Automatic Gate Maintenance

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Ensure your automatic gates, barriers or bollards are regularly tested and routinely serviced to guarantee the efficient working order of your system

Regular testing and servicing of your automatic gates, barriers or bollards will enable the system to work to its full capacity, securing the entrance to your property. It will also reduce any faults in your structure.

Annual Automation maintenance packages

In order to have your automated access inspected and tested annually, we can provide you with a maintenance contract. The benefit to this is routine testing is done without thought or hassle, confirming that your system is always performing to its full capacity. It may alert the engineer to potential issues with your system which can be solved before encountering any issues.

As a contract customer, you are also guaranteed a response to an emergency call within 5 hours.

On signing a maintenance agreement, an engineer will visit your property to inspect and test your system. All of our engineers are qualified to full standards and will ensure that you will not encounter any disturbance to the operating of your system while this takes place within a brief timeframe.

Maintenance contracts are reviewed annually for your convenience. After each term, you will have the opportunity to review it before deciding on the year ahead. You will never be bound to this contract after such period if for any reason it no longer meets your requirements.

What to expect from your engineer on a maintenance visit

All annual preventative maintenance visit is carried out in accordance with European Standards EN50131-1 and includes the following checks:

  • Full service and maintenance checks where any faulty components can be repaired or replaced
  • Lubricate all mechanical parts
  • Clean circuitry of dust and insects’ nests
  • Testing and diagnostics of safety devices
  • Adjustments of gate/barrier hardware such as rollers and hinges
  • Re-align gate/barrier
  • Check and clean gate/barrier
  • Force test carried out accompanied by a force test report sheet
  • Maintenance and fault report sheets with every site visit
  • Safety operation of photocells
  • Diagnostics check on control panel
  • Correct levels of hydraulic oil
  • Safety pressure of hydraulic system
  • Barrier arm fixings or gate fixings
  • Check driver motor
  • Bearings
  • Limit switches
  • Loop detectors
  • All electronic connections
  • Check electric lock
  • Check gate hinges
  • Remote controls check
  • Intercom test
  • Devices water-sealed
  • Control panel sealed
  • Rack and Pinion checked
  • Fire link tested
  • GSM tested
  • Water drainage

Sentinel Security Systems understand the importance of flexibility and we can create a maintenance agreement suitable to your specific needs where necessary.

Independent Repair/Service Visits

Although we highly recommend a regular maintenance contract for the best performance of your gates/barriers/bollards, you may wish to request an engineer call-out at your convenience. This can be arranged for you at any time.

The highest standards in gate automation

We only use equipment of the highest quality, and all of our systems meet the requirements set out in the Irish(and European) Standard I.S. En50131-1: 2006. We are licenced by The Private Security Authority and Certified by the National Standards Authority of Ireland.

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