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What is a road tack dispensing system or spikes?

Deploying Tacks from Armormax

Tack dispensing system is one of the options offered by ARMORMAX® for bulletproof vehicles. We can equip your vehicle with road tack dispensing to increase your vehicle’s chances of safety and protection from dangerous circumstances.

So, you’ve probably seen those spy movies where one car pushes a button some things fall out and the vehicles following get their tires shredded, right? Well, that’s kind of what a road spikes system does.

Here’s the deal: a road spikes system, is a clever gadget we can install on your vehicle to help you avoid danger.  It’s like having a secret weapon to deal with someone chasing you.

How does it work?

Picture this: there’s a little box at the back of your vehicle, usually hidden from view. These can be deployed just by pushing a button on the dashboard. ARMORMAX® deploys this system in your vehicle in a way that tacks disperse remotely from behind the rear wheels of your vehicle to deflate the following vehicle.

Now, when a car drives over these spikes, it punctures the tires. That means the car can’t go very far without getting flat tires, which slows it down or stops it altogether. It’s like giving the bad guys a surprise they won’t forget!


So, next time you see a movie where the hero’s car gets stopped by some mysterious spikes, remember – it might sound like something out of Hollywood, but road spikes systems are real, and they’re pretty handy when you need to put the brakes on a fast getaway.



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Car spikes or tacks are the ultimate tire deflation devices used to swiftly and safely stop high-speed chases. ARMORMAX® installs a red toggle switch that is marked as “TACKS” inside your armored vehicle console. There is a protective shield present over the toggle that prevents accidental activation.

When you need to activate a road tack drop, just move the switch cover aside and toggle it. Within no time, your armored vehicle will drop all tacks loaded into the dispenser. The rate of roadway coverage will depend on the speed being driven as well as the roadway surface.

Spike strips can be placed on someone’s own property, but if they cause someone’s vehicle damage it will be your fault.

Spikes are effective but work best in tandem with other parts of a security system.

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