Automatic Gate Safety

Automatic gate safety is important when installing an automated door opener in your facility. One of the first things you'll want to look for as a customer is to see if the gate operator or gate opener complies with the automatic gate safety UL 325 and F2200 standards. These stamps of approval on your gate opener ensure your gate meets or exceeds the requirements for your product's safety analysis. This is the first thing you should look for when evaluating automatic gate safety.


The next few suggestions for optimizing automatic gate safety are to follow a few simple guidelines. Briefly, these are to stand clear and place your operator at least 10 feet away from your gate, do not stand near or hang on your gate or gate opener during its operation as this could result in severe bodily injury. Next, look for your UL325 and FF2200 stickers to ensure it meets basic requirements. This includes ensuring your operator uses photoelectric eyes and reversing edges as gate openers have a reverse direction function that activates if an obstruction is present. If you encounter any problems, call a professional! To ensure automatic gate safety, we offer support, and so do our manufacturers. You do not want things to go wrong and end up in injuries resulting from simply not bringing in someone who knows about automatic gate safety and gate operators.


If you'd like to view an entire list of checkpoints to review to ensure you are doing everything you can to achieve the best automatic gate safety, visit our 10 Gate Opener Safety Tips page to review each checkpoint in detail.


We are here to aid you in your automatic gate safety project in any way we can. Gate Opener Safety, a website and branch of Discount Fence Supply, Inc is backed by our name and by our customers. We took no time to make a name for reliable, quality, and safe products. With over 150 years of experience in the business, we can offer you the best rates and the quickest shipping for the highest quality automatic gate safety products on the market. Feel free to give us a call toll-free at (888) 378-1043 to receive a free quote on any Discount Fence Supply product or simply to receive more information on assisting in your project.