Category Archives: Gate Motors

Why should I buy Gate Automation? Is it worth it?

At the back of some peoples minds there may be a thought lurking, ‘Do I really need this‘? Here at Gate Motors we have tried to supply you with as much relevant information as we can to help you decide whether Gate Automation is the right move for you. With many pictures and diagrams showing [...]

Benefits and Drawbacks of Hydraulic/Worm-drive Motors

Here at Gate Motors we only supply worm-driven motors. There are a number of reasons for this and here are the benefits and drawbacks of Hydraulic/Worm-drive Motors: Benefits of Hydraulic gate systems Hydraulics in general are more powerful than gear driven openers Hydraulics require less maintenance, all that is needed is to check the fluid [...]

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 [...]

Gate Automation for Sloping Driveways

If a driveway surface rises into the property, swing gates will need to be installed higher off the ground. This is so they do not go into the ground as they open. Unfortunately this comes with consequences such as an unsightly gap under the gate, and the centre stop would also need to be taller [...]

Underground Gate Motors

One of the most popular kinds of gate automation is the underground motor. Once correctly installed, there will be no apparent sign of the motor other than the lid of the foundation box, and the shoe that attaches to the bottom of the gate. This can help to increase the overall asthetics of your gates and [...]

New & Improved Control Boards Now Replacing Old

Recently at Gate Motors we have had an increasing amount of customer inquiries about the Q36 and Q37 A / S Control Boards. Due to the fact these boards are not being manufactured anymore, customers looking for replacements are being left slightly puzzled. To solve this issue we have listed those Control Panels that are [...]

Italian Gate Motors

All of the Gate Motors that we supply in our Gate Automation Kits are manufactured for us by one of the market leaders. The Gate Motors are produced to the highest of standards, with a top class finish and engineering that will last. These Gate Motors are not comparable with the cheap chinese imports that [...]

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 [...]

Proteco Spare Parts on Gate Motors

At Gate Motors we aim to supply the best motors at the widest range possible. We are the main distributor of Proteco in the UK and we want to supply the best and most efficient equipment possible. As we stock the full range of Protecto we can provide any spare parts that you need and [...]