pressure edges

Applying safety via force limitation: flawed thinking

A number of companies are still using force limitation as a primary safety device on an automated gate. As the pioneering charity which first brought the issue of automated gate safety to the public’s attention, Gate Safe explains why this is a flawed practice. Read More...

Pressure Edges: The standard in plain English

Jargon
The main thrust of the Gate Safe campaign has always been to deliver guidance and training in practical terms which is easy to comprehend - rather than in a technical language littered with jargon - to help improve the safety of automated gates… Read More...

Is there an over reliance on pressure edges to deliver automated gate safety?

Type in automatic, electric or powered gate safety into Google and you will find numerous references to safety edges (also referred to as pressure edges). Read More...