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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 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. It is addit...


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6 ways to make gate more secure

Posted by Bridget on Tuesday, June 22, 2021,

1)    When it comes to home security it is unarguable that electric 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 levels...


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About the Nice Hansa Speedo gate motor

Posted by Bridget on Thursday, June 3, 2021,

The Nice Hansa SPEEDO was one of the original  gate motors to automate your sliding driveway gate in South Africa. Automated driveway gates provide you with convenience and safety in the South African crime climate. 


This motor has an electromechanical gear. It is equipped with a PC board and connector for the radio receiver. The motor is powered by electricity. The Nice Hansa SPEEDO will operate on its battery back-up system in the event of a power failure or load shedding as commonly expe...


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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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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. 

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

Mark:
“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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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 a motor 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 be consi...


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Power surge damage to a Hansa Speedo gate motor PC board

Posted by bridget on Wednesday, November 22, 2017,
Power surges are commonly caused by lightening strikes in Johannesburg.



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