Category Archives: Installation Tips

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 – [...]

Hydraulic Motors Vs Electromechanical

We currently only sell electromechanical gate automation systems. You can read below the differences and advantages/disadvantages for both, and why electromechanical is overall better:   Hydraulic is known to be cheaper because they use fluid which acts as a “gearing” medium allowing them to use smaller, high speed motors. Electromechanical however has risen in popularity [...]

New Nice Inti range of remotes

Nice have just brought out a new range of remotes called Inti! The remotes replace the FloR range and come in six different colours. Click on Nice Inti Remote to purchase and read about the new range.   Nice have also brought out a universal kit which includes three of the Inti remotes and a [...]

Obstacle Detection for Gate Automation

The most common type of obstacle detection used with gate automation is amperometric sensitivity. Amperometry in chemistry and biochemistry is detection of ions in a solution based on electric current or changes in electric current. Obstacle detection is designed to keep users accessing the automated gate safe. It is recommended for commercial installations and anywhere [...]

Gate Automation Obstacle Detection – Came Obstacle Detection

Came 24v automation systems use amperometric sensitivity. Definition: Amperometry in chemistry and biochemistry is detection of ions in a solution based on electric current or changes in electric current.   Amperometric sensitivity: the level of gearmotor sensitivity in the face of obstacles during operation.   The following information is relative to the ZLJ24 control board [...]

The new Proteco MyGate automation

Proteco have just updated their range of automation kits and have more features than they did before. They have changed the names of each as well, the Kit MyAster, Kit MyHook, Kit MyFlow, Kit MyShark, Kit MyRoller, Kit MyStrike all have the new Q71 control boards which include an obstacle detection feature. This means that [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]