New 18 inch DisposaCone offers high visibility day or night

Fully reflectorized and functional for many types of commercial and private needs, DisposaCone is lightweight, weather resistant and stores flat.

Snohomish, Wash., May 5, 2010—Vanguard ADA Systems, a Seattle firm that licenses a patented system it developed for the blind, has recently come up with an innovative way for contractors, police, medical personnel, public events organizers and others to have a convenient inexpensive barricade. Fully reflectorized and functional for many types of commercial and private needs, DisposaCone is lightweight, weather resistant and stores flat.

While the product has been commercially available in other sizes since 2008 due to consumer demand and design changes, the company has just introduced a much taller and more vibrant device through their website and distributors.

Jon Julnes, developer of DisposaCone, said, "We had enormous success with our previous 14 and 17 inch tall DisposaCones, but many law enforcement agencies and contractors told us 'if it isn't 18 inches tall, we can't use it,' so…we listened and adapted the product to obvious market demand."

Simple engineering changes were made to the product—one of the more important was finding a way to cause it to stay rigid in wind and rain. A simple crease running longitudinally allows it, when crimped, to strengthen the device in heavier weather. A video attesting to the same is on their website at DisposaCone.com. Thanks to two opposing adhesive tabs on the base, it adheres well to most dry hard surfaces.

Out of the box, DisposaCone's vibrant coated paper offers a much brighter surface to attract attention, beating out the familiar tar covered cones' almost every time. Perfect for clean rooms, hospitals, construction sites and other areas where high visibility is critical.

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