenuator on the market. This shorter length reduces incidental impacts and repair costs while still providing the best safety and reliability you have come to expect from the Scorpion line of crash attenuators.