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Knowledge Base: Scorpion® Towable Attenuator

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The Scorpion Towable Attenuator (TA) is a mobile crash cushion designed with a tongue and axle/wheel that connects directly to the support vehicle's pintle hook from a lunette ring on the attenuator. The TA can be used on support vehicles with a minimum actual/curb weight of 10,000 lbs with no upper weight limit (infinite weight). Learn More

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Cover image of the Scorpion Towable Attenuator Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Manual, Revision A (#13192)
Cover image of the Scorpion Towable Attenuator Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Manual, Revision A (#13192)

Sku
13192
Revision
A
Published
April 2, 2009

Please read this manual in its entirety before assembling or installing the Scorpion Towable Attenuator. The Scorpion Towable, TL-2, has been tested and evaluated per the recommendations of the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 350. It is capable of decelerating and stopping light and heavy weight vehicles in accordance with the criteria of tests 2-50 and 2-51 for TL-2 certification. The Scorpion 10002 (Trailer Attenuator), TL-3, is capable of decelerating and stopping light and heavy weight vehicles in accordance with the criteria of tests 3-50, 3-51, and optional tests 3-52 and 3-53 for TL-3 certification.


Cover image of the Replacement Parts Guide For TrafFix NCHRP 350 Scorpion TA, Revision B (#13084)
Cover image of the Replacement Parts Guide For TrafFix NCHRP 350 Scorpion TA, Revision B (#13084)

Sku
13084
Revision
B
Published
July 13, 2023

This guide is for NCHRP 350 Scorpion Towable Attenuator (TA) parts only! All NCHRP 350 Scorpion compatible parts are indicated with an "NCHRP-350" logo. The Scorpion Towable Attenuator is NCHRP 350 Tested, Passed, and Eligible.


Cover image of the Scorpion TA Best Practice Maintenance Schedule, Revision A (#MB-SCORPMNT)
Cover image of the Scorpion TA Best Practice Maintenance Schedule, Revision A (#MB-SCORPMNT)

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MB-SCORPMNT
Revision
A
Published
August 22, 2023

Best Practice Maintenance Schedule for the Scorpion Towable Attenuator. This document covers Annual maintenance, Monthly maintenance, Weekly maintenance, and a checklist to review before each use of the Scorpion TA.