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Atlanta getting SAFER barriers

...system will be placed outside all four turns, as well as inside the second turn. The SAFER barrier system is made up of steel tubes and pads of hard foam, which are affixed to a speedway's concrete walls to absorb some of the energy during a crash...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/19/nas_425766.shtml
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Benefits of safety testing go beyond Turn 4

...Sicking at the University of Nebraska, could be installed on dangerous turns along highways. The walls consist of four steel tubes welded in 20-foot sections and bolted to concrete. Between the steel and the concrete, pads of hard, pink foam...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/08/nas_403872.shtml
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Overtime

...by a team of engineers led by Dr. Dean Sicking, head of the research group at the University of Nebraska, is four steel tubes welded in 20-foot sections and bolted to the concrete walls. Between the steel and the concrete, pads of hard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/23/oth_402095.shtml
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Overtime

...overstress on a length of both arches" and suggests the design be altered by changing the diameter and thickness of the steel tubes. Soccer Study shows it is best to win quick Researchers have found a reason to kick penalty shootouts out of soccer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/20/oth_365171.shtml
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Soft walls only a concept at most tracks

...planned for the next year at any of the other race tracks. The SAFER barriers, a series of 20-foot panels with four steel tubes stacked on each other, encased in a protective covering and padded by layers of energy-absorbing cushions, were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/02/nas_350491.shtml
Nascar
Soft walls hold up in first live test

...expected. The crash collapsed the bottom panel of the four steel tubes and gouged a second panel. Both were repaired on the...Nebraska came up with was a contraption that uses four steel tubes that are welded. The wall is then attached with steel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/07/nas_343428.shtml
Nascar
Tragedy led to safer cars, tracks and no deaths

...Energy Reduction - SAFER - barriers. It's a system of steel tubes welded together. Layers of polystyrene foam provide a cushion between the existing concrete wall and the steel tubes.At impact, the energy is displaced through the tubing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2011-02-08/tragedy-led-safer-cars-tra
Nascar | Sports
More soft walls on way for NASCAR tracks

...by a team of engineers led by Dr. Dean Sicking, head of the research group at the University of Nebraska, is four steel tubes welded in 20-foot sections and bolted to the concrete walls. Between the steel and the concrete, pads of hard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/23/nas_402031.shtml
Nascar
Plant takes shape amid production

...exhaust systems will be used on lawn mowers, personal watercraft and all-terrain vehicles. The plant also turns steel tubes into frames and racks for ATVs. The facility's first muffler, for a Honda personal watercraft, was built in late...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/16/bus_387893.shtml
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Drivers don't want to meet 'soft' wall

...scenario is that it's back to the hard wall that we would have hit here in the past." The barriers consist of four steel tubes welded in 20-foot sections and bolted to the concrete walls. Between the steel and the concrete, pads of hard foam...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/03/nas_350644.shtml
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