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Dam Barriers
Chinook barriers are performance proven. Designed to be used in the most severe environments, they outperform all the competition.

Made of marine grade aluminum shells and filled with US Coast Guard approved polyurethane foam, Chinook Barriers will provide years of trouble free use.
DamBarrier
(Hoover Dam installation)

Options

  • Dampening weights
  • Stainless hardware
  • 5086 Saltwater Aluminum Shell
  • Signs
  • Orange Warning Stakes
  • Reflective Warning Tape
  • Flashing Beacons
  • Boat Entry Gates
  • Fencing
  • Custom Sizes
  • Custom Designs
  • Addition of Customer Specific Hardware
  • Safety Rail

Advantages

  • Tough foam filled aluminum barriers will not rust, waterlog or sink, even if punctured or damaged.
  • Self-righting, high visibility barriers will not roll like logs.
  • Can be customized with the addition of signs, lights, fences, boating gates, or other additions the end user may require.
  • Public acceptance has been outstanding and the installed systems have all been complemented, they are not considered an eye sore.
  • Provide radar return in navigable waterways.
  • Positive barrier to jet skis.
  • Will hold up to the harshest environments including freezing.
  • Practically Maintenance free over extended periods.
  • Not affected by UV rays, freezing, or laying on the bank during low water conditions



Dam Barrier Fact Sheet

  • Skin: 0.125” 5000 series Marine aluminum
  • Top Skin: 0.125” 5052 Marine aluminum
  • Ends: 0.250” 5000 series Marine aluminum
  • Attaching Brackets: 6061 Structural aluminum
  • Ballast Weight: 6061 Structural aluminum
  • Foam Filling: 2 pound density Coast Guard approved polyurethane
  • Attaching Hardware: Hot dipped galvanized steel
  • Attaching Chain: Galvanized proof coil
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Parts & Installation
Chinook Dam Barriers
Partial Installation at Blue Mesa Lifting
jig to assist uphill pull.
Chinook Dam Barriers
Lifting jig to assist uphill pull.
Chinook Dam Barriers
Pulling barriers uphill using
12 volt boat
Chinook Dam Barriers
Attaching hardware with shock
weight attached.
Chinook Dam Barriers
Assembly of gate floats on shore
before launching.
Chinook Dam Barriers
Gate assembly without gate
boom during installation.

Metalite has 20 years of experience satisfying individual customers as well as large commercial and government projects involving multi-pontoons barrier systems. These products are all designed and fabricated in the Northwest.

Call us today. 208-755-4179
Full line of accessories including piling rings, safety cleats and bumpers.
We will help you design and plan your dock according to your needs and with a budget in mind.