Choosing the Right Gate Opener

Commercial Gate Opener

Choosing the Right Gate Opener

When it comes to choosing a commercial gate opener and associated controls, there are a few things you’ll want to keep in mind:

  1. Consider the size and weight of the gate. You’ll need an opener that can handle the weight and size of your entrance.
  2. Think about the frequency of use. If your gate is going to be opened and closed several times per day, you’ll need a more durable opener than if it’s only used occasionally.
  3. Consider any features or requirements you may need, such as remote access, battery backup, an app, telephone entry, and video entry.

With these factors in mind, our team will be able to help select the best openers for you and your business. Here are the types of commercial gate openers Wayne Garage Door offers:

Swing Gate Opener

There are a few different types of commercial gate openers, but the most common is the swing gate opener. This opener is designed for gates that open outward, away from the property. They are typically used in businesses and other commercial settings; swing gate openers are usually made of heavy-duty materials like steel or aluminum and can be operated manually or automatically. Automatic swing gate openers offer the convenience of not having to get out of your car to open the gate.

Typically used in various residential, commercial, industrial, and institutional settings, swing gates can be installed as driveway gates. Swing gate openers can be customized to meet the specific needs of any application.

Rember when choosing a swing gate opener, it’s essential to consider the size and weight of the gate, as well as the amount of traffic that will be using it.

Barrier Gate Opener

Barrier gate openers are designed to provide a barrier to entry and lane control to your businesses and other commercial properties. They’re made with heavy-duty materials that can withstand years of use and offer a wide range of features that can be customized to your specific needs. Barrier gate openers are ideal for high-traffic areas and can help manage traffic flow safely and efficiently.

When choosing a barrier gate opener, you’ll also want to think about the type of traffic that will be using the gates and any special features you may need, such as remote access, wireless connectivity, lighted arms, or associated control options.

Slide Opener

When you need to maximize your gate’s performance but you have minimal space, a slide gate opener is a great option.  With two main types of slide gate openers: chain-driven and gear-driven, chain-driven units are the most common type of openers.

Slide gate openers are used in various settings, including residential and commercial properties. Slide gate openers can also control access to a parking garage or other restricted area.

Choosing an opener with features that meet the property’s specific needs is also essential. Other features that may be desirable include remote control operation, timer functions, and entrapment sensors. It is also essential to have the opener installed by a professional to ensure that the opener is aligned correctly and that all the necessary safety features are in place. Improper installation can lead to damage to the opener or the gate and can even cause injuries.

Pivot Gate Opener

Pivot gates withstand the harshest conditions and require almost no maintenance making Pivot gate openers a reliable and durable option for commercial and industrial settings. A Pivot gate opener is attached to a permanent stationary object, like a pad of concrete, and moves the gate vertically at a pivot point.  

Pivot gate openers are a great option to increase security and control traffic flow at Military bases, airports, storage facilities, power plants, government agencies, etc. When choosing a Pivot gate opener, it’s important to consider the size, curb and drive slope of the gate in addition to how often the gate will be used.

Wayne Garage Door

Wayne Garage Door is a trusted name in commercial garage door opener sales. Our experienced team can help you select the suitable opener for your needs and budget, and we offer a wide variety of models to choose from. In addition, Wayne products are known for their quality and durability, so you can rest assured that your new opener will provide years of trouble-free service. Contact us today at 330-343-6679 or scroll through our website to learn more about our selection of Wayne garage door openers!

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