Glossary

Glossary


 

B

Boom Gate

A bar or pole pivoted to allow the boom to block vehicular access through a controlled point, usually in car parks.

 

D

Driveway Gate

A gate used specifically for driveways, usually leading to a garage

 

E

E-Lock

An electric lock (E-Lock) uses electrical currents to lock and open doors

 

F

Fence

A fence is a freestanding structure designed to restrict or prevent movement across a boundary

 

G

Gate Motor

An electric-powered motor specifically used to move gates for the purpose of opening and closing the gate

 

I

Industrial Gate

These types of gates are specifically for industrial locations providing high levels of security and durability. They are heavy-duty, usually sliding or swing gates.

 

M

Magnetic Lock

Utilises an electric current to lock/open a door via magnets

 

S

Security Fence

A wall or fence constructed to limit the movement of people across a certain line or border, or to separate two populations

 

S

Slide Gate

A steel gate that upon opening or closing slides on its bearings in edge guide slots

 

S

Swipe Card

A plastic card such as a credit card or ID card bearing magnetically encoded information that is read when the edge of the card is slid through an electronic device

 

W

Wrought Iron

Wrought iron is an iron alloy with a very low carbon content, in comparison to steel. It is usually used for residential and estate homes for its traditional look