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Avon Scimitar 75/40 Static Bollard

Avon Scimitar 75/40 Bollard

Avon Scimitar 75/40 Bollards are static bollards, that have been impact rated to the globally recognised standard BSi PAS 68, the physical impact test provides a means of testing the bollard in a real life environment, emulating a hostile vehicle attack.

The bollards are ideal to protect larger perimeters and can provide a cohesive line of protection to infrastructure including a stand off distance. This Bollard is also available as a removable bollard (option), Contact our sales team

They can be utilised to restrict vehicle access to public areas, whilst allowing members of the public to move freely.  A row  of fixed bollards will prevent a vehicle driving at force into an unauthorised area, such as the front of an airport terminal, sports stadium or a pedestrian retail area.

Avon Scimitar 75/40 Bollards static bollards, crash tested PAS 68
75/40 Bollard crash tested

Key features & benefits


  • Physically impact rated to PAS 68 criteria
  • Unobtrusive appearance
  • Manufactured from heavy gauge materials


  • Comprehensive understanding of attack resistance & confidence in individual bollard performance
  • Variety of finishes including paint, stainless steel & ornate sleeves
  • Strength and durability

Product overview

The 75/40 Scimitar bollards was physically impact tested to the BSi PAS 68 classification at MIRA Ltd used a 7500kg truck travelling at 40mph (64 mph) the vehicle was driven into the bollard and the fixed bollard stopped the vehicle.

Avon’s Scimitar PAS 68 Static Bollards provide a versatile high security solution against unauthorised vehicle access or hostile attack without the need for an outwardly aggressive appearance. Impact testing has been undertaken at a variety of speeds and foundation depths providing clients with a range of bollards with varying levels of protection.

They are available in a number of finishes including paint finishes, stainless steel sleeves and ornate sleeves, their versatility allows them to be holistically integrated into a urban environment and discreetly protect sites where aesthetics and public perception are a consideration.

This is a specialist high security product and a full site risk assessment must be carried out at design stage to ensure that all relevant safety systems are included. Scimitar Bollards should be installed in accordance with the correct foundation drawings and should be installed with a clear distance of 1200mm (measured 600mm above ground level) between the facing edges of each bollard. Please refer to BSi PAS 69 or IWA 14-2 for guidance.

Stainless steel bollards

Options available

Bollards are supplied painted black with a reflective banding as standard, other sleeve finishes are available as options

  • Stainless Steel Sleeves
  • Bespoke Sleeves
  • Mitre top
  • Paint options
  • Removable option

Scimitar 75/40 Bollard - Resources

Datasheet – Avon Scimitar 75/40 Bollard
Format: pdf

Datasheet – Avon Scimitar 75/40 Bollard PAS 68 crash tested bollard.  Tested with a 7500kg vehicle at 40 mph (64 kph)

Technical specification

Physical Dimensions:
Bollard Diameter: 273mm
Bollard Height 1 metre (above ground level)
PAS68 Security Rating: PAS 68:2010 V/7500(N2)/64/90:3.3/0
Model tested: 273mm
Foundation Depth: 750mm (Category C Depth >0.5m below ground level)
Construction: The unit is comprised of a static sub-surface mounting tube and impact tube. The supporting framework is constructed from fully welded, high strength, structural steel completely encased with steel sheets to provide a self-shuttered module. The 273mm (+/- 1%) diameter bollard is constructed using hi-tensile structural steel.



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