December 02 2014 Tuesday at 10:56 PM

Solutions for Success: Retracta-Cade Revolutionizes Crowd Control and Safety Management

Recently, we announced the release of two new product lines from our manufacturer, Visiontron.  One of the product lines is Visiontron's improved rendition of a classic steel barricade and the other new product line is a complete "game changer" in the way organizations will handle safety and crowd control management.  The Retracta-Cade showcases an entirely unique style and functionality that has not been seen before in any crowd control device(s).  The look of the barricade is like none ever seen in the crowd control and safety industries, and its performance in the field is unrivaled by any other solution.  The Retracta-Cade is truly revolutionary and will improve your organization's overall efficiency and effectiveness, and ultimately provide you with better results for crowd control and safety management.

Visiontron Retracta-Cade | Advanced Stanchions


To say that Visiontron and our Stanchion Team is excited about this product is a grave understatement.  For over 60 years, Visiontron has proven its ability to innovate and manufacture revolutionary product lines with its Retracta-Belt series, Signage Boards, and many more.  The Retracta-Cade, although considered a barricade for lack of other comparison in the industry, is an entirely new product.  Here are the key features about the Retracta-Cade that make it unique and make it a "must-have" for your crowd control and safety needs:

1. Simple to Use. Easy to Deploy.

Visiontron Retracta-Cade | Advanced Stanchions


The Retracta-Cade system is fully retractable and portable, allowing for easy transportation and storage.  Each unit weighs about 37 lbs, making it light enough for one person to carry, but durable enough to provide an effective, controlled solution to your barrier needs.  You can adjust the length from between 4' and 10' and, in a matter of seconds, you can retract the unit to 4' x 1' x 8".  The legs deploy easily with a simple hand lever and lock into place, automatically locking when you fold up the unit and serving as a carrying handle.  All of this makes the Retracta-Cade ideal for quick transportation in the trunk of a squad car, back seat of a fire department vehicle, or in the back of a construction truck.  If you are setting up for a concert or outdoor event, the quick deployment and clean up will dramatically reduce the time spent setting up wooden saw horses or even stanchions to block off crowds and/or lines.


2. Vivid Messaging Available

Stock Message Inserts for Visiontron Retracta-Cade | Advanced Stanchions  Stock Message Inserts for Visiontron Retracta-Cade | Advanced Stanchions

 To make a bolder statement for your crowd control and safety needs, interchangeable inserts are available.  These are easy to change out and help fit your general or specific application.  We provide ready to print Stock and Non-Stock Sign options for general purposes, but we can also custom print any logo or message you may want for your particular application(s).  


3. LED Lights Provide Added Caution

LED Light Kit for Visiontron Retracta-Cade | Advanced Stanchions  LED Light Kit for Visiontron Retracta-Cade | Advanced Stanchions


Unlike most standard stanchions and barricades that do not provide solutions for night time usage, the Retracta-Cade product line offers these LED Light Kits for an easy-to-install solution for night time events or applications.  Each kit contains six LED Lights, available in numerous colors, six Retracta-Cade adapters, carrying case, wall charger, and car charger.  This kit gives you the flexibility to take your Retracta-Cades with you on the road or for any job and not have to worry about losing efficient, effective safety.


4. Reduce Costs Compared to Industry Standard Products

As we have mentioned, the Retracta-Cade is a one of a kind product, with truly nothing to which one can directly compare it.  For the most part, organizations are currently using Wood Saw Horses and "French" Barriers (or bike rack barricades) to enforce safety and crowd control for outdoor events or safety applications.  As with many products, these other "solutions" are readily available to varying degrees of quality from many providers.  Many imported products offer low up-front costs; however, the long-term effects of purchasing these other options is truly detrimental to your organization's long term success.


The flyer to which we have included a link above (and here) provides great insight into the differences between the Retracta-Cade and some of these other industry standard options.  The main long-term advantages of the Retracta-Cade compared to these inferior "solutions" are: Less warehousing space required, less maintenance required, easier transportation, and less setup/breakdown labor required.  Overall, these advantages create a much more long-term, cost effective solution for your organization.

Our Stanchion Team is truly excited to be providing this product line.  If you would like more information about this product or would like to compare what you are currently using, please contact us at (844) 831-8400 or email us at  

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