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The FAAC JS80 Bollard: High-Performance, Impact-Resistant Design

From their humble beginnings in mooring ships to being deployed all over the world to protect people and sensitive buildings, traffic bollards have become a staple of the urban security landscape, and today they are instrumental in ensuring a much safer environment for everyone. Over the years, the use of bollards in high-security environments has risen, […]

The FAAC JS80 Crash-Tested Bollard: Rated for Maximum Security

Specify the bollard that has SERIOUS stopping power. Boasting the impressive P1 penetration rating, the JS80 high-security bollard from FAAC is able to stop a vehicle weighing a whopping 7,500kg and traveling at 80km/h dead in its tracks with only 1m of penetration. This means that the bollard offers unflinching protection against even the most […]

The FAAC JS80 Crash-Tested Bollard: Safe and Effective

For almost as long as clearly-defined industries have existed, at least in their modern form, there have been professional councils, societies, associations and industry bodies to regulate them. The scope and level of control and influence that these organisations have vary greatly, from being self-regulating and only being peripherally involved – acting only as gatekeepers […]


Gain Momentum – at the PTE Expo in Paris! How do you speed up the passenger journey to the aircraft? How do you increase the level of security at the airport? And how do you best meet the requirements of airport operators, security authorities and airlines? As a specialist in access control, we at Magnetic […]

Case Study: Pedestrian Speed Gate Installation at U-walk, Arabian Centre, KSA

Case Study: Pedestrian Speed Gate Installation Installer: Quadra-Tech Location: U-walk, Arabian Centre, KSA, 2021 The challenge Arabian Center HQ management office tower of U-Walk Mall in KSA was looking for a touchless solution to manage their access control for employees from the basement parking. Arabian Center needed speed gates to control the flow of staff […]


JS bollards are tested according to the main international standards to withstand impact with a 7,500kg truck driven at 50km/h (JS 48) or 80km/h (JS 80). Safety standards complied with: PAS 68 ASTM F2656 IWA 14-1 Certified operational even after impact. They are made of high-strength steel and can be provided with customisable and interchangeable […]

FAAC at Intersec 2022

FAAC Middle East will be joining the over one thousand exhibitors from fifty-six countries who will be showcasing their products and services at Intersec Dubai 2022, an event that the organisers, Messe Frankfurt, are calling “the premier trade fair for security, emergency services, cyber security, safety and wellbeing”. Now in its 23rd year, Intersec provides […]


To support the mission of the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC), the Anwar Gargash Diplomatic Academy (AGDA) was launched in 2014 and has become the driving force in the ministry’s efforts to educate, inform and qualify the UAE’s current and future diplomats and government leaders to represent our country on the […]

Intersec | 16 – 18 January, 2022

Intersec, as a nexus for the fire and emergency services, security and safety industry, unites thousands of sector specialists once again for vital discussion and face to face exchange in a fresh and dynamic environment. Where business, technology and innovations come together, FAAC Group exhibits in full force, with the three divisions: FAAC Simply automatic, Magnetic […]

FAAC acquires the CoMETA group and enters into the security entrance business market

This heralds a strategic acquisition for FAAC that expands the current range of automatic entrances and adds specific competencies both in production and in design of interlocking security portals, emergency doors, armored doors, revolving portals, electromagnets, and security locks. Bologna – 21 June 2021 – FAAC Group, an Italian multinational leader in the field of […]