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Quality Gate Motor for Sale in Johannesburg

Posted by Bridget on Friday, March 11, 2022,

There is no doubt that having your driveway gate in Johannesburg automated is a necessity, not a luxury. Long gone are the days when you hopped out of your car, with the motor running, to push your driveway gate open.  You then drove in, once again leaving your car running to close the gate behind you. In this day and age this makes you a sitting duck for driveway crime such as car hijacking, mugging and home invasion.

If you are in the market to buy a gate motor, it may be very tempting to ...

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Choosing the best gate motor for your security – 2 top tips

Posted by Bridget on Tuesday, August 24, 2021,

Experience the press-a-button convenience and safety of your automatic driveway gate. Gate automation in Johannesburg is no longer a luxury but now a necessity to prevent hijackings and home invasions.  It is no longer a question to automate your driveway gate, but rather which is best gate motor for your security that you will choose for the automation. 

2 essential considerations to make when choosing correct motor:

Firstly it is essential you know the following four features of your gate...

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Extra Heavy-duty Industrial Sliding Gate Motor

Posted by Bridget on Tuesday, July 20, 2021,

We are excited to announce an industry first in the gate motor space. A new, extra heavy-duty industrial sliding gate motor that can run on 220 volts.

The Hansa heavy duty 3 phase motor, which is popular and widely used on extra heavy-duty gates such as aeroplane hangar doors at airports, has up to now only been able to work on 380 volts.

Three-phase power supply is a kind of polyphase framework and is the most well-known technique utilized by electrical grids worldwide for transmission. I...

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5 Tips to make driveway gates more secure

Posted by Bridget on Tuesday, June 22, 2021,

 When it comes to home security it is unarguable that electric driveway gates make your home more secure. They provide a physical barrier by being unopenable whilst in automation mode. Secondly, as they can only be opened/closed via a remote control, they also provide a deterrent to opportunistic thieves who otherwise could just easy slip through a manual gate.

Our high crime rate in Johannesburg does call for more than just a simple automated gate unfortunately. One does need to add more le...

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Common Gate Motor Problems

Posted by Bridget on Thursday, April 29, 2021,

Automatic gates are incredibly convenient because they allow for quick access, allowing for better security and safety. However, like most technology, sliding gate motors are not immune to problems. 

Common gate motor problems present as follows:

  • Gates not closing / opening

  • Gate opens / closes halfway

  • Gate sluggish to open/close

  • Gate not responding to any of the remotes

  • Gate off rail / rack 

These are the 4 obvious culprits causing your gate to malfunction:

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Home Security Assessment - Think like a thief

Posted by Bridget on Tuesday, March 23, 2021,


When last did you check your own home security?
All it takes is 30 minutes but can save you many tears and money.  It is essential to close any loopholes for a criminal to use to gain entry onto your property and into your premises.

Think like a thief:

Start at your perimeter

·         Boundary wall: Look at your front wall from the road side and imagine how your side and back walls looks from your neighbours side.  Assess how easy it is to climb over. Are ther...

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Upgrade of Sliding Gate Motor by Centurion (Centsys)

Posted by Bridget on Thursday, January 14, 2021,

Interview on MixFM radio station with Mark, Marketing Manager at Centsys, the manufacturers of Centurion D5 SMART sliding gate motor. 

“So tell us about this new gate motor that Centurion has developed.” 

“As a country we are being subjected to load shedding. The nice thing we have done is doubled the batteries in the motor. So not only do you get fast operations when it works normally but also during the power outages.  Battery life is now twice as long when there is a power f...
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Improve Your House Perimeter Security: 5 Tips

Posted by bridget on Tuesday, December 8, 2020,

Keeping our house perimeter security and inside space secure should be our priority.  Our homes are our sanctuaries, the place where we can kick off our shoes after a long day in the office and chill.  And even more now during Covid-19 as poverty and crime increase in Johannesburg. Take a walk around your property and look for soft spots that can be used by criminals.  The exercise is well worth it.

Here are 5 tips on how to protect your homes, if these strategies are not in place yet.  Star...

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Installation of Gate Automation

Posted by Bridget on Thursday, November 19, 2020,

Driveway gate motor installation requires ultimate safety due to electrical and mechanical risks that can happen. Installation of gate automation unit, such as the Nice Hansa Speedo, must be carried out by a qualified installer with respect for the South African laws.  The automation of sliding gates is governed by the information listed in the SANS standards.  Faulty installation can cause damage to the motor and harm to persons.  In addition to obvious dangers the following risks must also ...

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