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  • Your assessment will be completed by a Certified Power Gate Installer/ Designer.
  • $300.00 per  Gate Entrance.
  • We’ll personally give recommendations to update your Power Gate to Codes and Compliance.
  • If you choose to have the work done by us, we’ll Apply the fee to the work order to bring your gates to Code Compliance.

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Regulated by who?

  • American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
  • Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (M.U.T.C.D)
  • Underwriters Laboratory (UL)

Requirements for all Gates

  • Gates are to be provided with auxiliary supports to prevent a gate from falling over more than 45 degrees from its vertical plane. (para 4.2)
  • There should be no protrusion greater than one-half inch on the bottom vertical edge of the gate. No protrusion may have sharp edges regardless of length.
  • Allowable protrusions are top pickets and top decorative designs; gate locks, wheels and positive stops on horizontal slide gates; bottom retainers in Class IV horizontal slide gates; and positive stops at the top of vertical lift gates.
  • Barbed wire cannot be installed at a height lower than six feet, and barbed tape cannot be installed a height lower than eight feet for a gate panel intended to be automated.
  • Automated gates need to have all gate latches disabled.
  • The gate must be balanced so that it does not open or close on its own when disconnected from the operator.

Codes Referencing UL 325 and ASTM F2200

  • International Building Code (IBC)  2009 Edition and later
  • International Fire Code (IFC)  2009 Edition and later
  • International Residential Code (IRC)  2012 Edition and later
  • American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) F2200 – The standard addresses construction and installation standards for all types of gates as well as specific details for each type of gate.

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