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Tired of drum tops and bases that don't fit, snap, or stay together? We have the solution. TrafFix Devices offers the largest selection of channelizer drum bases in the industry. Choose from an array of different types and styles that best fit your needs and budget.


Tire Ring Channelizer Drum Base (#18020-TRB)
Tire Ring Channelizer Drum Base (#18020-TRB)

Tire Ring Base 18020-TRB

The TrafFix Devices Tire Ring Base is made from truck tire sidewall sections. It's economical and easy to use and provides all the ballast you'll need to hold a drum in place, even in the windiest conditions. The tire ring eliminates the need for sandbags that tear or break leaving messy sand on the roadway. The rubber tire ring "grips the road" and minimizes drum movement and rotation.

Each TrafFix Devices' patented drum has two molded-in, Anti-Rotation Ribs to hold a tire ring securely in place.

TrafFix channelizer drums (with tire rings) have been impact tested under the direction of NTPEP (National Transportation Product Evaluation Program) . The TrafFix drum top successfully separated from the base when repeatedly impacted by the test vehicle in both warm and cold weather tests.*

Remember, by using truck tire sidewalls for channelizer drum ballast, we are reusing truck tires and helping to keep them out of landfills.


Sand Bag Base 18003-A

Sand Bag Channelizer Drum Base (#18003-A)
Sand Bag Channelizer Drum Base (#18003-A)

Economical and easy to use - simply place the base on the ground, add a sand bag and snap - lock the drum top to the base. Made of durable, impact resistant polyethylene.


San-Fil Base #18005-SFB

San-Fil Channelizer Drumb Base (#18005-SFB)
San-Fil Channelizer Drumb Base (#18005-SFB)

San-Fil bases are designed to hold approximately 50 pounds of sand. The twist lock cover keeps the sand inside the base. Two carrying handles make movement and placement an easy job. The low profile 4" high base easily clears vehicle undercarriages and can even support the weight of any automobile, when properly filled.


Recycled Rubber Base #18025-RUB – #18040-RUB

25-40lb. Recycled Rubber Channelizer Drum Base (#18025-RUB / #18040-RUB)
25-40lb. Recycled Rubber Channelizer Drum Base (#18025-RUB / #18040-RUB)

TrafFix 100% recycled rubber base is the "sandless" way to ballast channelizer drums. The rubber base "grips the road" and minimizes drum movement due to wind gusts. Rubber bases come in 25 and 40 pound weights with two convenient carrying methods.

Pictured: 40lb. Recycled Rubber Base (#18040-RUB)

* Test and evaluation results are available from AASHTO's national transportation product evaluation program (NTPEP) director. Products were field tested and evaluated by NTPEP as described in the work plan for temporary traffic control devices. NTPEP is supported by the 52 AASHTO member departments.