AUTOGATE has been manufacturing vehicle access control booms and spike barriers in a variety of configurations for over 30 years.

These booms and barriers have a wide range of applications for vehicle access and traffic flow control.

Housings are available in a range of colours with an option to match corporate colour schemes.

Spike barriers can be retro-fitted to our booms to provide additional security.

The powder coated stainless steel housing and the high quality finish will withstand continuous and prolonged use in hostile environments

Powder coated 3CR12 stainless steel housings are available as an option if required.

Booms Allow :

Vehicle access control

Unmanned secure entrances

Battery backup in the event of a power failure

Auto reverse on contact with a vehicle

Options – Boom traffic signs and traffic lights


Automatic boom specifications

DRIVE : 70 watt

GEAR BOX : Worm reduction gearbox

SPEED: Fixed ± 3.5 sec

MECHANISM: Crank arm and connecting rod producing
sinusoidal motion control

CASING : – Mild Steel, power coated, – Optional 3CR12 stainless steel, (IP55 enclosure for controls).

BOOM POLE : 76mm x 1mm diameter aluminium up to 6.0m

STOP / NO ENTRY: Road ordinance compliant 450mm dia.

ENTRY SIGNS : Reflective Signs Available


Available in lengths from 2.0m – 6.0m

Poles can be Red & White or Yellow & Black sections

Suitable for both indoor and outdoor applications

Compatible with all access control systems

Limits access to authorised vehicles only

Can be configured to auto close after vehicles

Optional stainless steel, powder coated housing for maximum corrosion protection

Can have safety loops and/or beams to prevent boom closing on a vehicle

Silent trouble-free operation

Passage frequency ±60 vehicles per hour

Manual Boom Specifications

STAND : Galvanised mild steel painted red and white

COUNTER WEIGHT : Cast concrete painted black with lift handle. (for 4 – 6m poles only)

LOCKING : Pole can be locked in both vertical and horizontal positions

BOOM POLE : Lightweight extruded 76mm x 1 diameter aluminium striped red & white or yellow & black. Max 6.0m

POLE REST : Optional pole rest available for poles over 4.0 meters

STOP / NO ENTRY SIGNS : Road ordinance compliant 450mm, reflective signs available


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