Tag Archives: gate automation

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. [...]

Sliding Gate Automation Kits

Need to automate a sliding gate? We sell all different kinds of sliding gate kits which are suitable for both residential and industrial installations. Just need a standard opener? The kit MyStrike and MyRoller start from around £330 and can cope with gates of a small to large dimension depending on the model selected. The [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Our Gate Motors remote keyfob bundle offers

Here at Gate Motors we have exclusive deals on most of our remotes, including brands such as Proteco, MyGate, Mhouse, Nice, Came and FAAC. The deals are a worthwhile saving if you purchase either 3 or 5. You can view these offers on our website. If you have one of our own automation systems i.e [...]

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 [...]

Using BlueBus Technology in Gate Automation

Nice Automation is a provider of systems for automation and management of gates, garage doors and barrier gates for residential and industrial use. Nice present themselves as providing ease of use, aesthetic quality and safety. Many solutions which are now widespread were actually introduced by Nice and later used by other manufacturers. Firstly in 1993, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]