Landscape Contractor / Design Build Maintain

JAN 2016

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Right: D&D Technologies MagnaLatch® ALERT models are used for safety gates around swimming pools, childcare centers, schools, homes or wherever child safety is critical. It offers dual electronic warnings, bright, flashing LED lights, and an audible alarm that sounds if a gate is opened or left unlatched. Below: From simple stand-alone keypads to fully loaded systems including access control software, these keypads from Linear Gate Access do not require any additional control wiring or a computer. Built in cameras are also available as an added option. January 2016 21 AutoGate is a leading manufacturer of UL-325 listed vertical pivot gate op- erators. These are appropriate in almost any application where vehicles and/or pedestrians need to be controlled. The gates are custom manufactured to meet specifications and are available in lengths to 20 feet (steel) or 24 feet (aluminum). The fabrication process uses a solid weld technique. Security Gates Walpole Woodworkers gates are offered in a wide range of styles from classic to contemporary, simple to ornate. The company can also custom design a security gate to the architecture or landscape of a home. Many wood and vinyl gates have reinforced steel frames to prevent sagging. They have steel core pillars, and are ready to be fitted with automatic gate openers. Tuf-Guard® pre-hung security gates are engineered to meet the high qual- ity material and construction standards required for today's perimeter security projects. Designed with heavy-duty 14-gauge galvanized steel frames and 12-gauge gate posts, these pre-hung pedestrian gates can be used independently, or combined with any of the manufacturer's steel fencing options. Gate Openers and Latches Getting residents, employees, and visitors in and out with ease, security, and safety requires the right hardware, the right software, and the right accessories. Keypads come in many models including some with access control software and even built-in cameras. There are also keypads available that can be installed without additional control wiring. There are gate latches designed specifically to keep children safe. One is the MagnaLatch® ALERT from D&D Technologies. It comes in a top pull model, which is de- signed for use on gates around swimming pools, childcare centers, schools, and the like. Verti- cal pull and side pull models are available for less critical situations. All feature dual electronic warnings: bright, flashing LED lights, and an audible alarm to warn of a gate being opened or left unlatched. Some models have a key-lockable option. DBM LC Below: This shows a Walpole Woodworkers security gate. Viking's newly redesigned G-5™ allows for a maximum gate capacity of 2,000 lbs., 135 degrees of travel and 100 percent duty cycle operation. security-gates.aspx Above: From residential to commercial, AutoGate has a variety of operators to fit different gate systems. Units run on either AC or DC. The DC units have built-in battery backup. The linear units attach to your current gate. Custom fabrication is also available. g G a t e O p e r a t o r _ _ g

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