Contact Us for an Code Complinance Assessment 920-563-5249
- 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.
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.