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Automatic bi-folding speed gates are fast acting security gates designed to provide a high degree of security. The gates are available in a wide range of styles to complement both contemporary and traditional architectural designs. They are custom made to match a company's specific requirements.

Tracked and trackless models are also available. Compliant with BS EN 13849.

A choice of automation available with Frontier Pitts own designed and manufactured actuators depending on the size of the gate: Gate back Actuators (hydraulic), Dutyman Actuators (electro-mechanical) and underground Trojan Actuators (hydraulic). Heavy duty rams with PLC controlled slowdown to ensure quick and safe operation. 100% duty rated.


Designed for controlling vehicle access in applications such as factories and commercial premises, banks, embassies, warehouses and distribution centres, hospitals, airports and transport terminals.

Standard product features


Shotblasted, hot zinc sprayed, primed and finished with a final coat of polyurethane paint to a BS or RAL number. This process provides a 20-year corrosion protection system for exterior, industrial polluted inland sites to BS 5493.

Operational speed:

Drive dependent. Contact manufacturer for details.



  • Height: 2400/4500 mm (standard/ maximum).
  • Length: Available up to 10 000 mm.

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45-25-35/303 Carbon steel gates

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Frontier Pitts Ltd


+44 (0)1293 548301

Product reference

Bi-folding Speed Gates

 - Size (h x l):
[ ______ ]


[ ______ ]


 - Type:
[Automatic; electro-mechanical, bottom track]
[Automatic; electro-mechanical, overhead track]
[Automatic; electro-mechanical, trackless]
[Automatic; hydraulic, bottom track]
[Automatic; hydraulic, overhead track]
[Automatic; hydraulic, trackless]
 - Actuation/ Safety:
[Not applicable]
For manual operation.
[Audible alarms]
[Dutyman actuators (electro-mechanical)]
[Flashing beacons]
[Gate back actuators (hydraulic)]
[Induction loop/ Vehicle detector loop system]
[Manual release valve]
[Pedestrian guard rail, 2000 mm high]
To prevent the gate closing on a person or vehicle.
[Safety edge]
[Safety photocell]
[Surface mount trojan actuators (hydraulic)]
[Traffic light system]
[Ultrasonic sensors]
[Underground trojan actuators (hydraulic)]

Access control

[ANPR - Automatic number plate recognition]
[Audio intercom]
[Digital keypad]
[GSM intercom]
[HMI - Human machine interface]
[Push buttons]
[VHF Radio control system]


 - Guide:
[Overhead Gantry (Trackless)]
[Underground track]
 - Infill:
[Bar and Weldmesh Infill]
[Perforated steel sheet]
[Wooden cladded gate]
 - Top protection:
[Not required]
[Anti-climb rotating strip]
[Anti-climb serrated edges]


[100 mm diameter red/ green LED traffic light head with monitored safety circuit]
[Biodegradable oil]
[Control pedestal - dual height]
[Control pedestal - HGV height]
[Control pedestal - standard height]
[Hydraulic oil]
[Locking bolt]

Manufacturer details

Crompton House,
Crompton Way,
Manor Royal Industrial Estate,
West Sussex, RH10 9QZ
Tel +44 (0)1293 548301
Fax +44 (0)1293 560650
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