Gate Safety: Complying with the Machine Directive 2006

As a gate owner it your responsibility to ensure that your gates are well maintained, and meet the recognised safety requirements. In the unfortunate instance that an accident did occur then you could be liable for prosecution. When purchasing your gates, ensure that there is no more than 100mm gap present. This would be between [...]

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Finding the right Intercom system for you

When fitting your premises with access control there are lots of products on the market to choose from. Intercoms run separately to the gate system, but are connected into the control panel. Firstly you will need to decide whether you would be happy with a just an audio system. This will enable you to open [...]

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Swing or Sliding Gates… What Should You Choose?

Automated gates provide safety and security alongside convenience. A set of electric gates not only enhances the roadside appeal of your property, they provide property owners with a lot more security. They reduce the risk of intruders and unwanted guests — and in rural areas, they reduce the risk of animals straying onto land causing damage [...]

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A Buyers Guide to Wooden Gates

Wooden gates are beautiful and natural, here are a few things you need to consider before making your final decision: Standard wooden gates are usually 45mm thick. For this reason they are not the option to choose if you want automated gates. Wooden automated gates need to be 70mm thick to withstand the push and [...]

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