Tag Archives: Gate Motors

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 [...]

Do I need Gate Stops for my installation?

Gate Stops are an essential part of any automatic gate installation. Our gate motors are programmed to work on resistance; this means that they need to feel resistance to know that they are fully open or fully closed. The electric gates opening systems are fully customisable, so you can tell the gates exactly how far [...]

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 [...]

What if I am delayed and the gates start to close before I am through the entrance?

Included in each GateMotors kit is a pair of Safety Photocells that are normally mounted on each gatepost and project a beam across the entrance. If your car or any object (e.g. child or pet) breaks this beam the gate will either not move, or if it has already started to close, stop moving then [...]

Can the gates be opened from the warmth and security of my car?

Yes, of course! All GateMotors electric gate motor kits are designed to be opened via a small push-button key fob sized radio transmitter. This sends a coded radio signal to a radio receiver integrated into the gates’ control unit. Each kit is supplied with two transmitters; extra transmitters are available from our Electric Gate Accessories [...]

What is an Gate Intercom System?

A Gate Intercom System lets you control who has access to your property, they work with our gate automation kits for your ease and security. There are several things to consider when choosing an Intercom System for your electric gates: Do you want a wired or wireless Intercom System? Do you want an audio or [...]

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 [...]

Farm Gate & 5 Bar Gate Automation

Not all Gate Motors are installed into domestic or residential installations, there are plenty of commercial applications of Electric Gates that have a requirement for gate automation systems, farming being one of them. Gated entry is a necessity for farming and although it may not be financially viable for all gates to be automated there [...]

Avoiding gate crush with Gate Safety Edges

If you are looking to install an Automated Gate System then one of your first considerations should be be safety. Electric Gates are often driven by powerful Gate Motors that work under resistance and should always have some form of system to cut out the motor in the event of an emergency. If a risk [...]

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 [...]