Retracta-Cade® Crowd Control Barrier Features

A retired New York Police Department Lieutenant developed the Retracta-Cade crowd control barrier so first responders could have a safety barricade immediately available, one that’s easy to transport in patrol cars and inexpensive to store. Watch the video to see Retracta-Cade features, uses, and options in action.

Heavy-Duty Construction:
  • The Retracta-Cade is made in America: manufactured from rust-proof anodized aluminum and HDPE impact-resistant plastic, and designed to withstand heavy use and the outdoor elements.
  • Heavy-duty 37 lb. barricade: substantial enough to provide a secure barrier and remain stable, yet light enough to carry. Measures 10′ L x 2’8″ D x 3’5″ H when fully extended.
  • Folds to less than half its size: retracts to 4′ L x 8″ D x 1′ H for easy transportation in car trunks and vans.
  • Legs deploy easily: with a simple, over-sized, easy-release hand lever that can be activated even when wearing thick gloves. Legs automatically lock into place when fully extended.
  • Extensions pull out in seconds: using the attached carabiners. Extensions lock into place at two locations on each side. The overall length can adjust from 4′ to 10′.
  • Extensions feature engraved grooved stripes: on both sides, which cannot wear off over time.
  • Threaded locking carabiners: at each end secure the connection between barriers. Carabiners rotate 180 degrees so the Retracta-Cade panels can be pulled out on an angle or uphill, allowing for various barrier configurations. When not used, the carabiners lock flush into place on the sides of the end caps.
  • Three ways to carry: One person can easily transport the Retracta-Cade by either using the built-in carrying handles on both sides, holding the unit from the top with one or both hands, or using the folded legs as a handle while the unit is upside down.
  • Rubber floor protectors: affix to the bottom of each leg.

Sleek & Efficient Design:

Standard Display Packages:

  • Red with white stripes
  • Blue with white stripes
  • Yellow with black stripes

Additional Design Options (for details, click here):

  • Changeable signage allows the Retracta-Cade to be used for any specialized application (ie: CAUTION – OVERHEAD CONSTRUCTION ZONE, DWI CHECKPOINT, etc.)
  • Retracta-Cade Light Kits offer for more visibility, are rechargeable and double as road flares
  • Reflective decals make the Retracta-Cade more visible at night.
  • Property ID Tagging indications unit ownership.
  • Silkscreen printing on the unit face displays a permanent message that can be covered with signage when needed in different situations.

Money-Saving Compact Storage:
  • Retracta-Cade crowd control barriers stack atop each other: so large quantities store efficiently in an office or warehouse space. Sixteen units store in a 4′ x 4′ x 4′ area.
  • Smart self-aligning nesting design prevents the stacked units from falling over while in storage.

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