Category Archives: Photocells

Photocells are important!

As we have heard from recent news, electric gates can be a lethal weapon if not installed and set up correctly. Kanye West has just witnessed his £500,000 car get crushed by electric swing gates. You can read more about the article by clicking on Kanye West’s £500K Lamborghini crushed by Kim Kardashian’s electric gates. [...]

Safety comes first with all Gate Automation – GateMotors Safety+ Kits

We believe that all gate automation should be installed with safety in mind. With nearly all of our gate kits comes as standard, one pair of safety photocells. Photocells are a safety device and are sold as a pair. They are installed on either side of the driveway, on the inside or outside of the [...]

Maintaining your gate motors/automation during the winter

In periods of Cold weather, like a car, your motors may have trouble starting up from a stationary position. Below are some hints and general tips for promoting ongoing happy life of the automation:   1) Increase the torque level by at least 2 to 3 levels to what you see on the parameter – [...]

BFT Gate Parts / Spares for Gate Automation

The BFT brand of automation have many different motors to suit swing gates and sliding gates. We can supply all sorts of replacement spare parts for existing BFT setups such as BFT Control Boards & Receivers, BFT Remote Key Fobs, BFT Swing and Sliding Gate Motors, BFT Photocells. If you can’t find what you’re after [...]

Nice/Mhouse Gate Automation Spares and Replacement Parts

With very popular brands of automation such as Nice and Mhouse we do get customers from time to time needing replacement spares or parts. We sell a wide range of automation parts from Nice such as Nice Gate Motors, Nice Control Boards and Receivers, Nice Remote Key Fobs, Nice Photocells. Also see Mhouse Remote Key [...]

FAAC Replacement Parts – Spare FAAC Gate Parts

If you’re looking for certain FAAC spares then we are able to offer a wide range of FAAC products on our website, and if you can’t find what you’re after then we should still be able to get hold of it. If one of your existing parts has gone faulty then look no further. A [...]

Came Spares & Replacement Parts – Came Gate Automation

Looking for replacement spare parts for a Came product? If you have a kit already in place and maybe you’ve discovered a broken part, then rather having to buy the whole kit again we should be able to provide you with replacements/spares. We can supply Came replacement motors, Came remotes, Came control units, Came receivers, [...]

Our new range of BFT Automation

We have finally got round to adding various motors, accessories and spare parts for BFT Automation. We haven’t actually got any of the kits so it is mainly aimed at people looking for replacement or additional parts for their existing BFT gate kit. To start off with, our range of BFT Gate Motors has a [...]

6 simple checks to ensure your gates are safe

Use this list of simple checks to ensure that your automatic gate is safe : Swing Gates Place a dustbin in the middle of the gate pathway where the gates close shut. The gate should not close when operated Place a dustbin where the gates will move to open out onto. The gates should not [...]

Came Photocells as a Gate Switch – Alternate vehicle loop detector

For those of you out there that regularly have cars coming in and out of your property you may be interested in an alternative to a vehicle loop detector. Vehicle loop detectors allow you to open your gate just by driving up to it, but it requires installation underground which may not suit absolutely everyone. [...]