Posts Tagged ‘crash-rated gates’

3 Types of Automatic Gates for Your Commercial Property

Thursday, August 15th, 2019
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In this post, we will discuss three types of automatic gates that you can use to protect your commercial property.

Your property is only as secure as its perimeter’s weakest point. For many properties, that weak spot is the gate. Access control solutions are constantly evolving, and there is no excuse for leaving a perimeter open. All facilities with fences or other security barriers need to have secure gates to ensure the efficacy of their barriers. There are many types of gates that can be used for various applications, but automatic gates are some of the most popular. Often used to regulate vehicle traffic, automatic gates can make perimeter control easy and secure. In this post, we will discuss three types of automatic gates that you can use to protect your commercial property.

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Aluminum vs. Steel Security Gates: Which is Better?

Friday, March 17th, 2017
Steel Security Gates

Which is right for you: aluminum or steel security gates?

Choosing the right security gate is a crucial part of your perimeter security plan, whether you have a commercial or residential property. The two most popular materials for security gates are aluminum and steel. While both materials seem very similar, they have a lot of differences that can have an effect on how well they work for your perimeter security. (more…)

Crash-Rated Gates through Hercules High Security

Friday, August 21st, 2015

If you have high-security needs at your facility, your perimeter’s security is likely one of your top priorities. Your fencing and gates are your first line of fence against intruders, vehicle crashes, and other types of security breaches. You obviously never want a weak point in your perimeter, but at the same time, your official and authorized employees and visitors do need a way in and out. So how do you find a happy medium to keep intruders out and keep your authorized persons safe inside? Investing in a crash-rated gate from Hercules High Security is an excellent option.

Crash-Rated Gates

So how do you find a happy medium to keep intruders out and keep your authorized persons safe inside? Investing in a crash-rated gate from Hercules High Security is an excellent option.

What are Crash-Rated Gates?

Crash-rated gates are your solution to providing a safe and secure way in and out of your facility without leaving a weak point in your perimeter. They are made specifically to keep those without authorization from entering on foot, so intruders without clearance will no longer be on your list of concerns. In addition, and most importantly, crash-rated gates are specially designed to keep out vehicles and be able to hold up to impact should one crash into your perimeter. Depending on the K rating of your crash-rated gate, it may be able to stop vehicles traveling up to 50 miles per hour. One of the most common ways intruders will attempt to break into your facility is by crashing into a perimeter fence with their vehicle and typically attempt to target the gate, since it’s usually easier to break down. (more…)