Hydraulic to Electric RetroFit


Electromechanical Hydraulic Actuator Conversions

K12 Defense has taken an innovative, cutting edge approach to the problems associated with hydraulic pop-up and beam barriers. Our state-of-the-art electro-mechanical (EM) system decreases downtime due to hydraulic failures and will cut maintenance costs by as much as 80%. Our EM system is also more environmentally safe. Most barriers can be converted to this system with very little conversion downtime.  Imagine not having to clean up after your hydraulic barrier ever again! No more EPA compliance. No need to store hydraulic oil or bags of kitty litter. These are just a few of the benefits of converting your existing barrier to electric with K12 Defense Consultants Electro Mechanical barrier conversion system. Talk to a K12 Team member today! Call (480) 898-1272.

Barriers and Gates - Retrofit

Gate retrofit

Drop arm retrofit


  • Eliminates hydraulic fluid
  • Eliminates hydraulic component failures
  • Emergency EFO deployment time
  • No limit switches
  • Performance not affected by temperature
  • Tamper-proof/fail safe mechanical brake
  • Substantial energy savings over hydraulics
  • Extended life of barrier due to fully controlled actuation
  • Greatly reduced maintenance costs
  • Ideal for most barrier applications
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Date-stamped cycle counter