Fixed, vertical road traffic signs - Part 2: Transilluminated traffic bollards (TTB)

This Part 2 of EN 12899 specifies requirements for new transilluminated traffic bollards (TTBs) including their fixing, which may incorporate traffic signs (type 1 TTB) or may support traffic signs (type 2 TTB) to be used in traffic circulation areas.
It covers performance requirements and test methods.
Colorimetric and retroreflective properties as well as luminance of transilluminated illuminated portions are specified taking into account CIE recommendations.
Structural requirements for TTBs include performance under static and dynamic loading.
Provision is made for safety in use, including vehicle impact.
Devices of similar function, but without transillumination or less than 600 mm in height, are not covered.
NOTE   Foundations are not specified in this standard but should be adequate to support the loads to be carried.
Unless otherwise stated, clauses in this standard apply to both type 1 and type 2 TTBs.

Ortsfeste, vertikale Straßenverkehrszeichen - Teil 2: Innenbeleuchtete Verkehrsleitsäulen (TTB)

Dieser Teil 2 von EN 12899 legt die Anforderungen an neue innenbeleuchtete Verkehrsleitsäulen (TTBs, en: Transilluminated Traffic Bollards), die Verkehrszeichen entweder enthalten (TTBs vom Typ 1) oder tragen (TTBs vom Typ 2) können, einschließlich deren Befestigung fest.
Sie umfasst die Leistungsanforderungen und Prüfverfahren.
Farbmetrische und retroreflektierende Eigenschaften sowie z. B. die Leuchtdichte der innenbeleuchteten Teile, sind unter Berücksichtigung der CIE-Empfehlungen festgelegt.
Konstruktionsanforderungen an TTBs enthalten die Gebrauchstauglichkeit bei statischer und dynamischer Belastung.
Vorschriften bezüglich der Nutzungsicherheit, einschließlich des Anpralls eines Fahrzeuges, sind angegeben.
Einrichtungen mit gleichartiger Funktion, jedoch ohne Innenbeleuchtung oder unter 600 mm Höhe, sind nicht Gegenstand dieser Norm.
ANMERKUNG   In dieser Norm sind keine Fundamente festgelegt; diese sollten jedoch geeignet sein, die zu tragenden Lasten aufzunehmen.
Soweit nicht anders angegeben, gelten die in dieser Norm enthaltenen Abschnitte sowohl für TTBs vom Typ 1 als auch für TTBs vom Typ 2.

Signaux fixes de signalisation routière verticale - Partie 2 : Bornes lumineuses

Stalna vertikalna cestna signalizacija - 2. del: Signalizacija z notranjo osvetlitvijo (TTB)

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Published
Publication Date
11-Feb-2008
Technical Committee
Current Stage
6060 - National Implementation/Publication (Adopted Project)
Start Date
23-Jan-2008
Due Date
29-Mar-2008
Completion Date
12-Feb-2008

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2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.Fixed, vertical road traffic signs - Part 2: Transilluminated traffic bollards (TTB)Stalna vertikalna cestna signalizacija - 2. del: Signalizacija z notranjo osvetlitvijo (TTB)Signaux fixes de signalisation routière verticale - Partie 2 : Bornes lumineusesOrtsfeste, vertikale Straßenverkehrszeichen - Teil 2: Innenbeleuchtete Verkehrsleitsäulen (TTB)Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z:EN 12899-2:2007SIST EN 12899-2:2008en,fr,de93.080.30ICS:SLOVENSKI

STANDARDSIST EN 12899-2:200801-marec-2008

EUROPEAN STANDARDNORME EUROPÉENNEEUROPÄISCHE NORMEN 12899-2November 2007ICS 93.080.30 English VersionFixed, vertical road traffic signs - Part 2: Transilluminated trafficbollards (TTB)Signaux fixes de signalisation routière verticale - Partie 2 :Bornes lumineusesOrtsfeste, vertikale Straßenverkehrszeichen - Teil 2:Innenbeleuchtete Verkehrsleitsäulen (TTB)This European Standard was approved by CEN on 4 February 2007.CEN members are bound to comply with the CEN/CENELEC Internal Regulations which stipulate the conditions for giving this EuropeanStandard the status of a national standard without any alteration. Up-to-date lists and bibliographical references concerning such nationalstandards may be obtained on application to the CEN Management Centre or to any CEN member.This European Standard exists in three official versions (English, French, German). A version in any other language made by translationunder the responsibility of a CEN member into its own language and notified to the CEN Management Centre has the same status as theofficial versions.CEN members are the national standards bodies of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland,France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal,Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom.EUROPEAN COMMITTEE FOR STANDARDIZATIONCOMITÉ EUROPÉEN DE NORMALISATIONEUROPÄISCHES KOMITEE FÜR NORMUNGManagement Centre: rue de Stassart, 36

B-1050 Brussels© 2007 CENAll rights of exploitation in any form and by any means reservedworldwide for CEN national Members.Ref. No. EN 12899-2:2007: E

EN 12899-2:2007 (E) 2 Contents Page Foreword.............................................................................................................................................................3 Introduction........................................................................................................................................................4 1 Scope......................................................................................................................................................5 2 Normative references...........................................................................................................................5 3 Terms, definitions, symbols and abbreviations................................................................................6 4 General...................................................................................................................................................7 4.1 Design....................................................................................................................................................7 4.2 Visual performance.............................................................................................................................10 4.3 Physical performance.........................................................................................................................11 5 Test methods.......................................................................................................................................13 5.1 Test conditions....................................................................................................................................13 5.2 Test samples.......................................................................................................................................13 5.3 Preparation of test samples and test panels...................................................................................13 5.4 Daylight chromaticity and luminance factor – Non-retroreflective material.................................13 5.5 Daylight chromaticity and luminance factor – Retroreflective material........................................13 5.6 Deflection test.....................................................................................................................................13 6 Marking, labelling and product information.....................................................................................17 6.1 Marking and labelling.........................................................................................................................17 6.2 Product information............................................................................................................................17 7 Evaluation of conformity....................................................................................................................17 8 Dangerous substances.......................................................................................................................18 Annex A (informative)

Illustration of TTB types..........................................................................................19 Annex ZA (informative)

Clauses of this European Standard addressing the provisions of the EU Construction Products Directive..........................................................................................20

EN 12899-2:2007 (E) 3 Foreword This document (EN 12899-2:2007) has been prepared by the Technical Committee CEN/TC 226 ''Road equipment'' the secretariat of which is held by AFNOR. This European Standard shall be given the status of a national standard, either by publication of an identical text or by endorsement, at the latest by May 2008, and conflicting national standards shall be withdrawn at the latest by August 2012. No existing European Standard is superseded. This document has been prepared under a mandate given to CEN by the European Commission and the European Free Trade Association and supports essential requirements of EU Directives.

For relationship with EU Directives, see informative Annex ZA, which is an integral part of this document. This European Standard consists of the following Parts under the general title:

Fixed, vertical road traffic signs — Part 1: Fixed signs Part 2: (this part) Transilluminated traffic bollards (TTB) Part 3: Delineator posts and retroreflectors Part 4: Factory production control Part 5: Initial type testing

It is based on performance requirements and test methods published in CEN, CENELEC, CIE (International Commission on Illumination) and ISO documents together with standards of the CEN member organizations. According to the CEN/CENELEC Internal Regulations, the national standards organizations of the following countries are bound to implement this European Standard: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom.

EN 12899-2:2007 (E) 4 Introduction This European Standard is designed for use by road authorities. It can also be used by private developers who wish to use signs on their own land similar to those used on public highways. It can be used to implement type approval and certification testing. It derives from performance requirements and test methods published in CEN, CENELEC, CIE and ISO documents together with standards of the CEN member organizations.

EN 12899-2:2007 (E) 5 1 Scope This Part 2 of EN 12899 specifies requirements for new transilluminated traffic bollards (TTBs) including their fixing, which may incorporate traffic signs (type 1 TTB) or may support traffic signs (type 2 TTB) to be used in traffic circulation areas. It covers performance requirements and test methods. Colorimetric and retroreflective properties as well as luminance of transilluminated illuminated portions are specified taking into account CIE recommendations. Structural requirements for TTBs include performance under static and dynamic loading. Provision is made for safety in use, including vehicle impact. Devices of similar function, but without transillumination or less than 600 mm in height, are not covered. NOTE Foundations are not specified in this standard but should be adequate to support the loads to be carried. Unless otherwise stated, clauses in this standard apply to both type 1 and type 2 TTBs. 2 Normative references The following referenced documents are indispensable for the application of this document.

For dated references, only the edition cited applies. For undated references, the latest edition of the referenced document (including any amendments) applies EN 12899-1:2007, Fixed vertical road traffic signs — Part 1: Fixed signs EN 12899-4, Fixed vertical road traffic signs — Part 4: Factory production control EN 12899-5, Fixed vertical road traffic signs — Part 5: Initial type testing EN 60529, Degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP code) (IEC 60529:1989) EN ISO 139 Textiles — Standard atmospheres for conditioning and testing (ISO 139:2005) EN ISO 877:1996, Plastics — Methods of exposure to direct weathering, to weathering using glass-filtered daylight, and to intensified weathering by daylight using Fresnel mirrors (ISO 877:1994) EN ISO 1461, Hot dip galvanized coatings on fabricated iron and steel articles - Specifications and test methods (ISO 1461:1999) EN ISO 9001, Quality management systems — Requirements (ISO 9001:2000) ISO 4:1997, Information and documentation — Rules for the abbreviation of title words and titles of publications

EN 12899-2:2007 (E) 6 3 Terms, definitions, symbols and abbreviations For the purposes of this document, the symbols and abbreviations given in ISO 4:1997, the terms and definitions given in EN 12899-1:2007 and the following apply. 3.1 transilluminated traffic bollard (TTB) totally or partially transilluminated device placed to warn drivers of obstructions in the road 3.2 type 1 TTB TTB which incorporates one or more traffic signs or plain surfaces as alternatives (see Annex A for illustrations) 3.3 type 2 TTB TTB which supports one or more traffic signs, (see Annex A for illustrations) 3.4 base part of a TTB which is used to secure the body to the foundation 3.5 body part of a type 1 TTB below the head and attached to the base, or the whole of a type 2 TTB above the base 3.6 depth maximum horizontal dimension parallel to the direction of the traffic flow on the road in which the TTB is located 3.7 head top part of a type 1 TTB measured from the upper extremity to not more than 50 mm below any sign or plain surface in which the traffic sign(s) are incorporated 3.8 overall height vertical dimension measured from the ground line to the upper extremity of the TTB 3.9 projected area area of a three dimensional object when projected on to a plane surface at right angles to the direction of viewing (see Figure 1)

EN 12899-2:2007 (E) 7

1 Key 1 Projected area Figure 1 — Projected area 3.10 ground line horizontal line marked on the TTB which, when the TTB has been installed in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions, is level with the surface of the obstruction on which it is installed 3.11 width maximum horizontal dimension at right angles to the direction of traffic flow 4 General 4.1 Design 4.1.1 Overall height

4.1.1.1 Type 1 TTBs The minimum overall height of type 1 TTBs shall conform to Table 1. Table 1 — Overall height Class Minimum overall heightmm OH1 900 OH2 1100

The projected distance between the upper extremity of the head and the top of any sign or plain surface shall be not more than 70 mm. NOTE OH1 TTBs are suitable to support signs or plain surfaces less than 350 mm in diameter. OH2 TTBs are suitable to contain signs or plain surfaces 350 mm in diameter and greater. 4.1.1.2 Type 2 TTBs

Type 2 TTBs shall have a minimum overall height of 750 mm.
EN 12899-2:2007 (E) 8 4.1.2 Head

4.1.2.1 General A head not incorporating one or more traffic signs shall incorporate plain areas as alternatives. When the top surface of the head is a separate part it shall be fixed to the body.

Any curvature in the plane of a sign or plain surface shall be not less than 2000 mm radius in any direction.

4.1.2.2 Width of head (type 1 TTB) When a sign or plain surface is incorporated into the front side of the head, the width of the head shall be not less than the diameter of the sign or dimension of the plain surface.

The minimum width shall be not less than 230 mm. 4.1.2.3 Depth of head (type 1 TTB) When a sign or plain surface is incorporated into either side of the head, the depth of the head shall be not less than the diameter of the sign or the dimension of the plain surface and in any case not less than 125 mm. 4.1.3 Body 4.1.3.1 Width of body The width of the body, at heights greater than 100 mm above the ground line, shall be not less than 150 mm. 4.1.3.2 Depth of body The depth of the body, for types 1 and 2 TTB at heights greater than 100 mm above the ground line, shall be not less than 150 mm. 4.1.3.3 Projected area 4.1.3.3.1 Type 1 TTBs The projected area of the body, 100 mm above the ground line, shall be not less than the values in Table 2. Table 2 — Projected area of bodies of type 1 TTB Class Area mm2

Side containing a sign Other side
or plain area
PA1 60 000 60 000 PA2 120 000 90 000 PA3 180 000 120 000 PA4 240 000 50 000
EN 12899-2:2007 (E) 9 4.1.3.3.2 Type 2 TTB

The projected area of the body, from any direction, 100 mm above the ground line, shall be not less than 97500 mm2. 4.1.3.4 Classification of impact resistance The classification for impact resistance shall be: IR0 TTB secured directly to the ground which has no breakaway design features, nor any of the design features of IR2 or IR3 TTB and which is designed to remain fixed to the foundation under vehicle impact (rigid); IR1 TTB designed to break away under vehicle impact (breakaway); IR2 TTB mounted so as to deflect and return to original position after vehicle impact (spring-back); IR3 TTB made from materials that regain their original shape following deformation caused by vehicle impact (deformable).

4.1.3.5 Body components of external surface Any components of the external surface, not integral with that surface, shall be securely fixed so that they perform as if they were an integral part of the external surface. 4.1.4 Base 4.1.4.1 Dimensions The dimensions of the base shall be appropriate to the body to which it is attached so far as it provides the required fixing stability for the bollard to comply with 4.3.1 and 4.3.2 4.1.4.2 Holding down bolts

Unless otherwise indicated in the manufacturer's installation instructions, the design shall provide for holding down bolts which shall be corrosion resistant to SP1 or SP2 in accordance with 7.1.7 of EN 12899-1:2007. The manufacturer shall indicate in the installation instructions whether holding down bolts are required if the base incorporates horizontal flanges not less than 100 mm below the ground line.

The manufacturer shall provide information with the product specifying that its fitness for use is based upon foundations of adequate size, strength and durability to withstand the effects of salt, impact, frost and weathering.

The foundations shall also be of sufficient size to retain any holding down bolts. The spacing of holding down bolts, if provided, in the base shall conform to one of the following classes: HD1 280 mm × 230 mm (see Figure 2); HD2 as declared by the manufacturer.

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Dimensions in millimetres

Key 1 Direction of traffic on the road where the TTB is located Figure 2 — Spacing of holding down bolts 4.1.5 Safety Access to the interior shall be gained only by the use of a special tool or key. 4.1.6 Electrical Electrical components, circuitry and installation shall conform to 7.1.13 of EN 12899-1:2007. Electricity supply cables shall enter the base below the ground line. 4.2 Visual performance 4.2.1 General When the head and/or body are part opaque, 85 % of the projected areas facing oncoming traffic and more than 100 mm above the ground line shall be transilluminated and/or retroreflective. 4.2.2 Daylight chromaticity and luminance factor

The daylight chromaticity and luminance factor shall conform to the requirements of Table 3. Table 3 — Chromaticity coordinates and luminance factor Location Clause of EN 12899-1:2007 Opaque areas 7.3.1.3 Retroreflective areas 4.1.1.3 Transilluminated areas 7.3.1.3

EN 12899-2:2007 (E) 11 4.2.3 Transillumination 4.2.3.1 General The head of type 1 TTBs may be totally transilluminated or partially transilluminated except that any traffic sign or plain surface shall be transilluminated in accordance with 4.2.2. Any head surface of type 1 or 2 TTB, not facing traffic, may be opaque.

4.2.3.2 Mean luminance L and uniformity of luminance 4.2.3.2.1 Type 1 TTB The mean luminance L of all transilluminated surfaces in the head shall conform to EN 12899-1:2007, Table 19 and the uniformity of luminance shall conform to EN 12899-1:2007, Table 21, class U2. The mean luminance L of all transilluminated surfaces in the body shall conform to EN 12899-1:2007, Table 19 and the uniformity of luminance shall conform to EN 12899-1:2007, Table 21, class U1. The luminance contrast of both body and head shall conform to EN 12899-1:2007, Table 20.. 4.2.3.2.2 Type 2 TTB The mean luminance L of all transilluminated surfaces shall conform EN 12899-1:2007, Table 19 and the uniformity of luminance shall conform to EN 12899-1:2007, Table 21, class U1. The luminance contrast of both body and head shall conform to EN 12899-1:2007, Table 20. 4.2.4 Retroreflective material

Retroreflective material conforming to EN 12899-1:2007, Table 4 with a minimum projected area of 5000 mm2, shall be provided on the upper half of the body of a TTB which faces oncoming traffic. 4.3 Physical performance 4.3.1 Static loading 4.3.1.1 Deflection of IR0 and IR1 TTB When tested in accordance with 5.6.1, the permanent deflection of the upper extremity, measured after each test, shall not exceed 5 % of the height above the ground line.

The signs, plain surfaces, or components of the external surface shall not be damaged or dislodged from their mountings.

4.3.1.2 Deflection of IR2 TTB When tested in accordance with 5.6.2, the permanent deflection of the upper extremity, measured after each test, shall not exceed 5 % of the height above the ground line.

The signs, plain surfaces, or components of the external surface shall not be damaged or dislodged from their mountings.

4.3.1.3 Deflection of IR3 TTB When tested in accordance with 5.6.3, the permanent deflection of the upper extremity shall not exceed 10 % of the height above the ground line.

The signs, plain surfaces or components of the external surface shall not be damaged or dislodged from their mountings.

EN 12899-2:2007 (E) 12 4.3.2 Resistance to impact

4.3.2.1 Low impact test When tested in accordance with 5.6.5.1, the permanent (residual) deflection of the upper extremity, measured after each test, shall not exceed 5 % of the height above the ground line.

There shall be no damage to the TTB at the point of impact nor shall the signs, plain surfaces or components of the external surface be damaged or dislodged from their mountings. 4.3.2.2 High impact test (simulated vehicle impact) 4.3.2.2.1 Type IR1 TTB When tested in accordance with 5.6.5.2, the TTB shall shear from the base and the base shall not suffer any damage.

Any damage suffered by the TTB shall not prevent it being remounted on the base without requiring repairs other than replacement of screws, clamps, shear pins or other mechanical means of fixing designed to break on impact.

After the test any remaining parts of the TTB which are still attached to the horizontal surface shall not project more than 100 mm above the ground line.

4.3.2.2.2 Type IR2 TTB When tested in accordance with 5.6.5.2, the TTB shall return to the original position, or have a permanent (residual) deflection of no more than 10 % of its height, measured at the upper extremity, within not less than 10 min or more than 15 min after the time of impact.

4.3.2.2.3 Type IR3 TTB When tested in accordance with 5.6.5.2, the TTB shall return to the original position, or have a permanent (residual) deflection at the upper extremity of no more than 10 % of its height, measured, within not less than 10 min or more than 15 min after the time of impact.

4.3.2.3 Torsion of IR0, IR1 and IR2 TTB When tested in accordance with 5.6.4, the TTB mounting shall remain intact and the permanent (residual) angular deflection shall not exceed 5°.

The signs, plain surfaces or components of the external surface shall not be damaged or dislodged from their mountings.

4.3.3 Corrosion resistance The classes of corrosion shall conform to EN 12899-1:2007, 7.1.7 and Table 15. Hot-dipped steel components shall co

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