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Gate installation safety

Making your gate is safe involves a combination of elements; correct installation, correct wiring and installing integrated safety systems. Included in our gate automation systems is a set of safety photocells. These transmit an infra red beam from a transmitter to a receiver, if this beam is broken then the gates will not close. Electric [...]

Electric Gates the options available to you

There are two main types of Electric Gate Automation: swing systems and sliding systems. The swing gate systems from GateMotors use either electro-mechanical rams that work on a worm drive to automate the gates; these are fitted above ground to the back of the gate. Or our underground swing gate system uses an electro-mechanical motor [...]

Securing your property with Automated Gates

The addition of Electric Gates to you property ensures that you can control who has access to your property. They also provide a sense of safety and security. Whether you decide to use Swing Gates or Sliding Gates, remote access control means that entry can be controlled to who you want and when you want. [...]

Choosing the right Electric Gate Motors

If you’re just starting out on your Gate Automation project you may think that all motors are the same, well they’re not! It makes sense to avoid expensive mistakes and get your installation right first time. We would recommend that you limit your search to Italian Gate Motors, they’re the market leaders and have years [...]

Farm Gate & 5 Bar Gate Automation

Not all Gate Motors are installed into domestic or residential installations, there are plenty of commercial applications of Electric Gates that have a requirement for gate automation systems, farming being one of them. Gated entry is a necessity for farming and although it may not be financially viable for all gates to be automated there [...]

5 things to consider with Electric Gates

1. Geometry :  This could bring back bad memories of school maths but for swing gates the geometry of your particular installation will be very important as this will help decide which type of Gate Motor you will require. 2. Installation :  Getting the motors and gates installed should not be beyond the abilities of [...]

Avoiding gate crush with Gate Safety Edges

If you are looking to install an Automated Gate System then one of your first considerations should be be safety. Electric Gates are often driven by powerful Gate Motors that work under resistance and should always have some form of system to cut out the motor in the event of an emergency. If a risk [...]