Don't just think your workers are protected while on the job site, know that they are with the Scorpion II TMA from TrafFix Devices.
After 17 years on the road, over 2,000 documented impacts, and thousands of lives saved across the globe, the Scorpion TMA's Patented design is the safest and most reliable Truck Mounted Attenuator available today!
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.
The Scorpion II is MASH Tested and Eligible with a minimum host truck vehicle weight of only 15,000 lbs (6,804 kg) with absolutely no upper weight limit. This is the widest range of host truck vehicle weights of any MASH Tested and Eligible Truck Mounted Attenuator currently on the market.
The Scorpion II TMA is the world's first Truck Mounted Attenuator eligible for MASH, TL-3 tested at 62.5 mph (100 kph); see FHWA Eligibility Letter CC-132 for details.
Additionally, the Scorpion II TMA is compatible with the Doctor Air Brake® automatic braking system that instantly locks the brakes of the host vehicle upon impact, further protecting the driver of the TMA truck, occupants of the impacting vehicle, and any bystanders or workers near the crash.