Category Archives: Electric Gate Safety

Nice, Came and other brands now listed

Over the past few weeks, we have had a chance to list many new and exciting products to our website, to benefit you as our customers. These mainly include the brands Nice and Came Automation. Our Came Above Ground Motors for example provide excellent swing automation from a reliable and trusted company to us. There are [...]

Risk Assessment for Swing Gates

Before you go ahead with Gate Automation there are a few factors you need to consider before making your purchase. Check that the gate structure is suitable for automation by the following: Referring to the documentation of the gate manufacturer Structural tests or calculations, if you click on our Risk Assessment For Swing Gates you will [...]

What is there to alert me that my gate is in operation?

The purpose of flashing gate signal lights are simple but effective. They are a great attraction to let people know when the gate is in use at the very time that it is. It can be a sign for children to not touch or go near the gate when this flashing light is on for [...]

What safety features are included in the Gate Kits?

Every GateMotors gate automation kit comes with a set of  Safety Photocells as standard. This consists of a transmitter and a receiver.  Safety Photocells are designed to improve the safety of your gates, an infra red beam is transmitted between them and if this beam is broken the gates will not operate in case they [...]

What are Safety Photocells on Gate Systems?

Included in your electric gate automation kit is a pair of Safety Photocells.  This consists of a transmitter and a receiver. Safety Photocells are designed to improve the safety of your gates, an infra red beam is transmitted between them and if this beam is broken the gates will not operate in case they come [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Gate Automation Safety – Crush Zones

An important part of designing an Automatic Gate System is the consideration of Gate Safety. Electric Gates are a popular addition to many properties, but few people realise that they are installing a piece of equipment classed as a machine. If not installed correctly by a professional the system has the potential to cause serious [...]