Gate Control Board Checks and Maintenance – Sealing Cable Glands

One very worthwhile check with electronics and gate automation is making sure cable glands for the wiring are properly sealed. If you have a look at the picture below you will see an example of one not properly sealed:

By keeping it sealed you stop any slugs or insects crawling across the control board and shorting the components. If this were to happen it could lead to damage on the board and possible halting of gate operation.

This is an example picture sent in by one of our customers who is using our Proteco Simply system.

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