Category Archives: Gate Operation

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 [...]

Solemyo and other Solar Panel Kits

Our Nice Solemyo Kit uses solar power to generate energy for your Gate Automation so it doesn’t need a mains supply. The Solemyo Kit can power Gate Automation, Garage Doors and Barrier Gates. The Kit is compatible with many of our Nice Automation Gate Kits. Benefits of using our Solemyo Solar Power: Installable anywhere Saves [...]

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 [...]

Cantilever Gate Systems for Sliding Gates

Cantilever Gate Systems are a sliding gate hardware made for metal gates which are designed for situations where the consumer needs a sliding gate but installing a ground track is not possible or desirable. Our Cantilever 9000 Series has its benefits in a number of ways: Ideal for security, traffic control or any other place [...]

Came Cordless Synchronised Intergrated Photocells

Our new range of Came DBC Photocells are something to definitely look out for. This new technology provides a greater area of sensitivity all around your gate so the use of your photocells are much more accurate and effective. The photocells consist of a receiver, transmitter and two repeaters and cause no interferences. The cordless [...]

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 [...]

Mobile gate openers – Open your gates from anywhere

Installing electric gates will help to increase the safety and security of your property. There are many different access control systems to enhance the security such as intercom systems, keypad entry and keyfobs. A quick and easy way to control who has access to your property is by using a GSM Access switch. A GSM [...]

What is an underground exit loop?

An exit loop is a loop of wire placed under the driveway and connected to a Loop Detector in the gates’ control box. When a vehicle drives over the loop, it is sensed by the Loop Detector which then opens the gate automatically. This obviates the need for you seeing visitors off the premises.

I need the gate to open 180 degrees so I can pull into my garage / space at the side.

Two solutions here: either purchase a GateMotors Blank Underground Gate Motor Kit with a 180-degree adaptor (this will need your gate mounted on the rear of the pillars so that each gate can hinge all the way back); or get your blacksmith to weld the leading edges of your swing gates (or get him to [...]