Entrance Gates: Getting to Know the Different Types

Gates | August 16, 2018

Getting to know the different types of entrance gates can help you make an informed decision about which type of gate will work best for your particular needs. At Vulcan Metal Works, we understand how important it is to provide safety and security on your property. That is why we offer a wide range of commercial entrance gates that are perfect for a selection of different industries.

Types of Entrance Gates

Some of the different types of commercial entrance gates available for you to choose from include:

Automation Gates

Automation gates are constructed from high-quality materials and are specifically designed to stand up to the wear and tear of everyday use, making them the perfect option for commercial, residential, and industrial applications. This type of entrance gate features an electronic motor system that can be used to open the gate and allow restricted access to the property.

Barrier Gates

Barrier gates are tamper-proof and impact resistant gates, designed to prevent vehicle incursions on a property while still allowing easy vehicle access when unlocked. This type of entrance gate is commonly used to prevent entrance to parking lots at parks but can also be used for industrial and commercial applications.

Slide Gates

Slide gates are a cost-effective, practical solution for both commercial and residential entry applications and are especially ideal for most access roads, including compact and graded driveways. This type of entrance gate works to provide a higher level of security and convenience and can be automated if the gate is cantilevered and has no wheels touching the ground.

Swing Gates

Swing gates offer a high level of strength and durability, making them the perfect option for adding extra security to any residential, commercial, or industrial property. This type of entrance gate is made from a heavy-duty construction and can easily be automated to allow for vehicles and pedestrians to enter the property more efficiently.

Vertical Pivot Lift Gates

Vertical pivot lift gates are designed to offer a higher level of security and efficiency, as they can operate in even the most extreme weather conditions and in locations tight on space. This type of entrance gate can also be easily adapted to fit any type of terrain, including curbs, railroad tracks, uneven driveways, speedbumps, and drainage swales.

If you would like to learn more about getting to know the different types of entrance gates, or if you are interested in one of our fence products or rentals, please contact Vulcan Metal Works at 604-329-9562 or by requesting a quote on our website.

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