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Looper Tubes

Friday, June 4, 2010 By: Transportation Supply

looper tubes, looper tube, looper cone, looper cones, grabber cone, grabber coonesLooper tubes give an alternative to delineator posts because they both provide a way of channelizing traffic.  There are a bunch of traffic safety items that fall into the category of ‘channelizers’.  This could be traffic drums, traffic barrels, delineator posts, or looper tubes.

Looper tubes are used to let traffic know where and where not to go.  They can either have a base on them or they can be mounted to the pavement.  They also have many different options for colors.

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Delineator Post Mounting

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 By: Transportation Supply

delineator post, delineator posts, t top delineator, t top delineator posts, 42 delineator, channelizer, looper tube, looper tubesA delineator post can be mounted or can have a base.  Typically they are purchased with a base, but you can buy epoxy which is a sticky glue like substance on a pad that you stick between the bottom of the delineator and pavement or concrete.

A delineator post is most likely going to be mounted to pavement or concrete if the project is more permanent.  A base allows the delineators to be moved around and placed wherever whenever.  It allows for a lot more versatility.

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Delineator Posts

Friday, March 12, 2010 By: Transportation Supply

delineator posts, delineator post, traffic post, traffic posts, highway post, highway posts, looper tubes, traffic tubesDelineator posts are good for channelizing traffic, or directing traffic in a way so that it knows where to go and doesn’t end up somewhere it shouldn’t.  You see these mainly on the highway during a construction project.  They come in many different colors, white orange and yellow are the most common.

Reflective bands for the delineator posts can come in 3 or 4 inches.  These are good for alerting oncoming traffic because the light of the car reflects off the post.  Posts can be either flat top or t-top, which is handle that makes it easier to grab and move around.

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Traffic Channelizers

Wednesday, March 10, 2010 By: Transportation Supply

traffic channelizer, traffic channelizers, traffic cones, grabber cone, grabber cones, delineator posts, delineator post, looper tube, looper tubes‘chan-nel-ize’ to direct through a channel.  Many types of traffic safety products fit this description.  Here are some examples of traffic channelizers; ultra panels, channelizer posts, superdome drums, traffic barrels (both the orange and the yellow), delineator posts, and looper tubes.

Traffic channelizers are a great way to, well, channelize traffic.  We have all driven through those lanes that are lined with traffic channelizers or cement barriers and feel way too squeezed.  They are good for letting traffic know where it is supposed to be going, so that someone doesn’t end up on newly laid down asphalt or in a ditch.