Absorb-M Crash Cushion Hire


RPM Hire has the Absorb-M crash cushions available for hire in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and Hobart.

The Absorb M crash cushion barrier can be deployed safely in narrow working spaces, without compromising safety. The uniquely designed crash cushion is only 67cm wide making the water filled barrier a suitable choice for narrow areas where road and interchangeable, workspaces are limited.

The ABSORB-M crash cushion system is the contractor’s choice for a work zone ready MASH TL-2 or TL-3 tested crash cushion. Note – Restricted to use in speed zones up to and including 60 km/h for the TL-2 model (2-Element) and 80km/h for the TL-3 model (3-Element).

Featuring quick installation with no ground anchoring, easy deployment/removal, and the shortest length in its class.  The crash cushion system utilizes nested elements to reduce inventory costs and a universal transition takes time and complexity out of installation. RPM hire have a team of experienced and trained equipment experts, we can hire, safely install and deliver crash cushions and a range of traffic management equipment straight to your worksite.

To hire the Absorb-M crash cushion, contact the RPM Hire team via our contact form or call now on 1300 479 570.

Key Features

  • Restricted to use in speed zones up to and including 80 km/h
  • Rapid deployment and retrieval
  • Universal transition
  • Narrow footprint
  • Can be deployed on almost any road surface
  • Shortest MASH TL-2 & TL-3 Tested non-redirective
  • Anchorless crash cushion, No ground anchoring required
  • Durable long-life parts
  • Approved for use in work zone locations
  • Restricted to use in speed zones up to and including 60 km/h for TL-2 model (2-Element)
  • Restricted to use in speed zones up to and including 80 km/h for TL-3 model (3-Element)


Classification MASH TL-2 MASH TL-3
Length 446 cm 639 cm
Width 67 cm 67 cm
Height 110 cm 110 cm
Element Weight Empty 81 kg 81 kg
Element Weight Full 1030 kg 1030 kg

The system is strong enough to be repositioned when filled with water by lifting each element from the integrated forklift port.

Yes, the ABSORB-M elements have no internal steel parts, the use of any approved anti-icing chemical is acceptable.

Absorb M Crash Cushion rental is a simple and easy process with RPM Hire, we focus on providing high quality road safety equipment and exceptional customer service. Contact the team online today to begin your crash cushion hire process.

RPM Hire operate throughout Victoria, New South Wales, QueenslandWestern Australia and Tasmania, but service Australia wide.

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Physical specifications

  • Interchangeable nested elements
  • Nose assembly
  • Exterior steel strapping
  • Steel mid nose
  • Lifting points
  • Universal transition
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