Tag Archives: Gate Safety

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. [...]

Safety comes first with all Gate Automation – GateMotors Safety+ Kits

We believe that all gate automation should be installed with safety in mind. With nearly all of our gate kits comes as standard, one pair of safety photocells. Photocells are a safety device and are sold as a pair. They are installed on either side of the driveway, on the inside or outside of the [...]

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 [...]

6 simple checks to ensure your gates are safe

Use this list of simple checks to ensure that your automatic gate is safe : Swing Gates Place a dustbin in the middle of the gate pathway where the gates close shut. The gate should not close when operated Place a dustbin where the gates will move to open out onto. The gates should not [...]

Wireless Intercom Systems

Intercom systems are an easy way to work with your electric gates to improve the safety and security of your property. They come in many different versions with many different options. One of the most popular intercom systems is a wireless system. This means there are no wires between the gate and the house, therefore [...]

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 [...]