Thinking about getting an automatic driveway gate to keep your family and property safe? It’s important to know that not all gates are inherently secure.

Below is a list of the types of gates and the level of security they provide from the most secure to the least secure.

Note: This is intended to give you a very basic idea of the types of gates that are most secure.

1. Hydraulic rail drive operated slide gate with internal solenoid lock.

2. Hydraulic rail drive operated slide gate.

3. Chain drive operated slide gate with magnetic locking.

4. Pad mount operated single swing gate with magnetic locking.

5. Pad mount operated dual swing gate with magnetic locking.

6. Pad mount operated dual swing gate without magnetic locking.

7. Pad mount operated single swing gate without magnetic locking.

8. Linear style operated single swing gate with magnetic locking.

9. Linear style operated dual swing gate with magnetic locking.

10. Chain drive operated slide gate without magnetic locking.

11. Linear style operated single swing gate without magnetic locking.

12. Linear style operated dual swing gate without magnetic locking.
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