Category Archives: Gate Motors

Sliding Gate Hardware – What You Need For an Automated Sliding Gate

Before you automate a sliding gate you will need to make sure it has got certain Sliding Gate Hardware in place. This will include materials to make sure it can move back and forth. We can supply you with track which will be fixed to the ground which the wheels will move across. The Galvanized [...]

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 [...]

Our new range of FAAC Gate Automation

To gather a wider range of automation to suit all types of gates we come across, we have listed a range by FAAC, including the kits as well as just the motors. FAAC is known for its extensive range of high quality products and innovative manufacturing techniques and produce very powerful electro-mechanical motors suitable for [...]

New gate automation kit instruction guides up on GateMotors

Here at GateMotors we have tried to help even more with providing hassle-free installations for our customers by re-writing the instruction guides for the Proteco brand of automation. The new instruction guides are fully comprehensive including the installation guides for the kits, and guides specific to the programming of the control boards. These PDFs are [...]

New Mhouse range of Sliding Gate Automation

Our Mhouse range of sliding gate automation can be suitable for small and light gates to large and heavy. Starting off with the Mhouse SL1 Sliding Gate Kit, it will cope with a maximum weight of 350kg and a maximum width of 5m. It comes with colour coded terminals on the control unit, using ECSBus [...]

New Mhouse range of Articulated Arm Gate Automation

Continuing the new range of Mhouse, which is particularly beneficial over other automation due to its user-friendly instructions, simplified installation and fast opening times, there are many articulated armed kits great for double gates. Articulated arms are particularly useful when you have deep posts or pillars and need to mount the motor slightly away from [...]

New Mhouse range – Linear Arm Gate Automation

We have extended our range even further here at GateMotors, now introducing the new ‘Mhouse range’. This range stands out from the rest due to a few reasons. Firstly, fitting gate automation is obviously a process where it is recommended you follow our instruction guide(s). We have tried to make this even easier as one [...]

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. [...]

Need a replacement Gate Motor?

Refurbished replacement motors are available to purchase at a 10% discount. These motors have been thoroughly tested and inspected to make sure they are 100% satisfactory. We also have complete kits with the refurbished motors which will be discounted also at 10%. These include models such as the Ace, Aster, Blank, Diamond, Leader, Shark and [...]

Wind Load on Swing Gates

Wind is always a factor which needs to be taken seriously for anyone purchasing a swing gate kit. It is always advised that you buy a motor more powerful (if only slightly) so you take into consideration things like the weight of tracks, hinges or wind load. A gate should not apply more than 400 [...]