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Vehicle Detection

Vehicle Detection

Steve Jones 19/06/2018 0
 In gate automation and access control, there are two applications for vehicle detection – egress control to open and close gates, shutters and barriers as a vehicle approaches; and safety to prev...
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Gate Automation Safety Edge Guide

Gate Automation Safety Edge Guide

Steve Jones 31/05/2018 0
 Safety edges are used as the last line of defence in gate automation safety. If all other methods have failed and a moving gate hits a person or object, a safety edge at the point of contact should...
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The Real Reason Why A Gate Lock Should Be Included With Most Gate Automation Systems

The Real Reason Why A Gate Lock Should Be Included With Most Gate Automation Systems

Steve Jones 30/04/2018 0
 Gate motors are used to push and pull swing gates and sliding gates open and closed. The motors used with swing gates are often fixed to the gate close to the hinge, and the arms of underground m...
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What Are Gate Automation Photocells And What’s Their Function?

What Are Gate Automation Photocells And What’s Their Function?

Steve Jones 09/04/2018 0
Automatic gates open and close when instructed by a variety of methods. Remote transmitters are carried by gate owners to operate their gates at the push of a button on the remote. Access control syst...
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Linkcare's Gate Automation Chamber Of Horrors

Linkcare's Gate Automation Chamber Of Horrors

Steve Jones 13/03/2018 0
 When it comes to installing gate automation, there are many things it is advisable not to do. Safety issues have to be considered, and the installation needs to be capable of dealing with the speci...
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Can I Install And Automate My Own Gates?

Can I Install And Automate My Own Gates?

Steve Jones 22/02/2018 0
Automatic electric gates are becoming more and more popular every day. They are a status symbol, they add some security to your home and they help protect children and pets by preventing them runnin...
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Why Safety Edges Shouldn’t Be The First Choice For Safe Gates

Why Safety Edges Shouldn’t Be The First Choice For Safe Gates

Steve Jones 29/06/2017 0
 Safety edges are often touted as the best solution for gate safety. After all, what could be better than stopping and reversing a gate when it comes into contact with an obstacle? But what if...
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Who Can Install Electric Gates?

Who Can Install Electric Gates?

Steve Jones 06/04/2017 3
 Who Can Install Electric gates? The world of electric gate automation and installation is not regulated. Anyone can legally install electric gates. But when they are not installed correctly, ...
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Looking After Automatic Gates Affected By Weather

Looking After Automatic Gates Affected By Weather

Steve Jones 20/03/2017 0
 For owners of automatic gates, regular servicing should be part of their maintenance schedule to keep gates working as effectively as possible.All owners can give their gates a regular check to...
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Automatic Electric Gates and Public Places

Automatic Electric Gates and Public Places

Steve Jones 24/02/2017 0
The installation of electric gates that are as safe as possible is dependent on many factors. Key considerations include how the gates will be used and by whom.The owners of electric gates install...
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What Makes An Automated Gate Safe?

What Makes An Automated Gate Safe?

Steve Jones 20/01/2017 0
 Badly designed and installed electric swing gates and sliding gates have caused significant injuries and even death. As the UK's gate automation industry is unregulated, it is important to unders...
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Improving Gate Safety

Improving Gate Safety

Steve Jones 18/07/2016 0
 Improving the safety of automated gate installations Installing automated gates can increase security and peace of mind for the homeowner, but the safety of the property owners, visitors, ped...
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The Ten Most Common And Easily Avoided Electric Gate Installation Issues

The Ten Most Common And Easily Avoided Electric Gate Installation Issues

Steve Jones 07/07/2016 0
1) Make sure they workAny gate to be automated must work properly as a manual gate.  Automation will not overcome problems with an incorrectly installed gate.2) Gates on slopesAvoid fitting ga...
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