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High Performance Barriers (HIPEBA)

Published: 10 March 2015

The goal of the project is to characterize existing and future road barrier materials. Determine how high strength steels can help to increase the safety of at crash. Development and test the strength steels materials for various road barrier applications.

Participating partners

LTU, SSAB, HIASA (Spain), CSM (Italy), IR2B (UK), organisme Impartial de Control de Produits pour la Construction ASBL (Belgium)

Funding organisation

Research Fund for Coal and Steel (RFCS)


July 2014-June 2017


Total 1.712 billion EURO. LTU 167000 EURO


Esa Vuorinen